The Davenport men jumped into 2nd in the Mid-South with a 26-7 defeat of Lindenwood Saturday in the final conference game of the season.
Life University clinched the Mid-South DIA Conference with a 20-13 defeat of Davenport in Grand Rapids, Mich. Saturday.
Life University moved to 3-0 and all but clinched the Mid-South DIA Conference with an 18-15 nailbiter at Lindenwood.
Now the job gets a little harder.
After losing a close one to Life and winning a close one over Davenport, Lindenwood looks to unseat Life at home, and perhaps put them in a position to win the Mid-South.
The Mid-South DIA college conference continued its string of very close games, with Lindenwood just getting past Davenport 20-16 Saturday in the Charles Labry Memorial match between the two rivals.
The teams were deadlocked 10-10 before two JP Eoff conversions put Davenport up 16-10 at halftime.
The Mid-South continues to live up to ita reputation as a game where anything can happen. Yes, Life University is 2-0 in the conference, but those wins came by three and four points, respectively.
Life University moved to 2-0 in the Mid-South after the Running Eagles held off a furious late charge by Lindenwood to win 25-21 Saturday in Marietta, Ga.
Rugby is a team game, but the presence or absence of one player can have an impact.
Life University escaped an intense battle with Davenport University Saturday, kicking a penalty goal with no time left to win the opening match in the Mid-South Conference 28-25.
The word challenge gets thrown around quite a bit in rugby circles, especially when a coach is looking for a difficult opponent to test his players.
One of the biggest problems for good teams at any level is to find games that aren’t blowouts. Lindenwood Head Coach JD Stephenson certainly has been looking for those games, and searched far afield to find them.