The Northeast region of the USA Rugby Women's DII College Fall Championship, hosted by ACRA, didn’t sort out it until today, as Bowdoin and Colorado College played the final Round of 32 game of the weekend. The visitors had to wait until the final five minutes of the game before putting any points on the board, while the Polar Bears ran in nine tries for the 51-5 win.
The Midwest and Mid-Atlantic brackets have named their Round of 16 representatives for the USA Rugby Women's DII College Fall Championships, hosted by ACRA. The West and Northeast regions have one more game to decide, and we'll update once those results come across.
One half of the USA Rugby Women DII College's Fall Championship, hosted by ACRA, Northeast bracket is straightforward: Bowdoin College hosts Colorado College; Rutgers hosts St. Michael’s. The victors of this weekend’s matches will play each other at the Round of 16 in Hanover, N.H. We’re expecting next weekend’s game to be between Bowdoin and Rutgers.
The West bracket of the USA Rugby Women’s DII College Fall Championship has already named two teams to its Round of 16, making this weekend’s Round of 32 a quieter one comparatively. Winona and Utah Valley have already booked their tickets to Northern Iowa on Nov. 15-16 for the next round of national playoffs.
The Midwest bracket of the USA Rugby Women's DII College Fall Championship, hosted by ACRA, is the only region that is contesting all four Round of 32 matches on Saturday - that is, no conference championships count as Round of 32 games. Notre Dame College is the heavy favorite to advance to the Final Four in Florida, but here's a preview of what you can expect on Saturday:
This weekend marks the opening weekend of the USA Rugby Women’s DII College Fall Championship, hosted by ACRA, and games will be contested in one of four regional brackets. In three of those brackets, a conference championship is serving as a Round of 32 match, meaning the victor moves onto the Round of 16. The Mid-Atlantic region, however, has put a slight spin on the bye procedure.
We do not have all of the information for the new USAR Fall 15s Championships sponsored by ACRA, but considering teams have qualified for playoffs that will occur in two weekends' time, we're publishing all of the information we do have.