Cardinals 7s — Newport News
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.
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
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.