On Tuesday, May 10th, Gonzaga's Varsity Purple Rugby Eagles captured the MAVRC Championship with a 48-14 victory over Georgetown Prep on Buchanan Field.
Coming out of halftime, Gonzaga held a slim 17-14 lead. The Eagles took control early in the second half and did not look back as they shut out Little Hoyas the rest of the way. Coach Baggetta's team has won the MAVRC Championship every year since 2011.
Here are some great photos from the win:
The team has reached the pinnacle of its season: the National Championship tournament which will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana this year. On Thursday, May 19th Rugby will play Greenwich (CT) at 6:30pm in the quarterfinal match. The Eagles are seeded #2 in the tournament. You can read more about all of the teams via Goff Rugby Reporthere. And you can follow @EyeStreetRugby on Instagram for real-time updates.