July Alumnus of the Month: Harvey Schiller

This month, UMRFC honors Harvey Schiller. Harvey, a former President of the club, currently is working with America’s Cup, but has spent time in various corners of the sports world, both collegiate and professional. A retired serviceman, Harvey was one of the men who played in the Big House Game in 1969. Here’s what he …

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July 2016 SISU Player of the Month: Travis Sawyer

Travis has served this past year as the club’s Vice President and has been an integral part of the top 23 as a hooker. Travis has been a terrific club officer and has overseen or been involved was on the Collegiate Rugby Championship planning committee, a previous treasurer, and made the top 14 for the …

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June 2016 SISU Player of the Month: David Caputo

As we head into the summer season CRC squad member and sophomore (soon to be junior), David Caputo is this month’s SISU player of the month! David joined UMRFC as a freshman coming from 2016 National Championship Winner, Mystic River Rugby Club, and playing high school rugby at St. John’s Prep in Massachusetts. Here at …

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UMRFC’s Caputo Wins Penn Mutual Life of Significance Award

Chester, PA- This past weekend saw sophomore wing David Caputo be presented with the Penn Mutual Life of Significance Award at the 2016 College Rugby Championship in Philadelphia, PA.   The award is given out annually to a college rugby player who exemplifies the shared core values of rugby and Penn Mutual, those values are …

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June Alumnus of the Month: Matthew Crabtree

This month’s Alumnus is Matthew Crabtree. Crabs is a great player who is still actively embarrassing other players on the pitch. You can see him play with other alumni against Dartmouth before the CRC on Friday and read what he has to say about his time with Michigan Rugby below.   When did you play? I played …

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2016 CRC Squad Announcement

Ann Arbor, MI- The University of Michigan has named their 2016 CRC squad for the upcoming event at Talen Energy Stadium on June 4th and 5th in Philadelphia, PA. Head Coach Brandon sparks did not have an easy job as he had to dwindle his roster down to 12 from a very tough pool of …

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May 2016 Player of the Month: Alex Bourdeau

  A new month has arrived and so has a new POM! May 2016’s Player of the Month is Alex “Christopher Robin” Bourdeau. Alex, or CR as he is affectionately known by his teammates. has been one of the most beloved members of UMRFC since he joined as a freshman in 2014. CR is a …

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2nd Place Finish at Big Ten 7s Final

Wolverines Capture 2nd Place in the Big Ten 7s Final Coming into the weekend (April 16th), the men had only played in two sevens tournaments. The Notre Dame College 7s Tournament, a qualifier for the USA Rugby College 7s Tourney, and the first leg of the Big Ten 7s Series down in Columbus, OH. The …

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April Alumnus of the Month: Tobi Eboda

April’s Alumnus of the Month is Tobi “Nigerian Nightmare, Prince Tobi, Tobi-san, First Feed King: Feed Father” Eboda. Although he graduated back in 2011, Tobi has maintained a supportive presence in Ann Arbor for the team. He can be found numerous times throughout the year supporting the young boys from the sideline and is always …

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SISU Mouthguard April Player of the Month: Luke Mallery

  In his second year on the pitch, the centre from Vicksburg, MI has been a dominant force on the Academy Side and has worked tirelessly to crack into the top 23. This spring, Luke is developing his skills at centre with the 15s side and is also a part of the 7s pool. Luke …

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