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Three Michigan Men Represent Big Ten in ACRL Challenge

Three UMRFC players, Mike LaCivita, Grady Bridges, and Kenny Andutan represented the Big Ten when the conference took on the ACRL this past weekend at Drexel University in Philadelphia. The game was part of the weekend’s CRC festivities. Mike LaCivita started at lock for the team. Mike is a graduating senior who was recognized with …

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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 Rugby Wins Service Award

Michigan Rugby recently won their second consecutive Club Sports Outstanding Service Award. The club prides itself on service both in the Ann Arbor community and abroad. This year the club volunteered at U of M blood drives, organized team blood giving, assisted a family in need at Christmas, helped clean up the Grand River Creative …

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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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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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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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Summer Strength Results

With the introduction of U of M to the D1 collegiate rugby scene, both coach and player have recognized the importance of physical preparedness entering the season. Over the summer, the focus of the UMRFC players has been to increase lean muscle mass whilst minimizing fat mass. Strength and Conditioning Coach Stu Roche provided players …

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Michigan Downs Ann Arbor, 31-13

The Wolverines pressured the entire 80 minutes, including holding Ann Arbor scoreless in the second half en route to a 31-13 win at Elbel Field. Scoring began just about as soon as the bagpipe rendition of “Hail to the Victors” ended as Jamie Hickey of Ann Arbor kicked for points in the first minute. The …

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Fall Season Preview

Michigan rugby is back on campus and is set to start the fall campaign with an intercity battle against the Ann Arbor men’s club this Saturday on Elbel Field at 6:00pm. The following week on September 7th, Air Force comes to town for a Friday night battle on North Field at 6:15pm. The Zoomies were …

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Athletic Department Strength Education

A handful of the team’s top weightlifting players recently received hands on strength training from U of M Strength and Conditioning graduate assistant Katlyn Haycock. Jared Bosma, Joel Conzelmann, and Mike LaCivita along with strength and conditioning coach Stu Roche and head coach Matt Trenary were taken through the fundamental components of lifting at the …

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