The University of Mary Washington had to battle for it, but came away with a four-try bonus point and a 22-12 victory over Virginia Tech in the Chesapeake Conference.
it was a muddy affair in Blacksburg, Va,, but it was enough for the Mothers to almost clinch the Chesapeake. UMW just has to garner a single bonus point from its final two league games to secure 1st place.
The Chesapeake Collegiate Conference has named its all-conference team. The list of 28 players includes representatives from all nine teams.
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As expected, it's all down to the final weekends in the Chesapeake Conference.
James Madison and Mount Saint Mary's both recorded key wins in the chase for the Chesapeake Conference title.
For a new conference, the Chesapeake Collegiate has been a rousing success.
Few conferences can boast so many close games, and the conference itself is still hugely competitive, with five teams still in with a shot at a conference title.
Mount Saint Mary’s is still in first place in the new Chesapeake Collegiate Conference, but they better look over their shoulder, because Virginia Tech is coming.
The Mount handed Mary Washington a 32-10 defeat Saturday to move to 3-1 in the conference and 16 standings points.
The University of Mary Washington defeated Salisbury University in Fredericksburg, Va. Saturday in the 2nd Chesapeake Rugby Conference game for both teams.
UMW got out to a fast start with a try from flyhalf Terence McPhillips in the first few minutes. This began up a flurry of scoring from UMW as they posted 17 points in the first 15 minutes.
The newly-formed Chesapeake Conference has finalized its schedule for the fall of 2016.
Virginia Tech prop Abbey Coleman was with her team when her mother died.
She returned from her mother's funeral to be handed paperwork stating that her team had raised about $1,000 in her mother's name to be donated to the ALS Association. Almost a year after Cindy Coleman's death, Virginia Tech is attempting to do it all over again.
Saturday, Pitt, Virginia Tech, UVa, UNC, and JMU will be fighting for the top three seeds in the Mason-Dixon playoffs in a format that is going to test two teams especially hard.
Pitt and Virginia Tech kick off a play-in game at 11AM, and after that difficult encounter, the winner will have only a couple of hours before facing Virginia.
Virginia Tech takes on Clemson Saturday in a game that will likely crown the winner of the Atlantic Coast Rugby League (ACRL).
The Mason Dixon quarterfinals didn’t unfold as predictably as assumed – the hallmark of an interesting post-season. On one end, North Carolina posted a shocking 153 points on Maryland; and on the other end, semifinals’ host James Madison dropped a big game to Virginia Tech.