The long weekend cuts back some of the games this week in DIAA, but there's a big one in the MAC with Louisville facing Western Michigan.
Dartmouth faces one of its toughest Ivy League rivals, while Iowa State has a key game against Oklahoma State.
Western Washington and Washington State lead the field after Day One of the Men’s NCRC 7s in Pullman, WA.
WWU went 3-0, defeating Washington 43-7, Eastern Washington 19-12, Oregon 42-0. In the seller Pool B, WSU needed just two victories, but both of them were close. The Cougars beat Boise State 12-5 and Oregon State 24-19 to win the group.
The Western Washington Vikings won two games of the weekend, beating the University of Victoria U21s 39-14 while also taking care of the University of Washington 53-31 in the B-side game.
This was the first outing for WWU since the victory over Oregon State on November 17 and the rust was evident.
The University of Oregon Ducks visited Bellingham, Wash. for an important match up with the 3-0 WWU Vikings. They went home on the wrong end of a 66-7 score.
On a high after beating Oregon State, UO has thoughts of moving up in the NCRC, but Western continues to improve.
Boise State pulled off a bit of a surprise result in the Northwest Collegiate Rugby Conference, beating Oregon 53-28.
Led by a superb defensive effort from No. 8 Joe Green, Boise State put in one of its more complete efforts.
BSU started six freshmen and three sophomores.