Category Archive: Awards & Highlights

October Player of the Month: Jeremy Reid

Jeremy Reid

Jeremy Reid has started to emerge as a force for UMRFC in his sophomore year. He has stepped into the role of utility forward by being quick enough to play flanker and strong enough to play in the front row. Jeremy brings great commitment to everything he does for the maize and blue, he sets …

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September Player of the Month: Drew Vecchio

Drew Vecchio has been a significant strength for the club since his arrival as a freshman. His combination of size, strength, and quickness have made him a go-to player at lock for the Maize and Blue. Vecchio is often a quiet, gentle giant but during games he shows a real passion for the Wolverines. Drew …

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September Alumnus of the Month: Evan “Elmo” Pratt

When did you play? I started as a freshman at MIT in the spring of 1984, and started at UMRFC in spring of 1990. As most people know, the lines between college and men’s sides were more loosely defined then. Although I have not taken classes at Michigan, I can now claim to be Michigan …

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August Player of the Month: Cole Van Harn

Cole brings a tremendous amount of energy to the Maize and Blue. As the first side’s #8, Cole enjoys big tackles and thumping would be tacklers when running with the ball. Van Harn works to be all over the field and always empties the tank. Cole’s toughness and hunger embody the spirit of the Wolverine. …

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July Player of the Month: Lawrence Armitage-Brian

Lawrence Armitage-Brain is the July player of the month. Lawrence came to Michigan from London, to continue his Kinesiology education. Lawrence’s quiet demeanor hides a fiery competitor who helped Michigan in their Collegiate Rugby Championship success. Armitage-Brain played flyhalf for the team but fits into most back positions. He is skilled, creative, and not afraid …

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July Alumnus of the Month: Scott McLelland

The July Alumnus of the Month is Scott McClelland. Scott was a sizable player who mostly played lock during his time at Michigan. He also managed to play front row and loose forward. McClelland played physical, sound rugby while also managing to be that one player always injuring his teammates in practice. Off the field, …

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June Alumnus of the Month: Josh Rubin

This month we honor Josh Rubin. Josh played pretty much every position there is to play at Michigan. But is likely best known for his games at flanker and hooker. He was able to manage so many positions because of his wide array of rugby skills having started playing in the backs. Rubin was a …

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June Player of the Month: Alex Davidson

The June Player of the Month is Alex Davidson. Alex grew up in England excluding a short spell in Ann Arbor due to his parents’ time at the university. That made an impression on Davidson who chose to come back to U of M and bring his rugby skills with him. A tall yet mobile …

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May Player of the Month: Nick Azzopardi

The May Player of the Month is freshman Nick Azzopardi. Nick is a quick learning front row player who will make a great impact for the team in the 2014-2015 season. Azzopardi did well developing as prop in the fall before an excellent performance as a big man in the club’s winter 7s. Nick finished …

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May Alumnus of the Month: Joseph Attia

This month’s honored alumnus is Joseph Attia. Joe was a run-away-train of a flanker who could tackle and support with the best of them. Attia’s energy on the pitch was influential and was also enjoyed by his teammates off the pitch. We hope to see Jerry return for this weekend’s alumni match versus Dartmouth’s alumni …

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