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Monday Sep 28, 2009 in Amateur Competitions Division II Colleges

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University of Massachusetts won the battle of undefeateds in New England’s DII South, as they defeated an injury-plagued Rhode Island side 19-7 Saturday. The game was close until the very end.

Boston University is the only other New England side to be 3-0, having beaten New Hampshire 29-22.

Bentley improved to 2-1 in a rain-socked win over Maine 12-10. Lock Brian Bromel hit four penalty goals to give Bentley the victory, and he and scrumhalf Marc Shorey shared player of the game honors.

New England
Boston University 29 UNH 22
Bentley 12 Maine 10
Middlebury 32 Norwich 12
Coast Guard 87 Amherst 10
UMass 19 Rhode Island 7

New York
Siena 10 Oswego 7
RPI 15 Plattsburgh 10
Union 15 Colgate 19
Le Moyne 3 Buffalo State 17
Hobart 36 Canisius 7
Geneseo 17 Fredonia 33

Met NY
Stony Brook 18-17 over Fairfield (see report here)
Vassar 12 Sacred Heart 12
Southern Connecticut 37 Hofstra 0

Eastern Penn
Millersville 13 Scranton 3
West Chester 81 York College 5
Bloomsburg 13 Drexel 10
Shippensburg 26 East Stroudsburg 5
Villanova 12 St. Joseph’s 22

Loyola 34 George Washington 7
Georgetown 13 St. Mary’s 8
UMBC 23 Catholic 15

Mary Washington 11 VCU 3
VMI 25 ODU 5
Radford 65 William & Mary 0

In the Midwest, the new Davenport varsity program kept winning, beating Calvin 36-0 in their home opener. Tony Deakin scored the first home try for the Panthers, and tries from David Meyers, Fray Hatfield, Adam Church and Tom Kennedy capped it off.

Davenport is 4-0 and has not given up a point yet.

Miami Ohio 28 Xavier 5
Kenyon 47 Oberlin 5
Wittenberg 23 Eastern Kentucky 17

Bethel 31 North Dakota 12
St. Cloud 38 Winona State 22
North Dakota State 39 UM Duluth 22
UM Morris 14 MSU Moorhead 20

West Virginia 19 Pittsburgh 12

And in the West Northern Colorado downed an athletic and spunky Mesa State side on Sunday. The game was competitive in the set pieces, but in open play UNC was able to maintain its structure better.

And while Mesa had their chances to score, UNC’s disciplined approach allowed them to take their chances better. 45-3 Northern Colorado.


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