GRR: New Mexico Tech
New Mexico Tech defeated Christendom 26-10 to win the CRC 7s Small College National Championship, finishing off a six-game run.
NMT had lost to Christendom in the NCR Small-College final and so were looking for some measure of revenge.
As Christendom's players knelt to sing and pray after beating New Mexico Tech in the Cohen Cup final for men's small college fans saw exactly what it takes to win a championship—faith.
It was a wild night in Houston for the NCR small-college semis with both winners having to battle their way through.
For Christendom it was all about the comeback. With a stiff breeze blowing straight down the field. Holy Cross started the game with the wind at their backs and they used it smartly. Christendom, for their part, didn't.
Rugby is returning to colleges around the country, and it’s worth keeping an eye on New Mexico, where young Head Coach Gearoid Dunbar running growing men’s and women’s programs.