Tag Archive: Jesse Fenno

#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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#20 Michigan Blows Past Iowa 38-10

The Hawkeyes traveled to Ann Arbor this past weekend to challenge the Wolverines, but Michigan outpaced their opponents to claim their second Big Ten win with a 38-10 score. Michigan came out looking strong and seeking the try zone right away. After stealing away the ball from Iowa shortly after the kickoff, Cooper Smart provided …

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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 Takes Silver at Meijer State Games

In their second tournament of the summer, the University of Michigan Rugby Football Club took second place at the Meijer State Games. In addition to battling the heat, Michigan took on some tough competition in Gun-Ru, Grand Valley State University, Flint, and Lake Shore. Michigan Rugby took second place last summer after giving up  the …

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June Player of the Month: Jesse Fenno

Jesse Fenno is this month’s Player of the Month after just joining the club this spring. Jesse’s thin size hasn’t stopped him from being one of the most consistent tacklers on the team. Fenno brings a great attitude to every rugby session and is always learning more about the game. He will be a sophomore …

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Michigan Knocked Out in Semis at Larrimer 2013

The Maize and Blue bowed out in the semi-finals to eventual champion Penn State at the 2013 Larrimer Cup. The tournament is in honor of former UMRFC player Terry Larrimer. This is a special event for Michigan and was enjoyed by the ten man team. The first match was against Western Michigan University at 10:00am. …

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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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