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CPD Names Players of the Week

The College Premier Division has named the Players of the Week for the four respective conferences that make up the CPD.

Rugby East Conference

Andrew Hansche, Army, Sr. Tight Head Prop (Kenosha, Wis.)
Saturday: Army defeated Delaware 40-13
Coach Notes: Scrummed well, worked hard in tight on defense, worked himself into position to support multiple line breaks, and had a huge 45 meter line break of his own taking the ball at first receiver which set up a try.
Previous Rugby East Winners
April 2: Tim Acker, Kutztown, Flyhalf
March 26: Charlie Grant, Dartmouth, Tight Head Prop
March 19: Ryan Goulding, Penn St., Lock
March 12: Jimmy Kowalski, Delaware, Fullback
March 5: Ricky Neel-Feller, Navy, Scrumhalf

Mid-South Conference

Joe Cowley, Life, Fr., Flyhalf (Charlotte, N.C.)
Saturday: Two tries, five conversions and 2 PKs for 26 points in a 56-3 win over Notre Dame. His 26 points is the sixth-best individual total in the CPD this season.
Coach Notes: Kicked for territory very well all day long,
Previous Mid-South Winners
April 2: Pat Sullivan, Arkansas St., Flyhalf
March 26: Sam Anderson, Tennessee, Outside Center
March 19: Sean Peterson, Notre Dame, Flyhalf
March 12: David Caswell, Arkansas St., Wing
March 5: Cameron Dolan, Life, No. 8

Western Conference

Brennan Gallagher, Air Force, Sr. No. 8 (Stockbridge, Ga.)
Saturday: Two tries in a 46-10 win over Colorado State
Coach Notes: Scored 2 tries playing with an injured hamstring
Previous Western Winners
April 2: Travis Hughes, Arizona State, No. 8
March 26: Travis Hughes, Arizona State, No. 8
March 19: Ryan Roundy, BYU, No. 8
March 12: Don Pati, Utah, Scrumhalf
March 5: Carson Cleveland, Air Force, Flyhalf

Pacific Conference

Mike Shea, San Diego St. Soph., Flanker (Elk Grove, Calif.)           
Saturday: Two tries in a 45-19 win over UC Davis
Coach Notes: 80% positive tackle rate and scored twice.  His aggressive play lead to turnovers and his team following his lead. 
Previous Pacific Winners
April 2: Ryan Hamilton, Central Washington, Flyhalf
March 26: Andrew Cook, St. Mary’s, Hooker
March 19: Joe Brophy, St. Mary’s, No. 8
March 12: Duncan Kelm, San Diego St., Center
March 5: Stuart Sharpe, Cal Poly-SLO, Fullback


3 comments on “CPD Names Players of the Week

  1. Working Class Rugger
    April 12, 2011

    Anyone know the name of Navy’s No#14. From the highlights I’ve seen he’s rather good, definitely worth keeping an eye out for the future.

  2. rags
    April 12, 2011

    To find out who is who in a particular game go to the USAR website for the CPD – Game info is enetred by teh home team each week … click on the score of the game you want details for and it will give you the roster with scoring, cards and sub details …

  3. Working Class Rugger
    April 12, 2011


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