It wasn’t easy, but Utah was able to dispatch Cal Poly in the opening round of the D1A Playoffs to extend its season.
The Rams didn’t step off the bus prepared to compete with a Lions side that scored early and often on its way to a 69-12 win.
After Penn State kicked things off with a 33-8 win over Wisconsin April 11, there are three additional Round 1 Playoff games to savor today.
McCarthy replaced his usual No. 10 jersey for the No. 12 shirt, and responded with two tries and 26 total points.
Two playoff teams from a season ago, Colorado State and Lindenwood, will play for a place in next week’s D1A Quarterfinals.
Cal Poly will leave the warm confines of San Louis Obispo and climb over 4,000 feet to Salt Lake City to compete with Utah.
In what will be a rematch of a fall friendly, Davenport will take on Wheeling Jesuit in the opening round of the 2015 D1A Playoffs.
The completion of D1A conference matches and the subsequent Canterbury Top 20 have finalized the matchups for the D1A Playoffs.
The final Canterbury D1A Top 20 of the 2014-15 regular season is out following the completion of the last three D1A conference matches of the year.
A Big Ten Universities-versus-Rugby East clash will ignite the D1A Playoffs tomorrow when Wisconsin hosts Penn State.