Sweet 16s and All Around the Country Results

• USA Rugby’s Day 1 and Day 2 recaps of the D-1 Women’s Sweet 16s … and here are the scores:

DAY ONE
DI Women’s Club Playoffs
Columbia, SC – Pool A & D

Washington Furies 27, Austin 10
Berkeley 49, Philly 5
Beantown 37, North Shore 7
Atlanta 55, Mudhens 0

Kansas, City, Mo.
Pools B & C

Keystone 17, ORSU 10
MN Valkyries 55, Glendale OG 0
NY 29, NOVA 7
Twin City Amazons 20, KC Jazz 10

DAY TWO
DI Women’s Club Playoffs
Columbia, SC
Pool A & D

Berkeley 46, Washington Furies 3
Philly 7, Austin 5
Atlanta 26, Beantown 19
Chicago Northshore 55, Emerald City Mudhens 7

Kansas City, Mo.
Pools B & C

Minnesota Valkyries 43, Keystone 3
Glendale Olde Girls 26, ORSU 17
NOVA 18, KC Jazz 10
New York 33, Twin City Amazons 5

D-1 Women’s Final Four (Again!): Atlanta Harlequins, Berkeley All-Blues, Minnesota Valkyries, New York Women.

• In the Midwest D-2 Women’s Championships, Katy’s blogging that Pittsburgh beat Detroit and the Minneapolis Menagerie to win the Midwest Championships, but I have no other scores yet. Will updated as I find them. Congrats to Katy and all of the Angels!

• An e-mail updated from Lisa on the Eastern Penn Collegiate Playoffs –

Hey Blondie – here’s info on the Eastern Penn Collegiate Playoffs for next weekend!

Today with Temples 15-0 defeat of The College of New Jersey, EPRUs DII Playoff seeds for next week are set.

In DI, Westchester is on top, with Princeton at two and Delaware at three.

In DII, a league restructuring saw the previous 16 team division split into Red and White Divisions, with the Red Division winners moving on to MARFU Championships.

In Red Div Bracket A, last years EPRU champions Kutztown sit at the top, 3-0 at the end of league play. MARFU U-23 players Kerryn Winnesky and Mary Merlot lead the charge for Kutztown. In Div B, Temple takes the top honors. Despite the loss of 7 starting players to graduation and injuries to powerhouse #8 Samanth Mosser and young upstart center Carrie Stolfzus, the Owls dominated a very tough College of New Jersey team to a 15-0 finish. Led by captain and fullback Lindsay Fleishman (photo attached), and mobile, dangerous hooker Allison Heiss, Temple goes into EPRU playoffs hungry for another run at nationals. Sophmore flanker Jess Needham put in an outstanding performance, with more than a few level 3 tackles to her credit.

Next weekend Princeton and Westchester playoff for seedings at the MARFU D1 playoffs. In DII, Temple faces Shippensburg and Kutztown faces TCNJ in what
should prove to be an exciting confrontation.

• And sadly, rugby in Madison is done for the season, as our men’s team lost their playoff game to the Chicago Blaze this Saturday in Chicago, 35-16. Pinkie, Distin, my cousin Celeste and I braved the tornado winds to cheer on our boys and then we later warmed up at the Cheesecake Factory with some lunch. Now everybody gets to rest and soon we’ll start our Monkey Bar glasses to get ready for the spring.

Other Scores? Please share them. And send in your recaps of sweet 16s!

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3 responses to “Sweet 16s and All Around the Country Results

  1. Anonymous

    Met NY D1 college playoffs: #1 army, #2 vassar. vassar beat columbia and then lost to army, while army beat both fordham and vassar. next weekend vassar plays yale and army plays dartmouth to determine who goes to NRU playoffs

    –alison

  2. Lee

    Stanford 10’s – 1st SF Fog
    2nd- Cal

  3. Blondie

    Spam is not allowed!

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