Day 1: DII College Playoffs

Emirates Airline USA Rugby DII College Playoffs



In both the men's and women's tournaments, eight teams emerged from the first day of the DII College Playoffs, being played at two different venues on either side of the country.  The eight men's teams and eight women's teams will have a chance to advance to the semifinals on the weekend of April 30 in Pittsburgh. 



In San Diego, Sierra College, Pepperdine University, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, and Cal Maritime pulled out wins to qualify for the Round of 8 to be played Sunday.  In the other tournament in Kissimmee, Fla., Salisbury, Eastern Carolina University, Middlebury College, and the University of Southern Florida all gave themselves a chance to advance.


Sunday April 17, 2011


San Diego

Sierra v. Pepperdine

UW - Whitewater v. Cal Maritime


Kissimmee, Fla.

Salisbury v. Eastern Carolina

Middlebury v. University of Southern Florida 



Western Washington, George Washington, Notre Dame, and Shippensberg all took care of their Round of 16 opponents in San Diego and will play Sunday to determine who will continue their playoff run to Pittsburgh in two weeks.  In Florida, Radcliffe College, Norwich University, UNC- Charlotte, and Stonehill will play their respective round of 8 opponents today for a shot to qualify for the semifinals.


Sunday April 17, 2011


San Diego

Western Washington v. George Washington

Notre Dame v. Shippensberg


Kissimmee, Fla.

Radcliffe v. Norwich

UNC - Charlotte v. Stonehill