Chesapeake Conf. News
The University of Mary Washington has pulled off two straight tournament victories in the Chesapeake Conference series.
This has been a difficult task to accomplish over the last couple of years, as the Chesapeake has several strong 7s teams, and winning consistently is very difficult.
On a cold, rainy weekend, UMW went 5-0 in this past weekend's tournament.
The Chesapeake Collegiate Conference has named its first-team and second-team all-conference players.
The University of Mary Washington had to battle for it, but came away with a four-try bonus point and a 22-12 victory over Virginia Tech in the Chesapeake Conference.
it was a muddy affair in Blacksburg, Va,, but it was enough for the Mothers to almost clinch the Chesapeake. UMW just has to garner a single bonus point from its final two league games to secure 1st place.
Big news out of Emmitsburg, Md. as Mount Saint Mary’s has elevated the men’s rugby program to the status of Premier Team Sport.
University of South Carolina won the opening Chesapeake Conference 7s tournament of the season, beating James Madison 14-7 in the final.
Played in snowy conditions at Towson University, the tournament included six teams from the Chesapeake and several others from outside the conference (including USC).