Norwich University won the Chris Munn 7s this past weekend, edging the always-tough Middlebury 19-17 in the final.
This was a heavily-Vermont-area tournament, with Norwich fielding four teams, Vermont and Middlebury two, and Dartmouth also participating.
In the B-side bracket, Middlebury B defeated Norwich B 29-15 to win the cup.
Our Eagle Impact Rugby Academy player spotlight this week is Jake Feury, longtime back for Middlebury College.
Eight teams are in Pittsburgh for half of the Men's DII College playoffs, and it's likely we'll see a new challenger out of one of those brackets.
Midway through the season, the Middlebury College rugby team held a meeting, and the team leadership told everyone that they had been eliminated from playoff contention.
Bentley and Middlebury both won playoff games on the road to finalize the national men's DII Round of 16.
To see the entire Round of 16 bracket, go here: DII College Latest
We know almost all of the teams that will play in the Men's National DII College quarterfinals, after results this weekend; here's the rundown:
The Norwich University men's rugby team remained undefeated (7-0) with a convincing 39-12 victory over NECRC rival University of Vermont.
The Cadets' victory clinched the NECRC 2016 Conference Championship and gives them an automatic bid to the USA Division II Collegiate Rugby National round of 16.
Norwich University overcame a slow start to beat University of Vermont and move to 3-0 in the New England CRC Men's DII Conference.
The Cadets arrived in Burlington somewhat flat and UVM scored a try in the first three minutes. Seven minutes later Norwich bounced back and to took a 7-5 lead with a try by freshman prop Keyon McCloud Holman and Keegan Frick conversion.
Middlebury College, in Middlebury, Vt., is looking for an Assistant Coach for the Men's Rugby Club.
Earlier this season Middlebury College Head Coach John Phillips offered a very muted assessment of his team, warning that the Panthers were young, inexperienced, and up against it with AIC and Boston College in the ECRC.
Well AIC is still on the docket, but BC is not anymore, as Middlebury upset the Eagles 23-18 on Saturday.