GRR: Rocky Mountain
The Rocky Mountain D1A Collegiate Conference has named its list of top freshmen.
The list The list includes players from six of the conference's eight teams. The list of players was not selected based on covering all positions, but instead on players who made the most contribution to their teams.
Prop: Trice Scroggins, Colorado State
Prop: Ethan Waite, Colorado State
The Rocky Mountain men's DII college conference has named its All-Conference team.
The list, not surprisingly, includes several players from the top three teams in the conference, Montana State, Northern Colorado, and Colorado Mesa. Those three produce 13 of the 15 All-Conference players.
The University of Colorado has been sanctioned by DIA Rugby fot fielding two unregistered players in a league game this fall.
Two players, Hayes Ward and Sam Tilley, played against New Mexico on September 21. Neither player was CIPP'd and neither was listed on the official matchday roster. Those players were later registered with USA Rugby in the following week.
Ten conferences have confirmed their Men's DII College conferences, with three more to go.
Here's a rundown of what has happened so far.
(Photos by Sara Hoener, Villanova Rugby, and Kelly Williams)
It's a bit of a rivalry weekend in DIA and DIAA college rugby with several schools that have a bit of a history going at it; one of those rivalries will be revisited in the Rocky Mountains as Colorado takes on Colorado State.