Category Archive: Post-Game Report

End of Season Update

It was a crisp morning the Wolverines woke up to on October 28th.  It was Rivalry Day all over again: Ohio State.  Play kicked off at 1 pm on Mitchell Field Turf.  Welcoming Captain Ron Marine back to play, Michigan fought hard from the gates.  After numerous offensive phases, a knock-on and penalty allowed for …

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First Half Season Update

Michigan played MSU at 7:30pm on Friday October 6th in the pouring rain at home. The wolverines came out hard, but were unable to get anything past Little Brother. At one point in the game Eoin Sansevero had the ball in the try zone but supposedly the try was held up. Ultimately a well fought …

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Michigan 1 – 0 in the Big 10

After a rocky preseason that culminated in a win for the wolverines over Grand Valley, the wolverines kicked off their Big 10 season this past Saturday with two games against Purdue University.   Top 23 The wolverines started out the game aggressively, playing the first few minutes entirely within Purdue’s half of the field. After …

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Michigan Collegiate Cup and 7s Big Ten Champs on Same Weekend

On April 22nd, UMRFC hosted the Michigan Collegiate Cup (MCC) to cap off the developmental spring 15s season. The wolverines showed up to the MCC hungry for a win, sporting a string of several losses in the past few weeks, including a loss the week before to Oakland University who attended the MCC. With some …

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Spring 15s Season in Full Swing

The weather in Michigan these past few weeks has been less than ideal for rugby. Despite this, our developmental side has been putting in a ton of hard work. The team is comprised of a lot of players new to rugby this season. Led by coach Andrew Stevick, the newbies and veterans alike have been …

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Week 4 of Intrasquad Sevens Marked by High Scoring Games

      (Pictured: Ben Cotsarelis moments before looking like a complete clown, also Kyle Patmore)   The first Friday in February brought the start of our fourth week for intrasquad sevens. A certain team member in charge of the website had decided to use that day to take new roster photos for the team, …

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Major Upsets in Week 3 of Sevens

The third week of our winter intrasquad sevens season commenced last Friday, January 27th 2017. This week brought some intense games and big upsets to the sevens standings. The good news: Canham may be a little more humble this week. The bad news: our stars on Bennie Oosterbaan struggled all day. Unfortunately, I couldn’t be …

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Week 2 of Intrasquad Sevens Filled with Great Games

  On Friday January 20th, the White House wasn’t the only place that saw a transition of power. UMRFC’s weekly sevens games proved again that this year would not be like the last. With some triumphant wins and heart breaking losses, week two brought us more great rugby. The question on everyone’s mind, of course, …

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Week 1 of Intrasquad Sevens Shows Promise of Scrambled Standings

Friday, January 13th 2017 saw the beginning of a new intrasquad sevens season here in Ann Arbor. The team saw a big influx of new players this year and with it, a sizable change in the structure of many of our beloved sevens teams. Only time will tell if the trends that began to shape on …

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Men’s 7s Collects the Plate in Ohio

This past weekend the 7s side traveled to Ohio for the Notre Dame College Collegiate Challenge Cup. This 7s tournament qualifier for the USA Rugby College 7s championship. The Wolverines were put into Pool B alongside Xavier and St. Bonaventure. In the first game of the day, Michigan faced off against Xavier. This one was …

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