The four-team meeting of Life, Clemson, Air Force, and Navy finished off Sunday with Air Force and Life coming away victors.
The United States Naval Academy looked impressive in the program’s opening game of 2016.
Playing in a four-game-four-team weekend in Charlotte, NC, Navy used a superior scrum and some excellent defensive pressure to beat Clemson 36-12.
Life University followed up their 119-0 defeat of South Carolina with a 76-13 defeat of Clemson Saturday in Marietta, Ga.
The Running Eagles opened up the scoring in the 1st minute, with a try from Zander Van Schalkwyk, and followed that up with a Conner Mooneyham try to make it 12-0. Alex Maughan scored thanks to a nice steal in the breakdown from Marcus Walsh.
American International College shocked Clemson 54-21 in a game that showcased the depth and athleticism of the program.
Clemson clinched the ACRL Saturday with a 53-12 defeat of Virginia Tech to finish the ACRL conference season 6-0.
With the Virginia Tech loss, NC State has clinched 2nd in the conference.
Clemson was led by scrumhalf Ryan Gilroy, who was impressive in keeping the pace of the game high and marshaling the defense.
Virginia Tech takes on Clemson Saturday in a game that will likely crown the winner of the Atlantic Coast Rugby League (ACRL).
Clemson moved to 4-0 Sunday with a 24-11 defeat of Virginia in ACRL action.
The Tigers, who are slated to clash with AIC in the ACRC Bowl Series, ran out a mostly freshman lineup againt UVA after sending a more veteran group to beat Maryland on Friday. The test of the Clemson depth produced good results, although it wasn't easy on Sunday.
Clemson University moved to 3-0 in the Atlantic Coast Rugby League with a workmanlike 30-8 defeat of #34 Maryland Friday evening.
The ACRC Bowl Series has confirmed that Kutztown will play Indiana in a high-level clash November 21 at the Rugby Athletic Center in Charlotte, NC.
Life University won their first Varsity undergrad game of the 2015-16 school year, weathering a tough first half to defeat Clemson 43-0 at Clemson Friday night.
Clemson hosts Life University this evening (Friday) in the only game for the Life varsity undergraduate team this fall.