The University of Michigan defeated Michigan State with a late surge to claim a top-four spot in the Big Ten Wednesday evening.
This game was a makeup of a September 27 game postponed by lightning. It needed to be played in order to round out the seedings for the Big Ten Finals Day this Saturday in Obetz, Ohio.
Down 20-17 Saturday against Kentucky, the University of Tennessee, after some sustained pressure, got a penalty right in front of the posts.
A few years ago Spring Hill College was one of a new wave of burgeoning varsity rugby programs around the country, but that didn't last.
Yes we like to recognize try-scorers, but some sterling defensive work and a few clutch plays get recognized in this week's DI men's college Gamebreakers.
RPI shocked pretty much everyone with a 30-19 defeat of the US Merchant Marine Academy Sunday to move on to the Tri-State Conference Men’s DII final.
The Big Ten Conference has a little wrinkle in it, in fact two.
The first wrinkle is that it's not finished despite Finals Day being this coming weekend. Michigan vs Michigan State was postponed due to lightning, and will be played Wednesday, Nov. 6.
That game has an effect on what the final placement games will be Saturday, so will have to be played.
Sacramento State defeated Stanford 21-17 to win the Pacific Western Rugby Conference Men's College 7s Saturday, going 4-0 on the day.
Led by an MVP performance by Arnold June Walker, Sac State got big performances from Amir Frazier, Vincent Pace, Kellan Fisch, and Miles Brown. The Hornets accomplished this victory despite missing Cutler Pons and Josh Reyes due to injuries.
The 2020 LoneStarRugby Conference All-Stars representative team selection process will begin November 16 with a trial assembly November 16.
Players who play collegiate rugby in the Lonestar Collegiate Conference are invited to try out. Players should arrive at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas at 8:15AMfor registration. Warmups begin at 9AM sharp.
Some key changes in who is in what division influence our rankings.
The Lonestar Conference is DIAA now, so their two best teams do move into the Top 40. That decision is bolstered by some independent observations that tell us these teams are solid, and would give some teams outside of the conference a bit of a run.
Ten conferences have confirmed their Men's DII College conferences, with three more to go.
Here's a rundown of what has happened so far.
(Photos by Sara Hoener, Villanova Rugby, and Kelly Williams)
Lindenwood took the top-of-the-rankings clash in DIA this week with a hard-nosed defensive effort as the #5 Lions edged the#4 Navy Midshipmen 12-7.