Kutztown University Athletics

06/02/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 06/02/2019 18:57

KU women's rugby places fourth in CRC Challenge field

CHESTER, Pa.
- The Kutztown University women's rugby team competed in the Collegiate Rugby Championship's Challenge field final four, finishing fourth in the field Sunday afternoon in Chester. The Golden Bears were downed by Northeastern in the Challenge semifinals 22-10, and then fell to Delaware 22-0 in the third-place match.
Northeastern 22, Kutztown 10 Northeastern stormed out to a 17-0 lead going into halftime on the back of two tries from Northeastern, capped off with a conversion. In the second half, two tries for the Golden Bears, and made it 17-10 before Northeastern could add the match finisher to come away with the 22-10 victory and birth into the challenge final.
Delaware 22, Kutztown 0 It may have been the heat or just a long weekend facing tough competition, but KU ran out of gas in the third-place match and lost to Delaware 22-0 for a fourth place finish.