In the opening match of the tournament, the Houston United Rugby Team shutout Katy in a decisive 29-0 victory. Despite losing the next two matches, HURT received enough points in their previous win to advance to the semifinals of the tournment. HURT would lose to the Austin Blacks but not without a fight. HURT had the Division I powerhouse on their heels as they led in the final minutes of the match. With their strong outing, the Houston United Rugby Team portrayed their ability to play with the best of’em and look to go 2-0 in the cup standing vs. Bay Area on November 10th.