GRR: Central Washington University
Another couple of teams step into the fray in college rugby as the University of Arizona gets set to play Grand Canyon this weekend.
College rugby games are still few and far between as breaking out of COVID shutdowns and keeping everyone free from positive tests has been very difficult.
A high-rankings game lived up to its billing Saturday night as #1 (GRR rankings) Lindenwood took on #4 Central Washington.
In the only major women's college rugby game of the weekend, the Central Washington University Wildcats improved to 3-0 with a 26-8 defeat of BYU in Provo.
It was a snow-covered field in Provo that welcomed the teams this morning, but BYU got going shoveling the snow off and they played the game.
The quote from Ernest Hemmingway's The Sun Also Rises about how Mke Campbell went bankrupt—"Gradually, then suddenly"—is kind of how, in a more positive fashion, we will see college rugby come back.
All eyes are on the campus of Lindenwood University this weekend as the #1-ranked Lions host two collegiate teams of note.
New program Marian University will visit St. Charles to make the team’s first official game as a new varsity program. This won’t be easy as Marian is just getting it all put together and while a talented side, will have a tough job of it against Lindenwood.