Weekend Wrap-up: Statements Made, Champs Crowned
There was no lack of close finishes and exciting matches as college teams across the country played high-stakes rugby this past weekend.
MAC: Last-Minute Score Lifts Bowling Green
Bowling Green prevailed in come-from-behind fashion against Western Michigan on Sunday (photo, above), defeating the Broncos by a score of 34-29 to claim the MAC Conference championship.
Rugby East: Penn State Wins But Can't Catch Kutztown
Previously undefeated KU sat on top of the standings with 30 conference points and needed every point to pull off the league title despite a 15-24 loss to Penn State. The newly-crowned conference champs will play Indiana at the ACRC Bowl Series.
Big 10: Hoosiers Edge Badgers in Defensive Bout
Unbeaten Indiana defeated Big Ten rival Wisconsin today by a score of 20-13. Indiana's Jake Hidalgo scored twice to lead the Hoosiers. Indiana will take on Ohio State this weekend for the Big 10 Championship.
Empire: Hammerheads Hammer Home the Win
In a thrilling match to decide the Empire Conference Championship, Syracuse fought off a determined Stony Brook team to earn the 32-28 victory. Both teams will be traveling to Charlotte Nov. 20-21 for the Bowl Series.
Southwest: UNT Tames Texas Tech
Mean Green Rugby stays undefeated by taking Texas Tech by a score of 37-10. With the win, the defending conference champs secure another title ahead of their appearance at the ACRC Bowl Series.
ECRC: No Doubt in AIC Win
American International College capped their undefeated season and dominance of the ECRC with a big 72-21 win over a skilled Boston College team. The Yellow Jackets will face Clemson in one of the Bowl Series' most anticipated matches.
SCRC: South Carolina Wins Heading into Playoffs
Bouncing back from last week’s home loss to conference rival Tennessee, Carolina Rugby improved to 7-1 on the season with a 64-12 victory over Mississippi State. The Gamecocks play Alabama this weekend in the SCRC semifinals.
Bowl Series Announces Hotel & Ticket Deals
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