Cal and Arkansas State will play each other for the Varsity Cup final after they won difficult semifinals Saturday.
Arkansas battled Navy in the rain in Jonesboro, Ark., and it was a game that hinged, to a certain extent, on one play. With the score 10-7 to ASU near halftime.
The final 16 of women’s DI playoffs kicks off this weekend at four regional sites.
Here’s the lineup of games:
Lindenwood v Washington State
Stanford v Arizona
played at Stanford
Life v North Carolina
Central Florida v Virginia
played at Life
Penn State v James Madison
And just like that, we're down to four teams in the Varsity Cup.
Cal hosts Penn State and Arkansas State hosts Navy in this year's final four, and it's all up in the air.
Penn State and Army combined for 81 points in Saturday’s Varsity Cup Quarterfinal, and it was the Penn State Nittany Lions that emerged winners in something of a barnburner, 47-34.
The Varsity Cup enters its quarterfinals and things get a little tougher for those who pulled out victories last week.
Here's a rundown of the Varsity Cup 1st round.
The Varsity Cup's 1st Round kicks off this weekend and in recent years we've seen a few surprises in this round.
While most would think that Cal and Central Washington are heavily favored to make the final (both teams get a bye this weekend), that doesn't mean all of the other games are foregone conclusions.
Here's what we think (Goff Rugby Report rankings in parentheses):
The USA Rugby Women's College Playoffs look to be set as a mixture of the DI Elite teams and top teams from major conferences will play off.
On the weekend of April 21-23, the Round of 16 and Quarterfinals will be held in four locations, Palo Alto, Calif., Davis, Calif., Marietta, Ga., and State College, pa.
Indiana defeated Penn State in a pre-playoff clash between two of the strongest DIA performers in the fall.
Two college rugby teams came out of the fall shining a little bit more than the rest.
Penn State have opened their tour of Scotland with two straight victories.
On Tuesday the Nittany Lions defeated West of Scotland 73-5.
Bryan McKellar scored three tries in the game, and Tyler May and Kevin Trotter scored two. Also scoring tries were Thomas Del Pino, Joe Kelly, amd Ryan Cornell. Jimmy Ronan converted nine of the tries in an impressive display.
NEW YORK – The Varsity Cup has released the brackets for its 2017 playoff today, Feb. 22.
Fourteen well-regarded college teams will compete in a four-weekend playoffs. Two teams - the top finishers from 2016 that remain in the competition - will get a bye.