Andrew LaVallie is this weeks focus player. Andrew is an aggressive Lock and 8 man for UAlbany. The usacollegerugby.com team would like to thank Andrew for his contribution to this website.
Team: UAlbany Rugby
Positions: Lock + 8 Man
Harvard pulled off their greatest victory of the past few years Saturday by blanking Army 20-0. A perennial national favorite, Army had not been defeated in New England league play since 2002. On a muddy day in wet conditions by the Charles river, that all changed.
On a beautiful fall day in Hanover, NH, rivals Harvard and Dartmouth locked horns in an epic encounter. Despite the low scoreline, the game far from a defensive affair as both sides proved very dangerous on attack, though all each could manage was two penalties apiece.
This week Kent talk's to Lauren Rodriguez of Sienna College. Like other ruggers Kent has interviewed, Lauren has discovered a game she truely loves and has met some wonderful people since becoming a player. Aswell as playing Lauren looks after her teams website http://lw.siena.edu/clubs/womensrugby/default.asp
In the nation’s most storied collegiate rivalry, the men from Harvard defeated Yale in emphatic fashion Saturday afternoon in front of a healthy home crowd. Following a disappointing performance against Northeastern, Harvard was looking to rebound against their rivals who had gotten the upper hand on them twice last season.
ALBANY, NY (October 16, 2007) – UAlbany Rugby faced off against Met NY’s Vassar College in a non – league Tuesday afternoon contest on the UAlbany Campus in which Vassar won 44-19.
Once again, Kent Currie takes us behind the scenes and chats one on one with a key figure in College Rugby. This time, Kent has the pleasure of talking to Kevin C. Deitz, President of the Syracuse University Rugby Football Club
West Point 50 - Norwich 0
West Point scores the first try of the match at the five minute mark. For the next fifteen minutes the Wick stifles Army with some hard-nosed defense, including tackles inside the gain-line by inside center Justin Aubin, open side flanker Tom Hansen , and prop Brad Panasiti.
Men's Rugby Match Report
Yale 29 - Norwich 22
On a spectacular fall day in Central Vermont, the family weekend crowd was treated to a battle between the Yale Bulldogs and the Norwich Cadets. The match featured six lead changes in the first half.
Syracuse University Women's Rugby Team Captain
Kent's series of profiling current key players in College Rugby continues. This time he crosses the gender divide for the first time and catches up with Mary Pezzulo, Captain of Syracuse University Women's.