LFCC roundup: Lions rank 22nd in final men’s rugby poll

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The Lord Fairfax Community College men’s rugby program earned a top-25 ranking in the final National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) poll released on May 6.

The Lions were ranked 22nd in the final poll, the highest ranking for any small-school program in Virginia. Lord Fairfax, which won the Cardinals Conference, finished with an overall record of 6-2.

Minnesota’s St. John’s University (10-0) topped the final NSCRO poll, followed by New England College and the University of Denver.

The Lions’ ranking was also the second-highest for a two-year school among the top-40 programs selected by the NSCRO. Santa Rosa Junior College, out of the Northern California Conference, ranked No. 7 after finishing its season with a 10-1 mark.