The Rocky Mountain men's D2 college conference has named its all-conference selections:
Please see the conference's inaugural all-conference selections for publications. Please let me know if you have any questions.
Rocky Mountain Collegiate Rugby Division II Men All-Conference Team
Enzo Santos, 8, Colorado Mesa
St. Bonaventure held off a a determined comeback from Iona to win a Challenge Series match between the two.
St. Bonaventure led 31-15 only to see Iona come back to lead by five at 43-38. But Bonnies stormed back to score and convert to take the 45-43 lead, and then regained the restart to kick to touch and win the game.
The Chesapeake Collegiate Conference has named its first-team and second-team all-conference players.
CHICAGO — Arkansas State University defeated Notre Dame, 32-17, this weekend in men’s college rugby.
“Notre Dame is a very good team,” said A-State head coach Blake White. “Their players challenged us physically throughout the match, particularly with their big forwards. The first half was some of the best rugby we’ve played all year, but we just didn’t capitalize enough.”
The University of Oregon Ducks visited Bellingham, Wash. for an important match up with the 3-0 WWU Vikings. They went home on the wrong end of a 66-7 score.
On a high after beating Oregon State, UO has thoughts of moving up in the NCRC, but Western continues to improve.
Army shut out Air Force 42-0 Friday night to take the lead in the Commander-in-Chief Trophy series among the three military academies.
West Point's win capped off a remarkably successful fall, during which the Black Knights went 9-0 and won the Rugby East.
Zac Tavenner is our Young Sevens Player Of The Month for a special reason.
Really, it's about what you need in a sevens player. Tavenner is quick, elusive, powerful, intelligent, and works hard. He covers almost all the bases. The one base he doesn't cover? Height. He's about 5-7, but that's not a detriment for the Cal wing.
This past weekend saw William Paterson University Men defeat USMMA, Kings Point Men convincingly 69-5 in a semifinal match-up. The home team earned a place in the final this year and will face Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Men who defeated Marist College Men 36-24 in the other conference final 4 match-up.
Why is Vermont the #1-ranked DII team in the country?
Because UVM is shutting teams out. Scoring a ton of points is difficult, to be sure, but blanking opponents is way, way harder, and if you are successful, then you only need to score once to win a game.
Give up two or three tries and you rely more on your offense.
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.