Tag Archive: Matt Crabtree

Michigan Rugby Honored for Academics

This past year saw a handful of Michigan rugby players get honored for their academic achievements. The club stresses the development of players not only on the field but in the classroom. The ability for players to put forth this amount of work in different areas of their life is a testament to the quality …

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U of M Players Help Michigan Win Select Tournament

Three UMRFC players traveled to Dekalb, IL this past weekend to help the Michigan Collegiate Select team claim the Midwest championship. Captain Mike LaCivita, assistant captain Grady Bridges, and graduating captain Matt Crabtree help the Michigan team beat Wisconsin 97-5 and Minnesota 31-15 en route to the championship. LaCivita, who has been playing #8 for …

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April Player of the Month: Matt Crabtree

Matt Crabtree is this month’s Player of the Month. Matt has been a standout four year player and was the Assistant Captain this past fall. Matt has played a handful of positions in the backline, mostly at outside center or wing. His play and leadership this spring have been excellent. Matt will be missed when …

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Michigan Edges Pitt 31-27

Pittsburgh, PA – The men in blue finished the playoff weekend 1-1 after tipping the University of Pittsburgh 31-27. Conditions remained poor and limited attacking opportunities.  However, both teams manage to play field position well and took their chances when close to the goal line.  Michigan did so early, jumping out to a 12-0 lead …

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Michigan Beaten by Grand Valley 37-7

Allendale, MI – Michigan was beaten soundly by Grand Valley today 37-7.  Numerous penalties and handling errors prevented any sort of momentum for the men in blue who now take Michigan’s #3 seed into playoffs. The opening minutes saw Michigan steal a ruck from GVSU and move the ball inside the Lakers’ 22.  Michigan forced …

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