GRR: Mary Washington
Penn State eked out a 28-26 victory over Mary Washington in a preseason game for both teams.
This was the inaugural Sheehy Cup created as a challenge match between the two programs.
West Point moved back to .500 in the Rugby East after a comeback victory over Mary Washington Saturday.
Despite dropping to 0-3, UMW put in a good performance and showed once again how the Mothers belong in DIA.
Penn State backed up its close win over Notre Dame College last week with a nifty little shutout of Mary Washington.
It was a hard-nosed effort by UMW, a team that has just joined the Rugby East. But the Mothers were on defense way too much and Penn State’s work in the breakdown mean Mary Washington’s attacking movements weren’t easily sustained.
The University of Mary Washington is ready to make the move up to D1A and has confirmed it's schedule.