It's early days in the Great Midwest Conference and everyone is still in it, mostly, but some teams have logged early results with noting.
Struggling right now is Northern Michigan, which had a tough opening two weeks against Minnesota Duluth and Marquette, both losses. There's time for NMU to rebound, however, and they are perfectly capable of it.
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There are some teams that moved up but who didn't make the top 40, such as Syracuse, Boston College, and Northeastern. Illinois moved up thanks to a very close loss, while your biggest movers are Utah State (crushed Wyoming), and Minnesota (beat Purdue).
One of the most competitive leagues in Men’s DII College Rugby has to be the Southern Conference Premier League, but on team is shaking up that notion early on.
The conference split this year into a top tier and a second tier, and the result it, no one gets an easy game.
Navy won three games this weekend, beating Iona, James Madison, and James Madison's 2nds in a pretty successful weekend for the Midshipment.
Latest Men's DII college scores from September 13-14.
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Penn State pulled away, barely, from Notre Dame College to beat the Falcons 31-25 in the Nittany Lions' first Rugby East game of the season.
The Liberty Conference got into action this weekend with some interesting results that thrust a couple of teams into the contender category; that's kind of a long way of saying watch out for Northeastern.
Scores from DIA and DIAA games (as well as crossovers between both divisions) September 13-14.
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It's a full weekend of D1A action this weekend. Here's a look at what's up:Rocky Mountain
BYU is at Colorado State in an early clash of two teams with conference hopes. We have a closer look at Colorado State, and the Rams have a ton of potential, but BYU's ability to reload and maintain has always been strong.
Mose Timoteo is back for a second season with the Colorado State Rams men's rugby program, and that much-needed stability has been helped by the longtime Eagles' connections in the game.
DIAA games get underway this weekend with 12 (actually 15, we confirmed three more) conference games and a few crossovers, too.
It’s a huge weekend in Men’s DII college rugby as most leagues get moving.
Here's a rundown:Great Midwest
One of the toughest leagues in the division sees five games on the slate. Minnesota-Duluth played, and beat, Northern Michigan last week to open up this weekend for the All-Minnesota tournament. So now NMU has to bounce back against a tough Marquette team.