GRR: Wheeling University
Thomas More won the latest Big Rivers 7s on a last-minute try from Ta'Veon Veal to beat Principia.
That 21-15 result clinched the tournament for TMU and puts them in a good position to qualify for the CRC in May.
Who else has been doing well in men's college 7s this spring?
Wheeling University ran the table at the Pitt Dome 7s over the weekend.
Played at the University of Pittsburgh's inflatable-covered turf field, the tournament is a chance for teams in cold-weather climes to get some rugby in.
Wheeling 31-0 over Pitt
Thomas More defeated Marian 52-13 in Big Rivers action to remain unbeaten in the conference.
Marian battled in the opening half and it was only 12-6 until late in the first half when Luca Mattassini scored to make it 17-6.
The great experiment in NCR is hitting its stride this weekend.
The Big Rivers Conference was created this year to accommodate the new influx of varsity and school-supported teams in men's college rugby. The result was some teams were bumped up from D2 to accomplish this, but that really mainly served to keep D2 more D2.
Collegiate 7s is getting underway and we had some action this weekend—here's how it shook down.Warmup Time
Teams are looking for non-tournament ways to warm up and one example was at The Citadel, where the rugby program ran out two teams against College of Charleston and Coastal Carolina. Citadel B went a creditable 1-1 and Citadel's A-side won both games.