University of South Carolina won the opening Chesapeake Conference 7s tournament of the season, beating James Madison 14-7 in the final.
Played in snowy conditions at Towson University, the tournament included six teams from the Chesapeake and several others from outside the conference (including USC).
Clemson University opened up the teams new home rugby field, National Athletic Village Field, with a 48-10 defeat of South Carolina Saturday.
This was the first home game at Clemson since October of 2015. With a solid team defensive performance, the Tigers got a big day from loosehead prop Josh Dyson, who scored two tries and was inspiration in leading the pack.
The University of Tennessee held off South Carolina 13-10 Saturday to improve the Vols' SCRC playoff chances, and put a heavy damper on the same prospects for the Gamecocks.
In a game that was more about emotion and intensity than it was about smart and precise rugby, Tennessee took an early lead, but couldn't build on it.
Coming off a tough loss to Kentucky, South Carolina has what amount to a must-win this weekend in the SCRC.
The University of Kentucky made something of a statement in SCRC action as the Wildcats downed the Gamecocks of South Carolina 32-15 Saturday.
The win put Kentucky at 3-0 in the SCRC East and drops USC to 2-1.
Furman University made a splash this weekend, defeating SCRC DI team South Carolina 44-14.
South Carolina defeated Mississippi State 70-7 to move to 2-0 in the SCRC this weekend.
Georgia won 30-6 over Vanderbilt, to improve to 1-2, and Florida moved to 2-0 with a 60-17 defeat of Ole Miss.
It has been a rocky journey getting this far for some teams in the Collegiate Women's DII Round of 16, but after this weekend, four teams will be one step closer to facing Davenport in the May 7th DII National Championship.
The University of South Carolina Gamecocks have won the first 7s tournament in the SCRC Conference, defeating Alabama in the final.
In Pool A, Alabama finished 1st with wins over Ole Miss (19-5) and Alabama-Birmingham (33-5). Ole Miss defeated UAB to finish 2nd at 1-1. In Pool B, Mississippi State won the pool with Auburn 2nd and Georgia’s 2nd side 3rd.
The University of South Carolina Men's Rugby program today announced the spring 2016 recipients of the Carolina Rugby Scholarship, awarding six student-athletes who have demonstrated excellence both on the field and in the classroom.
Tennessee is the SCRC conference champion after a tense, wet, and dramatic final played during the ACRC Bowl Series games at the RAC in Charlotte, NC.
In a game that saw multiple lead changes, Tennessee won on the final play of the game, with lock Kerry Roberts scoring the winning try as time expired.