Tag Archive: Drew Vecchio

Michigan Outlasts Saginaw Valley 43-12

Saturday, March 29 saw UMRFC host the Saginaw Valley State University Men’s Rugby club as the two clubs took part in 120 minutes of rugby over the course of the day. UMRFC’s Spring 15s side took the hard-fought first game with a final score of 43-12. In the following 2 halves of developmental rugby, the …

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UMRFC Hosts Spring Arbor and MSU for a Day of Friendly 15s and 7s

Spring Arbor University’s Men’s Rugby team came to Ann Arbor on Saturday, March 22 for another game on UMRFC’s developmental Spring 15s schedule. Spring Arbor is a team the Wolverines have played several times in the past in similar circumstances, and each time the games get tougher and tougher and Spring Arbor gets better and …

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UMFRC Takes Down EMU in Developmental Spring 15s, 75-20

On Saturday, March 15 Eastern Michigan University’s Men’s rugby club traveled the short way to Ann Arbor for some developmental Spring 15s rugby. It was a good day for both clubs as each were given opportunities to grow and learn. UMRFC loves to have good competition near to home, and as such the club is …

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Wolverines Scoop Up Big Ten and D1A Honors

Seven Michigan Men were recently award recognition by the Big Ten. Nick Fehrman, Sequoyah Burke-Combs, and Christian Mentzer all received 1st team recognition for their play this fall. Fehrman is a sophomore loosehead prop from Bronx, NY who was dominate in scrums this season. Burke-Combs, a junior, and Mentzer, a 5th year, both played for …

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#18 Indiana Outguns #22 Michigan to Claim Big Ten Title

A potential defensive battle turned into a shootout in Elkhart, IN as the Hoosiers powered past the Maize and Blue 58-38. A significant wind was blowing down the pitch and Michigan chose to play with the wind the first half. With thoughts on pinning Indiana deep in their own end, U of M looked to …

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Tough Game in Madison Goes to Wisconsin, 27-18

The Wolverines traveled out to Madison, Wisconsin this past Saturday to play in what turned out to be a very close and hard fought game that ended with the Wisconsin Badgers taking home the victory with a 27-18 score. The day started off with a tough gritty game between the two A-side teams. The game …

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#18 Michigan Gets Big Win Over Rivals Ohio State, 34-13

This past Saturday, the Ohio State Buckeyes traveled to Ann Arbor to continue a long standing rivalry that is present in every contest between the two schools. In the end, the Wolverines came out on top of a hard fought muddy game as the victors with a score of 34-13. Full match replay can be …

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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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Six Wolverines Garner Big Ten Recognition

Six Michigan Rugby men were recently honored with Big Ten recognition. Big Ten Rugby named 1st and 2nd teams as well as handed out honorable mention to players from the fall season and this past weekend’s championships. Sequoyah Burke-Combs was U of M’s lone 1st team representative as a wing. A sophomore transfer from Grand …

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Michigan Comes From Behind to Beat Iowa 41-29

At the exciting Big Ten’s Weekend Michigan looked to carry the momentum from their big win a week ago into their match against Iowa this past Saturday. It was a hard fought game with the Wolverines eventually coming out on top, but not without a few scares along the way. Iowa came out of the …

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