JONESBORO (USARugby.org) - After two thrilling National Semifinals the two teams that reigned supreme in the Men's D1A College competition were BYU and Arkansas State. Those two teams are set to meet in the D1A Men's National Championship at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy Utah on May 19, 2012.
The D1A final will be shown live on ESPN3 Saturday at 8:30pm and on tape delay on ESPNU and ESPN International.
St. Mary's hosted the Red Wolves of Arkansas State in Moraga, Calif. and the visitors came away with a 31-17 win. Coming off a thrilling win over Army in the quarterfinals, Arkansas State was red hot and continued their dominant form over the Gaels.
St. Mary's took a lead and held it for most of the game, but a heroic late game effort by the Red Wolves put ASU out in front 31-17 when the final whistle blew.