It’s a repeat of the 2015 fall final, as Davenport and Winona State will meet up for the women’s DII college fall championship.
Will this be another Davenport coronation?
Davenport University came back from a 7-0 deficit to defeat Arkansas State 15-12 in a non-conference clash between two teams set to be in the Mid-South next spring.
Wind made the Bowling Green v Davenport showdown a game of two halves, and in the end, Davenport held on to win the game 29-20.
Davenport University defeated Lindenwood-Belleville this past weekend 38-15 in a game that told us much about both teams.
Lindenwood-Belleville takes on another difficult DIA opponent in Davenport this week.
In perhaps the most dramatic and most closely-watched clash of the weekend, despite it being a non-conference game, Notre Dame College edged Davenport University 26-24.
The game was a back-and-forth affair in a game of contrasting styles. Davenport used a methodical, phase play approach, while NDC looked to be patient, play smart defense, and make big-play opportunities count.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Davenport University has announced that Harry King II will assume the throne as men's rugby head coach.
There's more to this story than just who won. The women's DII championship matchup turned out the way it did because Tulane, who won the Spring Final, couldn't make it - so we're going to talk about that for a second.
We're down to nine teams (not eight), in the DIA playoffs.
Lindenwood put an injury-slammed Wheeling Jesuit to the sword Saturday, beating the Cardinals 89-5. Michael Baska scored three and set up at least two more. Deion Mikesell scored two, and fullback Lungi Tshuma scored 32 points on nine conversions, three penalty goals, and a try. Ashley Harrop also scored twice for the Lions.
It’s a quick turnaround from the regular season to the DIA playoffs, but the first round is indeed upon us this coming weekend.
Eight teams enter the playoffs from all over the country, and all with some significant game-hardening behind them. Here’s a look: