Week 25 Rankings: Saint Mary’s Takes the Top Spot

D1A Rugby: Week 25 Rankings: Saint Mary’s Takes the Top Spot
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There have been some massive shifts in the rankings this week, with a total of 11 teams changing spots from last week, most notably- Saint Mary’s have knocked Life off the top of the rankings.

After a dominant spring season, Saint Mary’s has been rewarded with the top spot in the rankings for Week 25. This comes after a slew of massive victories in and out of conference. In conference play they’ve beaten their opponents by an average of 105 points. Out of conference they have put up 50 against some of the best teams in the nation. However, they won’t be able to rest on their laurels, as their last two games of the year will be played against #4 Navy and #3 Cal.

In other moves, BYU and Penn State have swapped positions. The men from Provo are now in 8th and the Nittany Lions are in 9th. Spots 11-20 saw a lot of movement, with UCLA jumping up two spots to 13th, pushing St. Bonaventure down to 14th. Grand Canyon and Davenport both rose three spots in the rankings to 15th and 16th respectively.

Notre Dame College and UC Davis round out the Top 20 for this week.

RankSchoolPrevious Rank
1Saint Mary’s2
2Life1
3Cal3
4Navy4
5Lindenwood5
6Arkansas State6
7Army7
8BYU9
9Penn State8
10Arizona10
11Central Washington11
12Kutztown12
13UCLA15
14St. Bonaventure13
15Grand Canyon18
16Davenport19
17Iona14
18Wisconsin16
19Notre Dame College20
20UC DavisN/A