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Wildcats Claim 2017 Title

11/06/2017, 2:45pm EST
By MTB

Kentucky holds off Tennessee for well earned championship

The Kentucky Wildcats continued with an impressive display of rugby for the fall season and capped it off with the 2017 SCRC Championship.  The Wildcats defeated Alabama 40-22 in the semifinal and then topped Tennessee in the final 26-22.

Both teams now await the opportunity to compete in the USA D1AA National Championship Tournament which begins on November 18.

 

Kentucky

1. Prather
2. Van den Berg
3. Donlon
4. Diberonimo
5. Hamlin
6. Butler
7. Canter
8. Mencini
9. Broeder
10. Esson
11. Ra,seu
12. Suber
13. Warfield
14. Mare
15. Lewis
15. Yutio
17. Strasshofer
18. Roberts
19. Guigillia
20. Johnson
21. Binzer
22. Bryant
23. Eatheny

Scoring Summary

  1' - UK TRY (Suber); Score: 5-0
  6' - UT TRY (Roberts); Score: 5-5
26' - UK TRY (Lewis) / CK (Esson); Score 12-5
34' - UK TRY (Esson) / CK (Esson; Score 19-5
36' - Yellow Card Kentucky (Butler)
37' - UT TRY (Roberts) / CK (Davis); Score 19-12
44' - Red Card Kentucky (Mencini)
66' - Yellow Card Tennessee (McAfee)
67' - UT TRY (Roberts); Score 19-17
68' - Yellow Card Kentucky (Prather)
78' - UK TRY (Esson) / CK (Esson); Score 26-17
80' - UT TRY (Roberts); Score 26-22

Halftime: Kentucky 19, Tennessee 12
Full Time: Kentucky 26, Tennessee 22

Referee: Randall Johnson
Asst Referee: Ethan Rosenblum
Asst Referee: Brad Lokitz

 

Tennessee

1. Rivas
2. Couch               
3. Kayser
4. Janowick
5. Shaw
6. Landon
7. Craven
8. Roberts
9. Vickers
10. Hawkins
11. Leatherwood
12. Williams
13. John Via
14. Cook
15. Davis
16. McAfee
17. Montgomery
18. Beacom
19. Walter
20. Walker
21. Moseley
22. Griffin
23. Horak

 

2017 All-Tournament Team

Forwards
Keenan Kayser,  Tennessee
Tucker Donlon,  Kentucky
Shawn Dawley,  Alabama
Isaac Hamlin, Kentucky
Brandon Holmes,  South Carolina
Dylan Craven,  Tennessee
Caleb Canter,  Kentucky
Kerry Roberts,  Tennessee

Backs
Travis Vickers,  Tennessee
Brendon Esson,  Kentucky
Shaq Suber,  Kentucky
Ignacio Guisasola, Alabama
Christian Harrell,  South Carolina
Caleb Strum,  Alabama
Sean Barnes,  South Carolina

Honorable Mention
Josh Landon,  Tennessee
Pat Feimer,  Alabama
Dirk van den Berg,  Kentucky
Micah Stewart,  South Carolina
Bobby Morgan,  Alabama
Logan Butler,  Kentucky
Sam Hawkins,  Tennessee
Eli Warfield,  Kentucky
Jacob Powers,  South Carolina
Nick Lewis,  Kentucky
John Via,  Tennessee

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