Kentucky Claims Olympic Rugby Championship

The University of Kentucky captured the 2019 SCRC Olympic Rugby Championship with a 26-14 victory over Kennesaw State University in the final.  The one day event proceeded under threatening skies in Columbia, South Carolina with the Gamecocks serving as excellent hosts. 

In what proved ot be the most competitive sevens event in conference history, UK emerged from pool play with narrow victories over Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi State.  Kennesaw State advanced to the final with equally narrow victories over Tennessee, South Carolina, Auburn and MTSU.  

Kentucky 7s Team
Kennesaw State 7s Team

Pool A

D  Kennesaw State12
A  South Carolina10
C  Tennessee8
B  Auburn4

Pool B

F  Kentucky12
H  Alabama10
J  Miss State8
I  Georgia6
G  Ole Miss0

Schedule / Results

9:00 AMAvBSouth Carolina12Auburn7
9:20 AMCvDTennessee5Kennesaw State14
9:40 AMFvGKentucky15Ole MissFFT
10:00 AMHvIAlabama21Georgia14
10:20 AMBvEAuburn0MTSU35
10:40 AMAvCSouth Carolina27Tennessee0
11:00 AMGvJOle MissFFTMiss State15
11:20 AMFvHKentucky10Alabama7
11:40 AMAvDSouth Carolina5Kennesaw State17
12:00 PMCvETennessee33MTSU14
12:20 PMFvIKentucky17Georgia10
12:40 PMHvJAlabama24Miss State14
1:00 PMBvDAuburn12Kennesaw State19
1:20 PMAvESouth Carolina26MTSU7
1:40 PMGvIOle MissFFTGeorgia15
2:00 PMFvJKentucky20Miss State5
2:20 PMCvBTennessee36Auburn19
2:40 PMDvEKennesaw State21MTSU12
3:00 PMHvGAlabama15Ole MissFFT
3:30 PMIvJGeorgia12Miss State19
4:15 PM5th PlaceTennessee12Miss State5
4:45 PM3rd PlaceAlabama17South Carolina14
5:15 PM1st PlaceKentucky26Kennesaw State14