GRR: Life University
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.
Life University center Harley Wheeler, newly-minted D1A champion, has won the Rudy Scholz Award as the top men’s college player of 2018-19.
College teams as well as players and fans from around the country have voted to create the list of five finalists for the Rudy Scholz Award.
Given annually to the top men's college player in the country, the Rudy Scholz Award is sponsored by the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle, WA and has been presented each of the last three years.
Votes from college teams and from players and fans from around the country have finalized the five finalist for the MA Sorensen Award.
The 2019 MA Sorensen Award Finalists are (photos in order of player, photo credit below):
The Mira Costa Boys HS team will probably be cheering for Life this weekend in the D1A men's college final, given that alumnus Justin Johnson is the Running Eagles' starting flanker, but they will also be cheering for Life in the women's final four.