For the second consecutive year, Dartmouth's Men's Rugby has been crowned the National Sevens Champions. Dartmouth defeated the Cal Berkeley powerhouse Cal in the semifinals after being down 12-7 at the half. They tied up the game with less than a minute to go and after a conversion took the title with a score of 21-19.
In the title game against the University of Arizona, the Big Green came out strong and lead at the half 19-5. Dartmouth held strong in the second half and took the title with a commanding score of 24-5.
Rugbymag.com named Nate Brakeley, Derek Fish, and Madison Hughes to their all-tournament team, as well as naming Hughes tournament MVP.
Four Dartmouth ruggers have since been selected as 2012 7s Collegiate all-Americans: Nate Brakeley '12, Madison Hughes '15, Derek Fish '12, and Paul Jarvis '12.