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Tennessee defeats Florida in SCRC Semifinal

By MTB, 11/10/16, 9:30AM EST

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Vols Advance to the Championship

Tennessee defeated Florida 41-26 on Saturday in the Semifinals of the Southeastern Collegiate Rugby Conference. The Volunteers advance to the SCRC Championship on Saturday, November 19 and will face Alabama, a 33-32 winner over Kentucky in the other semi-final.  The Championship will be played at Life University with a Noon kickoff.

Tennessee scored three tries in less than 15 minutes in the second half to put some distance between themselves and the Gators and then held on for the win. 

The Vols has a lot of success in the reserve match and took that game 39-14.

Line Up

1. Keenan Kayser
2. Duncan Bintrim
3. Jordan Campbell / Creighton Couch
4. Kerry Roberts
5. Nesto Rivas
6. Hayden Ryan / Charlie Holman
7. Dylan Craven
8. Josh Landon
9. Travis Vickers
10. Nick Duklewski
11. Ben Schwartz
12. Will Holland
13. Justin Ransom
14. Michael Turner
15. Sam Hawkins

Reserve Match
1. Parker Michael
2. Charlie Holman
3. Dillon Dixon
4. Andrew Pitsenberger
5. Kevin Fine
6. Roy Mbugua
7. Riley Archer / Tommy Lane
8. brandon Tamsese
9. Conrad Dorfliger-Slee
10. Drew Davis
11. Jau'Quan Wells / Jacob Bradford
12. Lane / Archer
13. Dohyun Kim
14. Duquesne Cook
15. David Ilchert / cam Urevick

Scoring Summary

05:00 Try Hawkins. UT 5-0 UF
17:00 Try Vickers / CK Schwartz. UT 12-0 UF
24:00 Try Florida  UT 12-7 UF 
28:00 Try Kayser  UT 17-7 UF
35:00 Try Ryan  UT 22-7 UF
Halftime: Tennessee 22, Florida 7
44:00 Penalty Try Florida  UT 22-14 UF
44:00 Yellow Card Tennessee
49:00 Try Landon  UT 27-14 UF
58:00 Try Turner / CK Schwartz  UT 34-14 UF
63:00 Try Craven / CK Schwartz  UT 41-14 UF
70:00 Try Florida  UT 41-19 UF
75:00 Try Florida  UT 41-26 UF 
Final:  Tennessee 41, Florida 26

Referee:  James Rodriguez
Asst Referee: Handre de Jongh
Asst Referee: Dave Haines

Reserve Match
Halftime: Tennessee 24, Florida 7
Final:  Tennessee 39, Florida 14