Saint Mary's Holds Chico State

Steven Taunk, '12

March 7, 2009-- Saint Mary's held off a tough Chico State team this past Saturday in Moraga. The Gaels saw a promising 50-5 lead going in to the half. The Gaels pilled up 14 tries, with flyhalf Brendan O’Meara, scrumhalf Blake McGahan, and lock Kyle Batten getting hat tricks on the day with 3 tries each, for a final score of 88-15, in favor of the Gaels. Saint Mary's now looks on to University of Nevada-Reno, where they will be travel to face the Wolfpack in a Friday night (March 13th)  showdown. The Gaels will also be hosting Sierra College in a friendly match on Saturday, March 14th, at 12 pm.