WEST POINT, NY—Sophomore Roanin Krieger made the biggest penalty kick of his collegiate career to claim a 23-21 win for the Navy men’s rugby team over Army Friday night at the Anderson Rugby Complex in West Point.
Navy won the first of the three-game Commander-in-Chief Trophy series with a 50-8 defeat of Air Force.
The Falcons took an 8-3 lead in the 18th minute, but the Mids scored the final 47 points of the game, claiming the Lt. Col. Kevin Shea Memorial Rugby Cup for the sixth straight year.
Annapolis, Md. - Navy held off St. Bonaventure 15-3 in Rugby East action, keeping Navy atop the standings and handing Bonnies their first loss of the season.
It was windy and rainy and cold—fall has finally arrived with a vengeance—and that made scoring difficult.
A pair of first-half tries by the Mids were the difference maker to extend their winning streak to 25 matches.
Navy held off Life University 20-14 in a top-of-the-rankings clash Saturday in Marietta.
NIRA action outside of DI was relatively quiet as many teams played cross-divisional matches, but in DI it was a big weekend, one with potentially significant ramifications within the new Power Ratings.
Let’s take a look: