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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Sparks Named University of Michigan Club Sports Coach of the Year

Ann Arbor, MI- This year saw the University of Michigan Club Sports department award its first ever Coach of the Year. The 2017 recipient of the inaugural honor goes to head rugby coach Brandon Sparks for his work with the men’s rugby team.   Sparks had numerous nominations that spoke about his work with the …

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SISU™ Mouthguard April Player of the Month: Lyric Kleber

Lyric Kleber has made massive strides since he first joined the team his freshman year. After fighting off injury, the sophomore has really developed into a leadership role on the spring 15s squad this season. His hard work at scrum-half is not going unnoticed, and he was selected as the player of the month for …

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Spring 15s Season in Full Swing

The weather in Michigan these past few weeks has been less than ideal for rugby. Despite this, our developmental side has been putting in a ton of hard work. The team is comprised of a lot of players new to rugby this season. Led by coach Andrew Stevick, the newbies and veterans alike have been …

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March Alumnus of the Month: Ben “Poodles” Shapiro

Our March alumnus of the month is Ben “Poodles” Shapiro. Read below to find out more about Poodles!   When did you play? I came out to my first practice the winter of my sophomore year at the insistence of CJ Stock (winter 2012). I played until my graduation in the spring of 2014.   …

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Wolverines To Host Michigan Collegiate Cup

Ann Arbor, MI- The Michigan Collegiate Cup will be back for a second year after a successful first year in 2016 that saw eight teams do battle in the inaugural tournament. This year’s tournament will be held once again at the University of Michigan on April 22nd where the hosting Wolverines will look to defend …

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SISU™ Mouthguard March Player of the Month: Guy Burke

    Guy “buddy” Burke has been a member of this team since his freshman year. This is his second career time winning player of the month. Buddy has been a key member of the squad, playing in the vital scrumhalf role. Keep up the good work Buddy! Name: Guy “Buddy” Burke Height: 5′ 8″ Weight: 165 Year: Junior …

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UMRFC Takes Cuba

Ann Arbor, MI- University of Michigan Rugby has a strong history of traveling to exotic locations for their annual Spring Break tour and this year is no exception with their trip to Cuba. While this is not a conventional location for a Spring Break tour, the historical significance and the chance to experience a new …

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February Alumnus of the Month: Drew “Disco” Vecchio

This month’s almuni of the month is the recent grad Drew “Disco” Vecchio. Drew had a great career as a lock for the UMRFC, and he can still be found at games cheering on his former teammates. Read below for a little more on Drew. Congratulations Disco! When did you play? I played Lock for …

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Big Ten Universities Sevens Tournament Here in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI- The University of Michigan Rugby Team is excited to announce they will be holding the first leg of the Big Ten Universities 7s Championship Series on April 8th.   The tournament will be held on the turf at Mitchell Field which is located between U of M hospital and North Campus on …

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