Saint Mary’s College vs. San Diego State University
By: Christian Portillo
The Saint Mary’s Gaels return to action this Saturday, February 13, against the San Diego State University Aztecs down in San Diego at 2:00 P.M. The #1 ranked Gaels beat the #12 Aztecs 78-5 in the 2014 D1A Playoffs and are looking to continue their dominance over their young California Conference rival. The up-and-coming Aztecs, who just beat Cal Poly 32-18 to move up five spots in the rankings, are looking to end the Gaels’ three-game win streak while Saint Mary’s eagerly looks forward to taking the field for the first time in three weeks.
SMC vs. SDSU | Feb 13, 2016 | 2:00pm | ENS grass Field
by Christian Portillo
MORAGA, CALIF. - Although the much-anticipated matchup between Utah and Saint Mary’s was cancelled since the Nevada Department of Transportation had to shut down Interstate 80, Saint Mary’s was still able to face off against the UC Davis Aggies on Saturday morning. The pitch at Pat Vincent Field was muddy in certain areas, especially around the middle of the halfway line. With the Gaels and Aggies both not catching the ball cleanly twice at the beginning of the game, the ball also appeared to be slippery. Read more here.
The 2016 D1A Rugby National Championship will be held May 7 on the campus of Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, Calif.In conjunction with the 2016 USA Rugby College 15s National Championships, which with include title matches in the Men’s D1AA, Women’s D1 Elite, DI and DII divisions, the D1A Final will be the headlining event. Read more here.