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Kutztown Defeats Rugby East Rival Iona

Sunday October 11, 2015 - 12:00 AM
October 11, 2015 - @ Mazzella Field

The Golden Bears of Kutztown prevailed over a hard-charging Iona team in New Rochelle, NY on Sunday. Kutztown lead 21-12 at the half and held on during a high-scoring final 40 minutes to earn the victory.

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  • At full time the final score is: Kutztown: 33 Iona: 24
  • Loose ball recovered by Iona for a try. Conversion missed: 33-24
  • Following a hard run by Devon Somma; Snead passed out to Jordan Ghyzel who fights off 3 defenders for the try. John Sage converts: 33-19
  • Iona steals the scrum and works through 6 phases for the try. The conversion is made: 26-19 KU
  • Following a stolen ball, KU displays a fantastic set of hands with multiple offloads finished by Trent Hensley sliding in for the try: 26-12
  • At halftime your Golden Bears lead Iona College 21-12
  • Vetekina offloads to Robert Stortz who pins two defenders and offloads to Jordan Ghyzel for the try. John Sage converts: 21-12 KU
  • Loose ball picked up by Iona for the try. Conversion is made. 14-12 KU
  • Kutztown strikes back quickly with the pass from Robert Stortz, Vetekina cuts up the defense for the try. John Sage converts: 14-5
  • The clearing kick is charged down; Iona try. 7-5 KU
  • After 20 hard minutes; David Snead passes to Jason DeNofa from a scrum for the try. John Sage converts: 7-0


Kutztown Tries
Jason DeNofa, Vetekina, Jordan Ghyzel (2), Trent Hensley
Kutztown Conversions
John Sage 5

Iona Tries
Andrew Rossi, Tyler Ringwood, Mike Marino, Sean Hardiman

Iona Conversions
Hardiman 3


Mazzella Field