2022 preseason Division I men’s rugby rankings

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Tennessee opened its 2022 schedule Saturday with the Vols’ annual Old Boys game.

The Vols will return to Tennessee Rugby Park Sept. 10 for its regular season home opener versus Ohio State. The match is a preseason top 25 contest.

Tennessee enters regular season play having not lost a game in 15s competition since Nov. 23, 2019. Tennessee won the 2021 USA Rugby Division I national championship.

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Ahead of the 2022 season, Alex Goff of the Goff Rugby Report released preseason Division I men’s rugby rankings. Goff’s Division I men’s rugby preseason top 40 rankings are listed below.

Army

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Lindenwood

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Life University

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BYU

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Navy

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Ohio State

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Indiana

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St. Bonaventure

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Davenport

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Penn State

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Kutztown

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Queens

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Mary Washington

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Colorado State

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Iona

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Northeastern

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Tennessee

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Notre Dame

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Iowa Central CC

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Mt. St. Mary's

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Bowling Green

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Colorado

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Michigan State

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Virginia Tech

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Notre Dame College

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Kansas

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Western Washington

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Clemson

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Air Force

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Western Michigan

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Kentucky

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Wheeling

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Louisville

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Dartmouth

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Brown

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Thomas More

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Cincinnati

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Illinois

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Adrian

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West Chester

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