First Two Weeks of Intersquad Sevens Shows Promise for Coming Months (Week 1)

On Friday, January 16, UMRFC had its first round of intersquad sevens matches to start off 2015. With the large increase in numbers from new fall players, all ┬áteams appeared to be much more balanced than in years previous. This also allowed for all teams to play all of their own players without having to …

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December Player of the Month: Ron Marine


Ron Marine is a freshman inside center with high school rugby experience. His first fall season was capped by being one of only four freshman players on the squad to make first team appearances during the fall season. Ron brings a big physical presence to the back line and is emerging as one of the …

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November Player of the Month: Michael Shay

Michael Shay

This is Mike Shay’s first year of rugby, and what a year it has been. Since the industrial and operations engineer joined the team he has spent time on the developmental, academy and made his 1st XV appearance against Ohio State. Mike has dedicated himself to learning and improving on the fundamentals of the game, …

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Ohio State Upsets Michigan with Comeback 34-22 Victory


The Wolverines traveled down to Columbus, Ohio this past Saturday, November 8th, to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes in a pivotal grudge match that would determine who moves on to the Big Ten Championship. Michigan was poised to defeat their rivals and secure their place in the title game and for 50 minutes it …

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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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Michigan Blasts Past Purdue in Big 83-8 Win

This past Saturday, October 25th, the Purdue Boilermakers made the trip up to Ann Arbor to take on Michigan. Unfortunately for Purdue they faced a hungry Wolverine team that was looking to make a statement after a tough close loss to Indiana a week prior. The Maize and Blue scored fast and frequently, tallying up …

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Michigan Suffers Tough Loss to Indiana, 19-17


This past Saturday, October 18th, the Michigan Wolverines made the long drive out to Bloomington, Indiana to face the Indiana Hoosiers in a game that would determine who would sit atop the Big 10. With both teams coming in with undefeated records, each side knew it would be a well fought, tough game that would …

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Michigan Handles Michigan State in 34-7 Win

Michigan before the game.

This past Friday, October 10th, the Michigan State Spartans traveled the short distance to Ann Arbor to take on the Wolverines in a classic grudge match. Michigan coming hot off of a win against Wisconsin had them feeling confident, but the Wolverine side knew that this match would be as tough as any other. In …

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Michigan Comes out on Top in Rainy Slugfest Against Wisconsin, 32-27


This past Saturday, October 4th, the Wolverines played host to the Badgers in Riverside Park in Ann Arbor in a match between two of the top teams in the Big 10 this year. Each team knew the other was a formidable opponent, and both sides looked forward to a competitive match to test each other. …

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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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