DIAA College Rugby News
Our College Player Of The Week this week is Cal State Long Beach captain and flyhalf Steven Bodley.
D1AA action has been slowed somewhat by a snowstorm in the Pacific Northwest that has basically halted all play.
The location for USA Rugby's 2019 Collegiate 7s National Championships have been finalized, with Tucson's Kino Sports complex playing host on Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-26.
Here are the historical men's college champions of major playoffs in the USA.
As of December 3, 2018
The Chesapeake Collegiate Conference has named its first-team and second-team all-conference players.
The University of Mary Washington had to battle for it, but came away with a four-try bonus point and a 22-12 victory over Virginia Tech in the Chesapeake Conference.
it was a muddy affair in Blacksburg, Va,, but it was enough for the Mothers to almost clinch the Chesapeake. UMW just has to garner a single bonus point from its final two league games to secure 1st place.
St. Joseph's clinched 1st in the Mid-Atlantic D1AA with a tight win over West Chester.
The result doesn't really change much, as those two finish 1st and 2nd and will play in the conference championship game anyway.
St. Joe's held on 41-35, with West Chester on attack at the end of the game when the Hawks finished them off.
USA Rugby has announced locations and dates for 2018 Fall College Championships and Men's D2 National Championship Series. Vassar College, Scott Boulevard Fields, East Carolina University, and Mount St.
The Gold Coast Men's D1 collegiate conference has selected its MVP and all-conference picks.
UMW won the 2018 Cherry Blossom 15s Tournament this past weekend, going 6-0 over two days and scoring 229 points to their opponents' 37.
This historic tournament, in its 52nd year, featured Virginia Tech, SUNY Oswego, RPI, Christendom, Univ of MD, Georgetown, Xavier of Cincinnati, Salisbury, and Towson St among others.
For some reason, University of Central Florida seems to start slowly these last few years, but in the end, the Golden Knights always make a move late.
The D1AA playoff schedules and dates are to be announced by USA Rugby soon. Here's a quick preview of what's going to happen.
Fall Champion Mary Washington is waiting to play the Spring Champion and will do so on the weekend of May 5.