Cal swept their two games on their Arizona trip over the weekend, beating 85-10 ad Grand Canyon
On Saturday in Tucson Cal got a brace of tries each from Oliver Newall, Pat Deely, Will Shankland. Kealan O'Connell continued his form as a goalkicker with 10 conversions for 20 points.
BYU defeated Cal in impressive fashion 59-26 Saturday in Berkeley.
The Cougars played a very accurate and fast game, showcasing some impressive catch-pass skills and minimizing mistakes that can be so damaging to a Cal opponent.
Cal Poly followed up one big-scoring game with another as the Mustangs beat Santa Clara 78-21.
Led by another impressive showing from captain and inside center Coby Baker and hard running and strong defense from No. 8 Ryan Wenstrom, Cal Poly improved to 2-0 in the California Conference.
Cal rugby shut out UCLA 21-0 on Day Two of the Dennis Storer Classic to top the tournament for the 18th consecutive year.
The Golden Bears victory followed on Day One victories over UC San Diego (94-0) and Cal Poly (33-7).
Nine players got their first USA Men’s 15s caps last weekend, and it’s always nice to combine a debut with a victory.
But that doesn’t mean it’s easy. While Chris Mattina has been on the world sevens circuit and Tomamso Boni has played 11 times for Italy, so they understand what it takes to play internationally, it’s a wakeup call for most.