GRR: Cal Poly
Get to know these two Scholz Award Finalists a little better.
GRR interviews Tommy Clark and Patrick Madden in the videos below.
The finalists for the Rudy Scholz Award as the top men's college rugby player in the United States have been selected.
A combination of coach/team votes, and fan votes, have whittled the list of nominees down to five finalists. The top fan vote-getter is an automatic finalist, and so is the top team vote-getter (those votes usually logged by coaches or team presidents).
In a hugely physical clash between top-10 D1A teams, Saint Mary's pulled away from Navy to beat the Midshipmen 43-25 Saturday at Cal's Witter field.
On a day when two military academies were in action in Berkeley, with Army playing Cal, players and teams had a unique opportunity to test themselves.
Santa Clara's win over UC Davis has vaulted the Broncos into the California Conference conversation.
The anticipated early-season clash between UCLA and Cal Poly ended up being not being as close as some (like this editor) expected.
A game though to have the potential to go either way ended up going heavily UCLA's way to the tune of 65-7. UCLA was fast and aggressive, led 41-0 at halftime, and cruised.