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Cardinals 7s — Newport News

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After the weather caused cancelation of the first two 7s tournaments in the Cardinals Conference 7s series, the third event took place in Newport News, VA on Sunday 22 March. The tournament was hosted by the HEAT Elite and 6 teams participated: James Madison University (JMU), Old Dominion University (ODU), Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), the University of Richmond, HEAT I and HEAT II.  

In pool play, JMU and ODU went undefeated taking the top seed in their respective pool and earning spots in the semi-finals. The other semi-finalists were determined by crossover matches between the #2 and #3 teams in each pool.

SCORES

Pool Play

Game #1: UofR 12-17 HEAT I

Game #2: VCU 14-5 HEAT II

Game #3: ODU 22-0 HEAT I

Game #4: JMU 20-12 HEAT II

Game #5: ODU 29-10 UofR

Game #6: JMU 17-12 VCU

Knockout Stage

Game #7 (Pool 1 #3 vs Pool 2 #2) : HEAT II 10-26 HEAT I

Game #8 (Pool 1 #2 vs Pool 2 #3): VCU 12-5 UofR

Game #9 (Semi #1): HEAT I 34-10 JMU

Game #10 (Semi #2): ODU 31-7 VCU

Game #11 (5th Place): HEAT II 26-19 UofR

Game #12 (3rd Place): VCU 21-12 JMU

Game #13 (1st Place): ODU 21-12 HEAT I

On the day ODU was the dominant team outscoring their opponents 103-29. Next up in the Cardinals 7s series is the UoR 7s in Richmond, VA on March 29, 2015.

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