Marquette defeated Wisconsin-Whitewater in relatively emphatic fashion 54-22 to finish 3rd in the Great Midwest and book a spot in the NCR D2 playoffs.
Kristin Zdanczewicz carried the nickname "Ham" for much of her career, so-named because the pronunciation of her last name rhymed with "sandwich" ... OK, maybe you had to be there.
The #1-ranked Norwich University Cadets were brought summarily down to earth Saturday as Queens University Charlotte hung up 73 points on the top-ranked team.
Queens unleashed a ton of speed and added to that some power in the breakdown to put Norwich on their heels early.
Wisconsin-Whitewater is used to winning rugby games.
The Warhawks have been in seven of the last nine DII final fours, winning it all three times and making the final three more times.
So when you hear that Whitewater didn’t even win their conference, you’ve got to wonder.
But Whitewater captain Scott Derbes isn’t too shaken up about it.
Four teams are left in the Men's DII playoffs after some thrillers on Sunday in the quarterfinals.Overtime
Norwich needed overtime to defeat Furman 60-41 in a wild one. Furman led 41-24 with 15 minutes left in the second half. But