Tennessee rugby defeats South Carolina, advances to championship game

No. 4 Tennessee defeated No. 7 South Carolina, 36-21, in the Southeastern Collegiate Rugby Conference Tournament semifinals.

The Vols outscored South Carolina, 22-7, in the second half.

Tennessee advances to the SCRC Tournament championship game. The Vols will play Kentucky on Saturday in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Kickoff between the Vols and Wildcats is slated for 3 p.m. EST.

The 2023 season is the second for Tennessee under head coach Scott Tungay.

Tennessee’s 2023-24 leadership team consists of Luke Mathis (president), Matthew Beacom (vice president), Michael McGettigan (treasurer), Jarrett Self (secretary) and Brendan Bibb (sargent at arms).

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Story originally appeared on Vols Wire