Rugby News & Views From an American Perspective
Chase Burge, Navy, Sr., Lock (Rushville, Ohio)
Saturday: Two tries in a 27-10 win over Dartmouth
Coach Notes: Played terrific defense all day, most complete tackler we have, didn’t lose a ball in contact all day.
Previous Rugby East Winners
April 9: Andrew Hansche, Army, Tight Head Prop
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
Allen Alongi, LSU, Soph., Flyhalf (New Orleans, La.)
Saturday: Two tries and three conversions in a 41-11 win over Tennessee
Coach Notes: Great job running the offense. Gained territory with his foot all game.
Previous Mid-South Winners
April 9: Joe Cowley, Life, Flyhalf
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
Sean Kilfoyle, Colorado, Fr., Scrumhalf (Denver, Colo.)
Saturday: Four tries and five conversions for 30 points in a 60-17 win over Wyoming.
Coach Notes: Really led the attack from the front pressuring Wyoming from the base, with his foot and in the loose. Keeps working and finally put together the game we know he’s capable of.
Previous Western Winners
April 9: Brennan Gallagher, Air Force, No. 8
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
Kris Osterloh, Cal Poly-SLO, Sr., Tight Head Prop (Orinda, Calif.)
Saturday: Two tries in a 48-12 win over UC Davis.
Coach Notes: Scored two tries for the second game in a row. Versus St. Mary’s and this week versus UC Davis. Does the hard work required in set piece and looks for extra in phase play. Defensively 100%.
Previous Pacific Winners
April 9: Mike Shea, San Diego St., Flanker
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