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.
Yale invited UMass, Columbia, Siena College, Endicott College, and Northeastern to the Yale 7s Tournament this past weekend in order to gain more experience against non-Ivy League and non-varsity teams. Although Yale did this to develop their young team for their current 7s season, all teams that attended found the tournament to be just as beneficial.
While Central Florida, University of Virginia, UC San Diego, UC Davis, and Washington State hold the top seeds of their conferences, they are very aware that this weekend's DI Collegiate Women's Round of 8 will consist of the most challenging competition yet.
Last season, UConn remained undefeated as the took the National Fall DI Championship from Air Force with a 19-12 win. This win secured them a place in the spring title game. However, UConn won't be going.
Tomorrow, University of Washington (North #2), Chico State (West #2), UC Berkeley (West #3), UCSD (South #1), UCLA (South #2), Washington State (North #1), Arizona State (South #3), and UC Davis (West #1) will be competing in the Pacific Mountain Rugby Conference playoffs and a place in the national Women's DI Spring Quarterfinals.
While most college students spent their Spring Break on vacation or lounging at home, Penn State traveled to another country to experience different styles of game play outside the USA.
From March 9-12, Penn State played against three Italian teams during their Italy Tour: Monza, Valsugana, and Cogoleto. The Nittany Lions remained victorious during the entirety of their stay.
Life has racked up a total of 383 points during their six games so far this season, averaging 64 points a game. Only 19 of those points were taken by Life's opponents.
The UVa women's team gathered its third win of the season after defeating East Carolina, Tennessee, and NC State.
The Virginia players found their toughest competition thus far in NC State, yet even though UVa inside center Zoe Schmitt claims the score doesn’t reflect the actual game, UVa shut down NC State to take home a 75-0 victory.
Stanford found the redemption it was looking for from its last match against UC Davis by beating Cal by over 40 points Saturday.
In an unexpected turn of events, the University of California, Davis soundly defeated Stanford University 46-19 this past Saturday.
Stanford, a DI Elite team, used to be a group that moved ball wide quickly to break the gain line and use the advantage to score flashy tries - but that didn't happen this time around.
Another gruesome civil war commenced last Saturday, resulting in a 25-24 Oregon State University win over the University of Oregon after a game-winning kick through the uprights hooked just outside the posts.
Quinnipiac showed plenty of grit against the Penn State Nittany Lions, but two first-half yellow cards against the Bobcats and two tries by PSU wing Tess Feury led to a 13-5 halftime lead for the eight-time National Champions and ultimately a 35-12 victory.