GRR: University of Arizona
BYU won a very competitive clash with Arizona 38-18 in the second match of their tour into the desert.
Arizona led early from a snipey try through scrumhalf George O'Brien and then a penalty goal from fullback Matteo Berenger. An offsides penalty against Arizona led to BYU's chance to answer. They took the lineout and prop Billy Tenney popped off the back of the maul to score.
TUCSON, Ariz. — The University of Arizona rugby program will now offer scholarships to its student-athletes thanks to a $1 million gift from Jason Figley, a parent of a current and a former rugby player at UArizona.
The higher-ranked teams all won in the first round of the DIA playoffs Saturday.
BYU and Central Washington won by relatively large margins, while in the lone game in the East, Life had to battle through a tough Navy side.
Beware a good college rugby team that hasn't been able to play; really beware an excellent rugby team that hasn't played in a while.
Cal visited the state of Arizona this weekend and defeated University of Arizona 94-10 and two days late dismissed Grand Canyon University 84-0.
Grand Canyon and University of Arizona tied 28-28 Saturday evening in a game that did much to help build the rivalry between the two Arizona colleges.
The game was pretty dramatic to start with, but was almost more so as Ethan Van Tonder's 48-meter penalty kick drifted wide as time wound down.