Kutztown defeats Army 39-26
Kutztown University (5-0-0) defeats Army (5-2-0) 39-26 on Kutztown's home rugby pitch. A large homecoming crowd cheered on the Golden Bears all afternoon.
The seventh-ranked Army West Point men's rugby team closed out their conference action on Saturday afternoon, traveling to sixth-ranked Kutztown for an afternoon battle with the Golden Bears. KU has one more match next week to try to wrap up the conference title at Penn State.
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- Kutztown kicks the ball to Army and we're underway. #GoArmy
- 4' Mitchell Sanderson with the try. Kick by Del Pino is good. Army leads 7-0. #GoArmy
- Kutztown replies with a quick try off a line out on the far side of the pitch. Jordan Ghyzel with the try. Conversion missed. 7-5 Army
- Off the scrum Trent Hensley receives the pass from Faison-Donahoe and breaks two tackles for the try. Conversion missed 10-7 KU
- 26' Army back on top as Andrew Irwin finds the try zone. Del Pino's kick is good and Army leads 14-10. #GoArmy
- On the KU advantage, Devon Somma connects with Vetekina Malafu who takes a wide gap for a sliding try. John Sage converts. 17-14 KU
- KU line out. The forwards drive a hard maul pushing Army back over the line. Jordan Ghyzel peels off for the try. Conv missed. 22-14 KU
- At the half, No. 6 Kutztown leads No. 7 Army 22-14. #GoArmy
- 48' Following multiple KU penalties. Irwin with his second score of the game.
- Del Pino's kick is good. Kutztown leading 22-21. #GoArmy
- 59' The KU forwards drive Johan Van Wyk in for a hard fought and powerful try in the 59th minute following multiple phase forward play. Conv missed. 27-21 KU
- 70' On the 7th phase of a hard drive; Wesley Hartmann dives and gives the extra reach for the try. Conv missed. 32-21 KU
- 75' Repeating the last try effort the KU forwards drive Johan Van Wyk over the line for the try. John Sage converts 39-21 KU
- 78' Army's Harrison Farrell quick taps off a KU penalty and the scrum-half steps in for a try. Conversion missed 39-26 KU #GoArmy
- Final Kutztown 39 - Army 26