Upsets are the Lead Story at Ariel Re Bermuda Intl 7s Day 1
Colgate Men joined 19 other squads from Bermuda and the US in the tournament everyone has been talking about. In addition to the Colgate Men, Coach David Chapman brought two women's sides to compete. Day 1 scores are available on URugby.com. Tune to URugby.com/Bermuda7s on your phone for up to the minute scores Saturday from 12 noon to 6:30p ADT.
Men's Pool Play
In Pool A with Kutztown University (2-1) touted as the team to beat, it was Ohio State (4-0), with an huge entourage of friends and family cheering them on, who seemingly breezed through pool play highlighted by a stunning 19-7 victory over the Golden Bears of KU.
The Bermuda All-stars, were shocked by Notre Dame (4-0) as the Irish played precision sevens in their four wins. A late try by the Longtails kept the score close. Notre Dame 24 - Bermuda 12. Bermuda (2-1) play well all night with wins over Rowan 26-7 and Stony Brook 29-10.
Stony Brook, St. Joes and Rowan all finished with one win and two losses with one pool match to play beginning at noon tomorrow. Ithaca College and Colgate tied 17-17.
One more round of pool play begins at 12 noon ADT.
In the first year the Ariel Re Bermuda Intl 7s women's tournament it was American International College who dominated on Day 1. The Bermuda Women's Collegiate All-stars surprised all with two wins on Day 1. The results prove Bermuda rugby is on the rise. Colgate's first side also finished 2-1 on the day.