Lindenwood will play Clemson in the final of the Men’s College 7s at the Las Vegas Invitational.
The Mid American Conference will head into its championship weekend at Bowling Green Saturday, with four teams playing two games over the two days.
Bowling Green may have won the MAC playoffs last year, but they still remember being beaten by Western Michigan in the regular season.
That game was in the backs of the minds of the BGSU players this past weekend as the Falcons took on the Broncos in yet another meeting. Both teams were undefeated, of course, and so this game had plenty of meaning.
Of course once we at Goff Rugby Report profiled a team that might be on the rise, that team loses; so it was in the MAC where Louisville, which started strong last week, were pipped this week by Ohio.
Two conference champions were crowned on Sunday in men's DI college rugby in dramatic fashion, as Syracuse won the Empire and Bowling Green won the MAC in games that went down to the wire.
Western Michigan should be delighted with the Broncos’ 33-26 upset of Bowling Green, and they are, but the Mid-American Conference team also knows it’s a long season.
Davenport University went 1-1 in two early-season games as they lost to regular rivals Western Ontario and then beat Western Michigan.
Mississippi State pulled out of the ACRC Bowl Series this weekend, but Life University’s JV team has stepped in to face Western Michigan.
The Mid-America Conference final is set after Bowling Green cruised by Miami and Western Michigan pulled off a mild upset over Dayton.
Bowling Green won big over most of their competition this year and so beating Miami 53-13 was no big surprise. But Western Michigan, which lost to Dayton earlier in the season, raised some eyebrows with a 17-12 defeat of Dayton Saturday.