2019 Men's Pools - Collegiate Rugby Championship
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Men’s Pool Assignments Released for the 24-team Men’s Rugby 7s Field for the 2019 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, May 31st to June 2nd at Talen Energy Stadium in Suburban Philadelphia

In advance of the upcoming Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, the men’s pool assignments for the 24-team men’s rugby sevens tournament field has been announced.

The 2019 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship is set for Friday, May 31st through Sunday, June 2nd at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia.

#Pool APWDLPFPAPDPts
1Lindenwood00000000
2Virginia Tech00000000
3Clemson00000000
4Temple00000000
#Pool BPWDLPFPAPDPts
1UCLA00000000
2PSU Penn State00000000
3St. Bonaventure00000000
4Notre Dame00000000
#Pool CPWDLPFPAPDPts
1Life00000000
2California00000000
3U. of Colorado00000000
4Indiana00000000
#Pool DPWDLPFPAPDPts
1Kutztown00000000
2Iona00000000
3Wisconsin00000000
4Boston College00000000
#Pool EPWDLPFPAPDPts
1Arizona00000000
2Saint Mary's00000000
3Fordham00000000
4St. Joseph's00000000
#Pool FPWDLPFPAPDPts
1Dartmouth00000000
2Army00000000
3Navy00000000
4South Carolina00000000

The 2019 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship men’s winner will once again receive the Pete Dawkins Trophy, named after the All-American football standout at West Point won the Heisman Trophy in 1958. Dawkins was a Rhodes Scholar and attended Oxford, where he used his outstanding football skills to make him a star on the Oxford Varsity rugby team, revolutionizing the game in the process. The men’s most valuable player will receive the Mark Dombroski Most Valuable Player Trophy, named in honor of the late Saint Joseph’s rugby player who passed away in March 2018.

The 2019 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship will be televised live by the ESPN family of networks and will feature the most television and digital coverage in the tournament’s history.

This year marks the ninth consecutive year that the event has been held in Philadelphia and at Talen Energy Stadium. The annual event features not only the nation’s top 24 men’s collegiate rugby 7s teams, but also the top 16 women’s teams, as well as the Freedom Cup regional competition with a six-team field vying for a spot in next year’s main bracket. Action also includes the National Small College Rugby Organization national championship and a national high school tournament with both boys’ and girls’ teams.

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