D1A Weekend Preview
Alex Solomon | October 10, 2014
There may not be many D1A matchups this weekend involving two teams at or near the top of their conference’s standings, but there are plenty of teams that currently sit in the middle of the pack and need wins to get into a conference championship conversation.
Player of the Week – Mikey Gierlach
Alex Solomon | October 9, 2014
Lindenwood’s 24-15 victory over the Glendale Raptors would not have been possible without the steady play of captain Mikey Gierlach.
Statement made in Penn State’s win over Davenport
Alex Solomon | September 15, 2014
The Nittany Lions Men’s Rugby team was alleviated of its semester-long suspension a few months ago, but the team’s 30-6 win over No. 6 Davenport was Penn State’s statement to the rugby community that the Nittany Lions are indeed back.
Michigan, Lindenwood look sharp in non-conference matches
Alex Solomon | September 3, 2014
The 2014-15 D1A Rugby season does not kick off until the Rugby East Conference gets underway Sept. 13. Still, the majortiy of D1A teams are well into their fall training regimens, and several clubs were in action this weekend against non-conference foes.
Payne promoted to Assistant AD at Life U
Press Release | August 29, 2014
Life University has named Dan Payne as Assistant Athletics Director effective immediately. Payne has been at Life U since 2009 as Director of Rugby. During that time, he has propelled the program into elite status, playing for eight national championships and winning four in the process.
Home teams hold supremacy in first round
Alex Solomon | April 21, 2014
D1A’s opening round of the 2014 playoffs saw each of the four home teams hold home pitch advantage and advance to next Saturday’s Quarterfinals.
First Round playoff preview
Alex Solomon | April 18, 2014
Teams seeded five through eight for the 2014 D1A Playoffs will all be on the pitch this Saturday to determine who will move on the National Quarterfinals.
Lions leave lasting impresion
Alex Solomon | April 15, 2014
Lindenwood University’s Men’s Rugby team has displayed a commitment to excellence on the pitch ever since its inagural season kicked off two season ago in the fall of 2011. Even more impresive may be the team’s newly found commitment to its community off the pitch.
2014 D1A Playoffs set, kickoff April 19
Alex Solomon | April 14, 2014
Twelve teams have battled through their conference schedules, tested themselves in non-conference matches, and have now earned the right to play for a National Championship.
Life overcomes Arkansas State, wins Mid-South
Alex Solomon | April 8, 2014
With an opportunity to clinch the Mid-South title at hand this past Saturday, Life University did just that by beating Arkansas State. The victory pushes Life’s unbeaten streak to 5-0 on the season, but Arkansas State did not make things easy on the Running Eagles.