SISU™ Mouthguard October Player of the Month: Jake Bailey

Jake Bailey is a senior who has been an officer for two years in a row now, he currently serves as treasurer of the team. He has been a committed wolverine since he joined the team. Congratulations Jake! Name: Jake Bailey Height: 6’2″ Weight: 200 Year: Senior Major:  International Studies, Psychology Hometown: Jenison, MI Why Rugby? I chose rugby as a …

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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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September Alumnus of the Month: Neil Matouka

What position did you play? Scrumhalf   What was your favorite memory as a member of this club? One of my favorite memories of the club (and there are so many!) would have to be the entirety of the Southern Prowl (TM). While much of the club flew off to an island paradise for spring …

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Michigan Rugby Joins the Fight Against Alzheimer’s

This year, the University of Michigan Men’s Rugby team is joining the fight against Alzheimer’s by participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer’sⓇ on October 8th and we need your help. Please support the Alzheimer’s Association during the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care and research by donating to our …

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SISU™ Mouthguard September Player of the Month: Davis Grimm

  Davis Grimm is a sophomore who has already cemented himself as a vital piece of our prop-lacking team. A lover of pancakes, Davis earned the nickname night train for being a ferocious offensive player, especially when running into contact. Congratulations Davis! Name: Davis Grimm Height: 5’11” Weight: 244 Year: Sophomore Major:  Undecided Hometown: Rockford, MI Why Rugby? Rugby is unmatched in intensity …

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SISU™ Mouthguard August Player of the Month: Alex Carson

Alex Carson is a rising senior who has done a lot for the rugby team since he joined his freshman year. Alex is an officer on the team who originally played prop, switched to a back, and will most likely be needed at prop again this year as our prop reserves dwindle. Congratulations Alex! Name: Alex Carson …

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July Alumnus of the Month: Kurt Klein

When did you play? 2001-2005   What position did you play? All of them at one time or another.   What was your favorite memory as a member of the club? In general, the best memories were the tours. Nothing was better than being crammed into small vans, and cheap hotels with your closest friends. …

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SISU™ Mouthguard July Player of the Month: Juan Marco

    Juan Marco is a rising sophomore who had never played a contact sport before this year! A budding member of the intrasquad sevens team Bennie Oosterbaan, we expect big things from him this coming year. Congratulations Juan Marco! Name: Juan Marco Height: 5’7″ Weight: 167 Year: Rising sophomore Major: Art & Architecture Hometown: Miami, FL Why Rugby? I wanted …

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June Alumnus of the Month: Zach Kendall

  When did you play? I was introduced to the club in 2011 during the second semester of my freshman year. The club was in a unique situation during that time, so we didn’t play a single game the entire semester. That didn’t stop guys like Swayze, Bongo, Boothman, Crabtree, and Spoons from packing me …

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SISU™ Mouthguard June Player of the Month: Tanner Visco

  Tanner Visco is a rising sophomore who played sevens with us this spring. He hails from Philadelphia and has already been developing into a key player for Michigan. He is playing rugby with the North Penn men’s team this summer. Congratulations Tanner! Find out more below…   Name: Tanner Visco Height: 5’10” Weight: 180 Year: Rising sophomore Major: Undecided …

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