SISU™ July Player of the Month: Uygar Ozdemir

Uygar is affectionately referred to as OG by the team, since nobody can seem to pronounce Uygar quite correctly. OG has been a great addition to UMRFC, bringing his passion and love for the rugby to every practice and game, and has no problem with keeping things interesting. Moving into his junior year, we will …

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June Alumnus of the Month: Joe Jerkins

  The alumnus of the month for June is a hard nosed back who played for the club in the 80′s. Joe Jerkins valued the brotherhood and camaraderie of the club more than anything and contributed as a player and club officer for the great teams of the mid 80′s. Read what Joe had to …

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June Player of the Month: Nick Mattes

        Nick Mattes is the rare combination of size and athletic ability that every coach searches for in a player. On top of the physical attributes he also brings focus and dedication to his school work and training. Nick will be looking to make his biggest contribution to UMRFC yet this fall. …

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Weekend Recap from the Penn Mutual CRC

A large and passionate crowd of Michigan students, alumni, and parents made the trip down to Philadelphia, PA to cheer on the Wolverines as they competed in the Collegiate Rugby Championship held at PPL Park. The boys on the squad have been training hard ever since January, and finished the weekend with a result to …

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Official CRC Roster

After a grueling process that started back in January, the University of Michigan Rugby Football Club is excited to announce their roster for the Collegiate Rugby Championship. The Spring saw the Wolverines start out with a bang by winning the Costa Rican 7s and Dayton 7s tournaments as well as finishing 2nd at the ACRL …

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May Alumni of the Month: Ian Chapman

Our alumni of the month for the month of May comes in the form of a front rower who represented the Wolverines in the 80’s. Ian Chapman earned many honors during his time with Michigan in addition to holding multiple leadership positions. Chapman talks about his experiences with Michigan rugby below. My first season with …

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Money Raised for “Share the Game” Initiative

The University of Michigan Rugby Football Club is excited to announce that we have reached, and surpassed, our goal with the ‘Share the Game’ initiative of 50 donated tickets to send Washington D.C. Youth players to the CRC. The tickets will allow the kids to attend both days and have a meet and greet with …

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May Player Of The Month: Jared Bosma

        As Jared Bosma closes out his career here at UMRFC it is an important to celebrate how much he has given to the club. Jared stepped up immediately upon joining the club to help fill any role that was required of him on and off the field. He served in many …

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April Alumnus of the Month: Christian “Mario” Collis

April sees the return of our Alumni of the Month series. Each month a different Michigan rugger from years gone by will be featured and will talk a bit about some of their favorite memories throughout their time playing and what the club has meant to them. This month’s featured alumnus is Christian “Mario” Collis, …

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April Player of the Month: Andre Cargill

Andre Cargill was a great addition to UMRFC when he transferred from Davenport. Andre brings rare talent that combines both physical gifts and a beautiful mind for the game of rugby. His ‘can do’ positive attitude makes him a successful player and student in his major of Biology. Look for Andre to keep making an …

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