GRR: St. Joseph's
A very young St. Joseph's University squad defeated Villanova in a warmup game over the weekend.
The game was a series of three 30-minute periods and SJU ended up ahead 40-12 after all was said and done.
Louisville and Virginia Tech will face off in the final of the NCR D1AA playoffs after both won their semifinals over the weekend.
Goalkicking and momentum shifts were hugely influential on this day.
And we're down to four teams in NCR's D1AA championship after this weekend's quarterfinals.
In most cases the higher-seeded or higher-ranked team won, but not always.
St. Joseph's leads the Mid-Atlantic Rugby Conference with a 6-0-1 record after beating Delaware over the weekend.
The Hawks how look to secure their position when they play James Madison on November 12. JMU won also, beating Maryland 36-34 to improve to 5-0. (JMU's game with Rowan was hurricaned out and will likely not be made up.)
St. Jose[h's has won the Mid-Atlantic Rugby Conference after a 36-0 shutout of Rutgers.
The Hawks exploded for five tries in the first half and looked set to gallop away, but cruised through the second half as they look ahead now to the NCR playoffs.