GRR: Davenport University
Can Air Force do it again this fall?
The Women’s Fall DI playoff is a hugely competitive one, and one wherein Air Force was somewhat dominant last year with an impressive showing by some unsung tight forwards, and an imposing center pairing.
Life University opened up its Mid-South Conference account with an impressive 24-19 victory over Navy.
The Naval Academy produced some good rugby in the second half to come back and make a game of it, but Life's strong first half won the day.
In a bit of a barnburner on Sunday afternoon, Notre Dame College came back from a 16-7 to take the lead only to see Davenport secure a tie in the closing minutes.
This was a crossover meeting between the Rugby East (NDC) and Mid-South (Davenport), with NDC ranked #12 by D1A Rugby and Davenport ranked at #8 after beating Penn State last week.
The US Naval Academy and Davenport opened up the Mid-South Conference season with Davenport traveling to Annapolis this weekend.
The Mid-South plays most of its season in the spring, but with the snows slow to melt in Michigan, Davenport likes to log a couple of league games in the fall, and this was one of them.