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
1Lindenwood33009422729
2Virginia Tech32016044167
3Clemson31024865-175
4Temple30032697-713
#Pool BPWDLPFPAPDPts
1UCLA32109919808
2PSU Penn State32105736218
3St. Bonaventure31022880-525
4Notre Dame30033887-493
#Pool CPWDLPFPAPDPts
1Life33009824749
2California320110533727
3Indiana31022995-665
4U. of Colorado30031999-803
#Pool DPWDLPFPAPDPts
1Iona33007812669
2Kutztown3201121141077
3Wisconsin31023678-425
4Boston College30030131-1313
#Pool EPWDLPFPAPDPts
1Saint Mary's33009617799
2Arizona32017754237
3St. Joseph's31026045155
4Fordham30030117-1173
#Pool FPWDLPFPAPDPts
1Navy33009214789
2Dartmouth32016229337
3Army31022657-315
4South Carolina3003585-803

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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