August Alumnus of the Month: Tony Hawk

  Technically, his real name is Mark Borowski. I think. I don’t know. We all call him Tony Hawk. Find out more below! When did you play? 2010-2014. A rather boring set of years nestled in between the excitement of 2008’s financial collapse and 2016’s orange president. Quite a disappointment, really. What position did you …

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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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May Alumnus of the Month: Kenneth Hawk

This May we honor Kenneth Hawk as the alumnus of the month. Kenneth is a rugger from a different generation than many we’ve seen win this award, but he still has many fond memories of his time here at Michigan. Find out more below!   When did you play? 1982-1986 What position did you play? #8 What …

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SISU™ Mouthguard May Player of the Month: Jack Vecchio

Another freshman to win the SISU Player of the Month award, Jack “Smooth Jazz” Vecchio has done really well this spring season. As the younger brother of our February alumnus of the month, Jack has rugby in his blood. Read below to find out more about Jack. Congratulations Smooth Jazz!   Name: Jack Vecchio Height: …

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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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April Alumnus of the Month: Andrew Swain

When did you play? I played from 2008-2012 What position did you play? Mostly wing, but also some fullback and scrumhalf when it was needed What was your favorite memory as a member of the club? I loved every tour that I went on, but spending a week in Prague was, let’s say, a very …

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