Four Bears were named first-team All-Americans, with Seamus Kelly getting the nod for 7s and 15s, and four others earned honorable mentions in USA Rugby's announcement on Friday.
Five alumni – Seamus Kelly, Blaine Scully, Eric Fry, Louis Stanfill and Danny Barrett – are in the lineup for Saturday's test vs. Scotland, the most from any university on the national team.
Jack Clark is a guest on Yahoo Sportstalk Live Tues., June 3, during the 8-9 p.m. PT on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, to discuss Cal's 7s title and his June 7 induction into the rugby Hall of Fame.
Cal culminated its second straight undefeated run through the Collegiate Rugby Championship with a 24-21 victory vs. Kutztown University to become back-to-back 7s national champion Sun. at PPL Park.
Cal earned the top seed for the championship round at the Collegiate Rugby Championship in PPL Park and will face Penn State in a quarterfinal Sunday at 10:20 a.m. ET/7:20 a.m. PT.
The Bears jumped out to a six-try lead before two late scores by the Owls trimmed the gap as Cal exited its Pool A opener at the CRC with a 36-14 win over Temple Friday at PPL Park.
The Bears return Friday-Sunday, May 30-June 1, to the Collegiate Rugby Championship in PPL Park outside of Philadelphia, with coverage on NBC and NBCSN.
The 2014 Nike Cal Varsity Rugby Camp continues its tradition as one of the oldest and most prestigious assemblies of its kind with sessions July 28-31 for boys age 14-18 and Aug. 2 for boys age 9-14.
Capping off a year during which 38 members of the Cal rugby program received recognition for academic achievement, a select group was honored at the 2014 Student-Athlete Academic Honors Luncheon.
The Bears scored five tries Saturday in the Varsity Cup National Championship final, battling back to within three points before BYU pulled away to repeat as champions with a 43-33 win.
Cal and BYU meet in the Varsity Cup National Championship final Saturday, May 3, at 2 p.m. MT in Rio Tinto Stadium. The match will be televised live on NBC Sports Network from 1-3 p.m. PT.
California defeated Central Washington, 58-14, Saturday in a Varsity Cup National Championships semifinal on Witter Rugby Field.