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Game Cocks defeat Vols in #SCRC7s - Gainesville

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In a rematch of their earlier contest the University of South Carolina (5-0) defeated the Tennessee Volunteers (3-2) twice today to win the #SCRC7s in Gainesville. The result was South Carolina over Tennessee 20-5 in pool play, but it was much closer in the final as the Game Cocks won by a margin of just six points by a score of 27-21.

Auburn (2-1-2) finally strung a few wins together after tying their first two matches including a pool tie to their eventual Bowl finalist opponent Georgia. The Tigers then lost to Tennessee 0-17 in the Cup quarterfinals. In the Bowl final, Auburn defeated the Georgia Bulldogs (2-2-1) by a score of 20-5. The Bulldogs lost to 'Bama 22-nil in the Cup quarters, then defeated Mississippi State 14-12, before facing the Tigers in the final.

#SCRC7s - Gainesville Final Rankings

1  South Carolina
2  Tennessee
3  Florida
4  Alabama
5  Auburn
6  Georgia
7  Vanderbilt
8  Mississippi State
9  Ole Miss

Next stop #SCRC7s Tuscaloosa March 28 »

Teams are divided into 3 pools with round robin play and emerge into a semifinal round based on results. 

Pools

Pool 1: Georgia 1-0-1, Auburn 0-0-2, Mississippi State 0-1-1
Pool 2: Florida 2-0, Vanderbilt 1-1 (-19), Alabama 0-2 (-38)
Pool 3: South Carolina 2-0, Tennessee 1-1 (+8), Ole Miss 0-2 (-48)

Tournament Schedule

Pool Play 

1-  9:00am Auburn 12 - Mississippi State 12
2 - 9:20am Florida 38 - Alabama 7
3-  9:40am Tennessee 5 - South Carolina 20
4 - 10:00am Auburn 12 - Georgia 12
5 - 10:20am Florida 26 - Vanderbilt 0
6- 10:40am Tennessee 17 - Ole Miss 10
7- 11:00am Mississippi State 17 - Georgia 21
8 - 11:20am Alabama 15 - Vanderbilt 22
9 - 11:40am South Carolina 41 - Ole Miss 0

Cup Quarterfinals

10 - 12:30pm Play in - #8 Play in - #9
       Alabama 29 v Ole Miss 19
11 - 12:50pm P1 - P2
       Tennessee 17 v Auburn 0
12 - 1:10pm C1 - P3
       South Carolina 21 v Vanderbilt 10
13 - 1:30pm B1 - P4
       Florida 29 v Mississippi State 10
14 - 1:50pm A1 - Play In
       Georgia 0 v Alabama 22
15 - 2:10pm Loser Game 10 v Florida II
       Ole Miss v Florida II

Bowl Semi-Finals

16 - 2:45pm Auburn 29 v Vanderbilt 5
17 - 3:05pm Mississippi State 12 v Georgia 14

Cup Semi-Finals

18 - 3:25pm Tennessee 17 v Alabama 0
19 - 3:45pm Florida 12 v South Carolina 29

Bowl Consolation

20 - 4:10pm Vanderbilt 10 v Mississippi State 5

Cup 3rd / 4th Place

21 - 4:30pm Alabama 0 v Florida 20

Bowl Championship

22 - 5:00pm Auburn 20 v Georgia 7

Cup Championship

23 - 5:30pm Tennessee 21 v South Carolina 27

For the first time in history, the Southeastern Collegiate Rugby Conference (SCRC) Spring Season will focus on Olympic-style 7s rugby. The SCRC is hosted the first of three sevens tournaments in Gainesville on March 21, 2015. The three Sevens Series Championship events are open to any USA Rugby recognized collegiate program. The Sevens Series tournaments will also serve as a qualifying event for the SCRC Championship Tournament.

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