MALDEN, Mass. - The Salve Regina University club men's rugby team defeated UMass Dartmouth 41-38 to claim the 2019 Colonial Coast Rugby Conference (CCRC) Championship and berth to the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) national tournament.
The score was tied 19-19 at half, but the Seahawks were able to pull away and hang on at the end to top the Corsairs.
The Seahawks also had two scores from senior wing Tyler Juliano, a score from senior wing James Comerford, a breakaway score from #8 Ant "Cheese" Giacchi that sent the sidelines going wild, and a score from junior fly half Jack Barter.
Salve Regina (8-0) advances to the NSCRO Sweet 16 on November 23/24 at Sienna College for a chance to compete in the Final Four.