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Sierra rugby team in Sweet 16

By: Staff report
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Sierra College’s rugby team pulled off two upsets recently in the Division II Pacific Coast tournament to earn a trip to the Sweet 16 on April 16 in San Diego. The Wolverines will face Pepperdine. Sierra was ranked 14th when it entered the Pacific Coast tournament in Orem, Utah. The Wolverines climbed to No. 6 after defeating No. 9 Utah Valley University and No. 8 California Maritime Academy of Vallejo. California Maritime is No. 7 in the latest rankings. Utah Valley is No. 10. The score of each match was 20-3. Keenan Mayfield scored a try in each game for Sierra. Luke Sauser, Brian Weddle, Steve Kenny and Raymond Coen also had tries in the two victories.