GRR: University of Michigan
Two years running, now, the University of Michigan has won the NCR Women’s D1 championship, both times beating a school-supported team in Notre Dame College in the final.
Michigan and Wisconsin Eau Claire both secured repeats championships in NCR women's playoffs, while St. Bonaventure won their first-ever small-college championship.
(Reporting by GRR and also NCR reports)
Michigan State clinched the #1 seed out of the Big 10 East going into the Big 10 semifinals with a convincing 32-19 victory over rivals Michigan State.
This is the annual rivalry match between the two teams, known as the Battle for the Mitten, and with the result MSU is 3-0 in Big 10 East action.
November 11 brings the Big 10 Finals Day to Notre Dame, but there's plenty to be figured out before those eight teams convene in South Bend.
University of Michigan and University of Cincinnati got an early warmup for their fall seasons, meeting up in Ohio on a very warm day.
Michigan controlled the pace of the game nicely with sophomore wing Tommy Hamann finding plenty of space and scoring four tries on the day as Michigan ran out 61-5 winners.