Men's Rugby 2007-2008 Season Recap

Highlights of the Gaels' season this year include a South American tour and several upset wins. The Gaels end their season at 20-4 overall. Following the Gaels first ever semi final appearance, American Rugby News ranked the Gaels as the #2 team in the nation. They were second only to Cal in the total number of points scored all season, and they finished with the second best points differential in the country. Following their standout season, USA Rugby announced the 2008 All American Roster. Among the honorees were five Saint Mary's players including Chad Clark '11, Conor Coyne '08, Matt Leatherby '08, (Honorable Mention), Brendan O'Meara '08, and Kevin Swiryn '08.


Day Date Time Opponent Location Result Score
Sat 11/10/2007 1:00pm Humboldt State Saint Mary's Win 35-20
Pat Vincent Cup
Sat 11/17/2007 12:00pm Loyola Marymount Saint Mary's Win 81-21
Sun 11/18/2007 1:00pm Colorado Saint Mary's Win 39-26
Sat 12/1/2007 1:00pm Sacramento State Saint Mary's Win 53-12
Sat 12/8/2007 1:00pm UCLA UCLA Win 55-15
Sun 12/9/2007 1:00pm Long Beach State Long Beach State Win 45-5
Sat 1/5/2008 1:00pm UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Barbara Win 49-5
Sat 1/12/2008 1:00pm Sacramento State Sacramento State Win 70-20
Sat 1/19/2008 1:00pm Chico State Saint Mary's Win 46-11
Sat 2/2/2008 1:00pm Stanford Stanford Win 22-15
Sat 2/9/2008 1:00pm UC Davis UC Davis Loss 19-26
Sat 2/16/2008 1:00pm Cal UC Berkeley Loss 22-78
Sat 2/23/2008 1:00pm UN-Reno Saint Mary's Win 67-5
Sat 3/1/2008 1:00pm Stanford Saint Mary's Win 89-19
Sat 3/8/2008 1:00pm Chico State Chico State Win 62-7
Tue 3/11/2008 3:15pm Texas A&M Saint Mary's Win 42-24
South American Tour 2008
Sun 3/16/2008 3:30pm Uruguay U20's Uruguay Loss 12-60
Tue 3/18/2008 7:00pm San Isidro Club U21's Argentina Win 19-14
Thu 3/20/2008 7:00pm Club Atletico de San Isidro Argentina Win 29-15
Thu 3/27/2008 4:00pm UC Davis Saint Mary's Win 40-24
PCRFU Playoffs
Sat 4/5/2008 1:00pm UC Davis Saint Mary's Win 29-22
USA Rugby Round of Sixteen
Fri 4/18/2008 2:00pm Air Force Balloon Fiesta Park Win 52-40
USA Rugby: Round of Eight
Sat 4/19/2008 2:00pm Kutztown Balloon Fiesta Park Win 37-25
USA Rugby Final Four
Fri 5/2/2008 3:00pm Cal Stanford University Loss 31-41
USA Rugby Collegiate Men's Division I National Championship
Sat 5/3/2008 5:00pm TBD Stanford University