2012 Collegiate Rugby Championship

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2012 Collegiate Rugby Championship
Tournament details
Tournament format(s) Round-robin and Knockout
Date June 2–3, 2012
Tournament statistics
Teams 16
Matches played 39
Top point scorer(s) Derek Fish (Dartmouth)
(60 points)
Top try scorer(s) Trevor Tanifum (Maryland)
(10 tries)
Final
Venue PPL Park, Philadelphia
Champions Dartmouth (2nd title)
Runner-up Arizona
Official website http://www.usasevenscrc.com/
2011 (Previous) (Next) 2013

The 2012 USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship was a rugby union sevens tournament. The tournament was held on June 2–3 at PPL Park in Chester, Pennsylvania. It was the third annual Collegiate Rugby Championship, and the second year in a row that the tournament was held at PPL Park. Sixteen teams from colleges in the United States competed. Dartmouth College defeated Arizona in the final to secure their second CRC Championship in a row.

Pool stage[edit]

Pool A[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
Life 3 3 0 0 88 36 +52 9
Wisconsin 3 1 1 1 43 63 -20 6
Penn State 3 1 0 2 68 45 +23 5
Temple 3 0 1 2 26 81 -55 4
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2012-06-02 Life University 19-17 Penn State
2012-06-02 Wisconsin 12-12 Temple
2012-06-02 Life University 33-7 Temple
2012-06-02 Penn State 15-19 Wisconsin
2012-06-02 Penn State 36-7 Temple
2012-06-02 Life University 36-12 Wisconsin

The teams from Group A collectively were 1-5 on day 2 in the knockout round.

Pool B[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
Dartmouth 3 3 0 0 90 12 +78 9
Delaware 3 2 0 1 60 55 +5 7
Florida 3 1 0 2 29 52 -23 5
Maryland 3 0 0 3 28 88 -60 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2012-06-02 Dartmouth 31-5 Delaware
2012-06-02 Maryland 7-19 Florida
2012-06-02 Dartmouth 31-7 Maryland
2012-06-02 Delaware 17-10 Florida
2012-06-02 Delaware 38-14 Maryland
2012-06-02 Dartmouth 28-0 Florida

The teams from Group B collectively were 8-2 on day 2 in the knockout round.

Pool C[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
Arizona 3 3 0 0 104 19 +85 9
Texas 3 2 0 1 52 66 -14 7
Oklahoma 3 1 0 2 52 71 -19 5
North Carolina State 3 0 0 3 24 69 -45 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2012-06-02 Arizona 33-12 Oklahoma
2012-06-02 NC State 14-17 Texas
2012-06-02 Arizona 33-7 Texas
2012-06-02 NC State 10-21 Oklahoma
2012-06-02 Arizona 38-0 NC State
2012-06-02 Texas 28-19 Oklahoma

The teams from Group C collectively were 4-4 on day 2 in the knockout round.

Pool D[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
California 3 3 0 0 79 15 +64 9
Navy 3 2 0 1 63 50 +13 7
Army 3 1 0 2 29 68 -39 5
Notre Dame 3 0 0 3 20 58 -38 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2012-06-02 Army 10-5 Notre Dame
2012-06-02 California 21-10 Navy
2012-06-02 Army 14-34 Navy
2012-06-02 California 29-0 Notre Dame
2012-06-02 Notre Dame 15-19 Navy
2012-06-02 Army 5-29 California

The teams from Group D collectively were 2-4 on day 2 in the knockout round.

Knockout Stage[edit]

Championship Bracket[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
3 June – PPL Park        
 Life University  12
3 June – PPL Park
 Delaware  5  
 Life University  12
3 June – PPL Park
   Arizona  19  
 Arizona  26
3 June – PPL Park
 Navy  5  
 Arizona  5
3 June – PPL Park
   Dartmouth  24
 Dartmouth  35
3 June – PPL Park
 Wisconsin  5  
 Dartmouth  21 Bronze
3 June – PPL Park
   California  19  
 California  54  Life University  7
 Texas  5    California  26
3 June – PPL Park

Challenger Bracket[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
3 June – PPL Park        
 Penn State  26
3 June – PPL Park
 Maryland  28  
 Maryland  32
3 June – PPL Park
     Oklahoma  12  
 Oklahoma  21
3 June – PPL Park
 Notre Dame  19  
 Maryland  14
3 June – PPL Park    
   Florida  20
 Florida  29
3 June – PPL Park
 Temple  24  
 Florida  31
3 June – PPL Park
     NC State  5  
 Army  7
 NC State  22  
 

Players[edit]

The following 12 players were selected by Rugby Mag as members of the All-Tournament team:[1]

  1. Peter Tiberio - Arizona
  2. Brett Thompson - Arizona
  3. Cam Dolan - Life University
  4. Trevor Tanifum - Maryland
  5. Seamus Siefring - Navy
  6. Bobby Impson - Oklahoma
  7. Eric Luikens - Texas
  8. Madison Hughes - Dartmouth
  9. Nate Brakeley - Dartmouth
  10. Derek Fish - Dartmouth
  11. Brad Harrington - Cal
  12. Paul Bosco - Cal

Leading Scorers[2][edit]

Rank Tries Points Conversions
1 Trevor Tanifum (Maryland) (10) Derek Fish (Dartmouth) (60) Derek Fish (Dartmouth) (20)
2 Brett Thompson (Arizona) (9) Peter Tiberio (Arizona) (54) Peter Tiberio (Arizona) (17)
3 Madison Hughes (Dartmouth) (6) Trevor Tanifum (Maryland) (50) Alex Aronson (Cal) (12)
4 Kevin Clark (Dartmouth) (6) Brett Thompson (Arizona) (45) Bobby Impson (Oklahoma) (9)
5 Seamus Siefring (Navy) (5) Bobby Impson (Oklahoma) (38) Matias Cima (Maryland) (9)

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