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Indiana Wins the Big Ten Set to Play Kutztown

Sat, Nov 14, 2015 - 12:00 am ADT
November 14, 2015 - 4:30PM @ Rockford Stadium

Indiana defeated OSU 34-14 in Rockford, IL for the Big Ten Universities Rugby Conference (BTU) championship. IU heads to the @ACRCBowlSeries to play Rugby East champion Kutztown.

Last year, Ohio lost to Wisconsin in the title match. This year, the Buckeyes face a very strong (and undefeated) Indiana Hoosiers.


  • And the @BTURugby championship game is underway!
  • OSU with a turnover off the opening kick which IU converts.  Two OSU players injured on the play. Kick is good. OSU down 0-7 early
  • Wing JoJo Eramo is up but it looks like center Ryan Skelly is done for the day. Brandon Heidinger on in replacement
  • @OSURugby answers immediately. Matt Stauder steals the kickoff and @sfreitag91 is over the line. Kick by @RabbitRugby is good. We're tied 7-7
  • OSU penalty leads to an IU 5-meter lineout which they maul over for a score in the left corner. Kick is good. OSU trails 7-14 after 12 mins
  • IU still leading 14-7. OSU with a scrum inside their own 22
  • #Buckeyes with a lineout deep in IU territory
  • #Buckeyes over the line but held up. OSU 5-meter scrum
  • Matt Stauder scores for the #Buckeyes and the conversion is pending as an injured Hoosier is tended to.
  • Kick by @RabbitRugby is good and were tied 14-14 nearing the end of the half
  • Halftime here in Rockford with the Hoosiers and #Buckeyes tied 14-14
  • Second half is underway. IU with a lineout at their own 5
  • #Buckeyes appear to score but are called for a double move on the ground. IU clears the penalty kick
  • Good night nurse! Jake Hidalgo with the try on the outside to make the score 19-14 IU.
  • Conversion is good. 21-14 Hoosiers.
  • Teddy with the amazing penalty kick to make the score 24-14 Hoosiers.
  • Alex Dorrier slicing through the defense like butter to score the try. Conversion no good. 29-14 Hoosiers
  • Captain Bryce Campbell with try and conversion missed to make the score 34-14
  • What a time to be alive.. 
  • Your Indiana Hoosiers win the Big Ten championship and remain undefeated for the third season! #3peat #complete

IU defeated defending champs Wisconsin last week, while Ohio took care of Michigan in Ann Arbor. 

In addition to the BTU championship game between Indiana and Ohio State at 4:30 p.m., there is a third-place contest between Michigan and Wisconsin at 2:30 p.m. and a B-Side Championship game featuring Wisconsin and Indiana at 12:30 p.m.

Rockford Stadium