GRR: University of Utah
UCLA capped off the PAC Rugby Conference schedule with a 56-19 win over Utah in Salt Lake City.
This was UCLA's first victory in the conference (all teams play just the three games) after a tough home loss to Arizona 32-27 a week before.
A really competitive conference, a team on tour, and some pre-conference warmups characterize this weekend in Men's D1A and D1AA rugby.
Cal, Cal Poly, UCLA, and Utah all went 2-0 in the Storer Classic Saturday at the UCLA campus.
Rain of course affected play during the day but the games had been moved to turf fields that allowed the tournament to proceed.
The University of Utah has added two former Eagles and Utes alumni to their coaching staff as the program looks to climb back to the level it enjoyed 10 to 15 years ago.
One college rugby program has started to show up in GRR’s list of college commits lately is a pretty well-known program that hasn’t seen a lot of success lately—the University of Utah.
For years a national contender in 7s and 15s, Utah has undergone a series of coaching changes that undercut recruiting and continuity. But that’s changing.