2015 Bowl Series: Indiana vs Kutztown
In an epic grind pitting two of the nation's top teams, the 2015 Big 10 champion Indiana Hoosiers proved their greatness with a dramatic win over Rugby East champs Kutztown. The Golden Bears found themselves playing catchup for most of the game, nipping at Indiana's heels but failing to catch the Hoosiers as the Boys from Bloomington notched a 38-34 victory.
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About the Matchup
Indiana @IURugby will play Kutztown @KutztownRugby in a matchup between two powerful teams that have made big waves on the national scene this fall.
In the week seven Goff Rugby Report rankings, Kutztown seized the number one spot in the nation for the first time in program history after their historic defeat of Army. Kutztown finished the fall season with just one loss and held on to win the Rugby East title.
Indiana jumped to number 3 in the Goff ranking in the wake of big wins over perennial rugby power Davenport and conference rival Michigan State. After the Michigan State win, IU was 5-0 in the Big 10 Universities Rugby Conference, sitting alone at the top as chief BTU rivals Ohio and Wisconsin played to an 18-18 tie. Indiana went on to defeat Ohio State Nov. 14 for the Big 10 Championship.
2015 ACRC Bowl Series
Nov 20-21 Rugby Athletic Center, Charlotte NC