GRR: Penn State
If you want an advertisement for the Bowl Game concept, look no further than Ohio State vs Penn State at the CRAA Fall Classic.
The game pitted two colleges that are rivals in any sport. It promised to be close and perhaps was even closer than that. It produce drama, quality rugby, and was hugely entertaining.
The Hornets Nest Bowl Game at the CRAA Fall Classic pits two longtime rivals against each other in Ohio State and Penn State.
It's a good rivalry not consummated much in recent years but with plenty of history.
Central Washington defeated Penn State 63-12 Thursday night in the opening D1 Elite game for the Wildcats.
This is part of CWU's tour of the east coast. The Wildcats will take on Navy on Saturday.
Penn State's journey to the R7CC has been an interesting one.
The Nittany Lions opted to join the Big 10 for the 7s season and while the travel was tough, it got them ready for what's ahead.
The D1A playoffs start this weekend with the four teams in that division playing semifinals Saturday and the final on CRAA Finals Weekend on April 30.
Lindenwood faces Penn State in St. Charles, Mo. Lindenwood is 11-0 and has logged impressive wins over women's clubs Life West, Chicago North Shore, Chicago Lions, Colorado Gray Wolves, and the St. Louis Sabres.