Tag Archive: Nick Lazurka

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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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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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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Night 2 of UMRFC’s intrasquad scrimmage tournament in the books

The second night of UMRFC’s intrasquad sevens games has come and gone and it continued what is looking to be a very competitive off-season of play. Teams look like they are starting to come together while others are looking for that spark they need to take off. If you’d like to see these games for …

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Michigan Outpaces MSU, 33-22

In perhaps one of their best outings of the season, The University of Michigan Rugby Football Club took 3rd place in the Big Ten East Division after beating rival, Michigan State, 33-22. The two met in the first week of Big Ten play and MSU came out on top. This time around, however, Michigan’s controlled …

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October Player of the Month: Nick Lazurka

Hailing from the thumb of Michigan, Nicholas Lazurka is the University of Michigan’s October Player of the Month. Joining the team last winter, Nick has made the strides to become part of the A-side backline. His speed was evident in intrasquad sevens and he has now picked up the tools to be a consistent contributor …

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MSU Pulls Away from Michigan, 34-17

Down 17-7 at the break, Michigan tied the game at 17 before Michigan State finished the game with 17 unanswered points. The Spartans struck early with a try in the fourth minute of play. Michigan had their chances to clear the ball but chose to run and gave the ball back to MSU who capitalized. …

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U of M Bested by ’07 Team, 29-22

The first half was forgettable. And then the Michigan men’s rugby team came alive, but the Wolverines had no response for a final push by the Olde Boys and lost, 29-22. The Olde Boys — most of whom were members of the 2007 Midwest Championship squad — took a commanding lead early, scoring three tries …

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Oosterbaan Wins Sevens Championship

Game 1 (1st vs. 4th semi-final): Bennie Oosterbaan 28 – James Earl Jones 7 The start to the season finale began with 1st place Oosterbaan taking on a hungry Jones team with vengeance on the mind after suffering two losses to Oosterbaan in match play. Right off the bat, Team Jones threatened to kick Oosterbaan …

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