On April 16, AIC took the West Chester 7s cup against Army, Dartmouth, Norwich, Princeton, West Chester, Bloomsburg, and Kutztown, yet their 4-1 tournament record was not easily obtained.
We're into the Quarterfinals of the Varsity Cup, and the games are a little tougher to pick, with an expectation that a couple, as least, will be close.
Here’s a quick rundown of the Varsity Cup games this weekend.
BYU smacked Arizona State 113-8 Saturday night to finish off the day's VC games.
Dartmouth College shocked pretty much everyone Saturday in beating Penn State in the opening round of the Varsity Cup.
“Nobody thought we would win,” said Dartmouth Head Coach Gavin Hickie, without a shade a bitterness. “Nobody, that is, except us.”
The month of April is around the corner and that means playoff time in college rugby, including the Varsity Cup.
Dartmouth won the Ariel Re Bermuda 7s Saturday, surprising Kutztown in the semifinals and defeating Stony Brook in the final.
Stony Brook also had a good tournament, losing only to Dartmouth (twice - in pool play and in the final).
For Dartmouth, the big result was the semifinal 12-10 victory over Kutztown, a result that not everyone would have predicted.
WEST POINT, N.Y. (Army Sports Release) – A first half explosion that led to the Army West Point men’s rugby team heading into the locker room with a 34-0 advantage set the tone for the Black Knights’ 56-5 victory over Dartmouth from Anderson Rugby Complex on Saturday.
Coming off a close loss to Navy, Dartmouth has to feel like things are looking up as the Big Green faces West Point this weekend.
It seems like it has taken a little too long for Nate Brakeley to get here, but maybe that’s just the way it is.
Dartmouth secured the regular-season Ivy League championship with a clinical 51-19 defeat of Harvard.
The victory meant Dartmouth finishes the fall 7-0 in the Ivy League, and Harvard drops to 5-1. Harvard will finished 2nd in the Ivy League and take the top seed in the DIAA playoff (in which Dartmouth doesn’t participate).
The Ivy League regular season top spot gets decided this weekend as 5-0 Harvard takes on 6-0 Dartmouth.