West Chester vs Harvard - Collegiate Rugby Championship

Freedom Cup Semifinal 2, West Chester v. Harvard: West Chester’s Max Bryson continued his impressive tournament, posting the first try of the match. Jake Klecko’s conversion made it a full-score lead. The whole for Harvard was dug deeper with West Chester’s second try, the honor coming by way of Michael Salloum in the sixth minute. An error on the restart set Harvard up with a centerfield free kick to start the final phase of the half. A penalty from in front of the posts led to a yellow card for West Chester’s Nick D’Angelo. A subsequent penalty at the five-meter line led to Harvard’s first score, coming from Jordan Mubako. Ryan Santos’s straight-forward conversion saw Harvard close to within five points of West Chester at the break.

When Garrett Rouser curled around the West Chester defense to score, he provided Harvard the opportunity to take the lead. Santos’s conversion made that a reality. Santos’s interception sent Alexander Green in for the third Harvard try. Santos slotted the conversion to make it a two-score contest with just over ninety seconds left. With no time remaining, Harvard won a penalty and booted to touch to end the match. On full time, Harvard 21, West Chester 12.