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March Player of the Month: Cooper Smart

Cooper Smart is the March Player of the Month. Cooper is a sophomore back who can play outside center, wing, and fullback. He brings energy and speed to the field while always looking for ways to change the game. Smart had an outstanding Winter Sevens for the club and is competing for a spot on …

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Michigan Holds on in Tough Game Against Purdue, 24-19

The Wolverines traveled down to West Lafayette this weekend to pick up a tough win against the Purdue Boilermakers in a 24-19 nail biter. The game started out with the Wolverines recovering their own kickoff and controlling the ball in the Purdue territory with hard runs. Michigan got out to an early lead in the …

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Michigan Blanks Notre Dame 18-0

Stout defense and territorial pressure gave the Wolverines a deserved 18-0 victory over the visiting Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. Hard rucking started the game with both sides contesting the breakdown heavily. The referee handed out a few penalties, including one against Notre Dame in front of the posts, 40 meters out. Michigan chose to …

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Michigan Comeback Edges Wheeling Jesuit

A 79th minute try by Christian Mentzer gave Michigan a 30-28 come from behind victory over the visiting varsity Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals. The game started well for Michigan with Joel Conzelmann hitting a 4th minute penalty from about 35 meters. That 3-0 lead was short lived though as Wheeling put in a 7th minute converted …

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Michigan Wins Big Against Oakland University, 113-14

Coming off of a tough loss to WMU, the Wolverines came out with a vengeance, looking to pick up their first win of the spring season. From the start, Michigan looked strong in their play and started off the scoring in the 2nd minute with a hard run by Kenny Andutan to score. The Wolverines …

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#12 Davenport Too Much for U of M, 79-5

A strong Davenport team outran and out-muscled the Wolverines in a spring friendly Friday night in Grand Rapids. The Panthers handled Michigan in all facets of the game. Their superior physicality in contact situations caused the Men in Blue to be on their heals most of the night. The score started in the 5th minute …

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Team Stephen M. Ross Wins UMRFC’s Sevens Tournament

UMRFC completed its intrasquad sevens tournament on Friday night as team Stephen M. Ross emerged victorious. With an undefeated record, team Ross takes the championship plate until next year. With the completion of the sevens tournament, UMRFC prepares for Tour in Trinidad and Tobago and the spring fifteens season. If you weren’t able to see …

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Final Night of UMRFC’s Intrasquad Sevens Pool Play

UMRFC’s last night of pool play is over and the final standings are in for the playoffs. Some teams left the pitch looking forward to next week, others with a feeling of missed opportunity, but either way it was a great experience for the whole team. New players learned how the team operated and were …

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Another Night of Intrasquad Sevens Comes to a Close

Last Friday was the penultimate night of UMRFC’s regular season instrasquad sevens tournament and it has set the stage for some very meaningful games next week. As always plenty of skills and talent were on display and if you’d like to see the games for yourself, just check out our YouTube channel where the games …

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Third Night of UMRFC’s Intrasquad Sevens Tournament Has Come to a Close

The third night of UMRFC’s intrasquad sevens games has ended and teams are clearly growing as players gain more experience and hone their skills with each game. The games have certainly been entertaining to watch with many talented players putting their abilities on display. Please check our YouTube channel in the next day or two …

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