Stanford will be one of 16 teams that includes a very competitive field in this upcoming weekend’s Battle in the Bay, Saturday October 26th and Sunday October 27th. The tournament is being hosted by Saint Mary’s College at San Francisco Golden Gates Sheeran Field on Treasure Island. The field includes top-ranked sevens teams, including those ranked in the top 25 by Rugby Magazine: UCLA (#1), Cal (#2), Central Washington (#5), Saint Mary’s (#7), Cal Poly (#14) and San Diego State (#21). Stanford will be in Pool D and has the following schedule on Saturday October 26th. This will be the first official action for Stanford’s 7′s squad, following some scrimmaging with Santa Clara.
Saturday 10/26 Schedule: Pool D Matches
11:05 am: Stanford vs. Arizona State
12:10 pm: Stanford vs. Central Washington (#5)
2:55 pm: Stanford vs. Santa Rosa
Event information can be found here: http://battleinthebay.eventbrite.com
For Sunday’s schedule, check www.facebook.com/stanfordrugby where Saturday’s results will be updated.
Next weekend Stanford will travel to UCLA to compete in the Pac-12 7′s Championship November 2nd and 3rd.
The weekend after that, Stanford will host the Pacific Western Conference 7′s Championship, which will also serve as an automatic qualifier to USA Rugby’s 7′s National Championship.