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Pilots Clinch Conference Championship With Win

 

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Bethel College Pilots men’s rugby team clinched the outright Great Lakes Conference championship with an undefeated league mark by defeating Calvin 93-5 on Saturay afternoon. In their last two matches, the Pilots have scored their season-high in points in back-to-back matches heading into postseason play.

 

GAME VITALS

  • Score:Bethel def. Calvin 93-5
  • Records: Bethel (7-1, 6-0)
  • Location:Grand Rapids, Mich.

 

SCORING SUMMARY

  • BC – Sujai Ikemefuna try; Nick Chevalier conversion (7-0)
  • BC – Cole Sanders try (12-0)
  • BC – Efe Ovie try (17-0)
  • BC – Jake Jagielsi try (22-0)
  • BC – Efe Ovie try; Nick Chevalier conversion (29-0)
  • BC – Win Synder try (34-0)
  • BC – Hudson Walker try; Nick Chevalier conversion (41-0)
  • BC – Efe Ovie try (46-0)
  • BC – Ethan Glasscock try (51-0)
  • BC – Jake Jagielski try; Nick Chevalier conversion (58-0)
  • BC – Sujai Ikemefuna try (63-0)
  • BC – Efe Ovie try (68-0)
  • CC – Try (68-5)
  • BC – David Puntney try (73-5)
  • BC – Brendon Murphy try (78-5)
  • BC – Sujai Ikemefuna try (83-5)
  • BC – Cole Sanders try (88-5)
  • BC – Matt Hoge try (93-5)

 

QUOTES FROM COACH GADIA

  • “Outstanding ball retention and great skill set shown by our players. Coach Knowlton challenged our team implementing new strategies and systems. The players responded and executed well.”

 

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots await word from USA Rugby on seedings for playoffs.