California vs Virginia Tech - Collegiate Rugby Championship

Plate Semifinal 1, Cal v. Virginia Tech: Set up by a pass from Ken Kurihara, Troy Lockyear put Cal on the board. The conversion made it 7–0. Virginia Tech caught a break when Sam Golla was sent to the sin bin following the restart. Kurihara added one for Cal while playing down a man. Then it was Nic Mirhashem backing himself instead of passing out to his winger for the try to end the half.

In the second half, it was more of the same with Sam Cusano touching down. Next up was Marcus Shankland and Kurihara’s conversion giving the Golden Bears a 31–0 lead with a quarter of the match to go. Cal completed the dominant win with a try from Jason Severance on the stroke of full-time and conversion from Henry Poon.