By RYAN BRAUCH
Last weekend Mary Washington athletics hosted various teams for their 2017 Homecoming. Unfortunately, the tailgate was about all the UMW students, faculty, and alum could enjoy, as a majority of UMW’s teams lost their Homecoming games. Volleyball and men’s rugby were the only two teams that played that topped their opponents in front of the home crowd.
By KEELY CERVANTES
When choosing a club sport in college, students consider the risk of injury risk in the sport. The risk, usually, is not a deterring factor. However, many student athletes or club members do not take into account how easily their life can be altered by a sport related injury.
By SHYAN MURPHY
Each year, the University of Mary Washington gains new recruits from all over for their sports programs. UMW is primarily a Division III school with a variety of sports options offered including …
By REBECCA MELSON & MALLORIE HARNISH
The City of Fredericksburg Police Department is currently investigating accusations that a University of Mary Washington student poisoned Tim Brown, coordinator of team sports and manager of UMW’s Mother’s Rugby team, while dining at a local restaurant.
By MATT KLINE
International Student Athletes
At the University of Mary Washington, there are many student athletes brought in every year. Students come from all over the world just to play a sport they fell in love with as a …
By DUSTIN THOMAS
Off to a great start this season, the UMW men’s rugby team is 2-0 and riding high on confidence going into this weekend’s matchup against highly ranked Mount St. Mary’s. Over the past two weeks, the UMW men’s rugby team, also known as Mother’s Rugby, defeated highly touted Towson University and Salisbury University. Junior captain Terence McPhillips gave us an inside look on how the team feels about the season so far.
BY MIKEY BARNES
Saturday, Oct. 24, was not just homecoming for the students of the University of Mary Washington, it was a very special day for the men and women rugby teams, as well as the rest of the athletic department at Mary Washington.
By LAUREN TAYLOR
The start of the 2015-2016 school year saw exciting news for four of the University of Mary Washington’s sports teams. The men’s and women’s rugby and men and women’s crew teams have been upgraded from being a club organization to being a team sport under the umbrella of athletics, but not a varsity team.
By LAUREN TAYLOR
With the start of the 2015-2016 academic year came important news for
UMW’s men and women rugby teams. Previously a part of the club sports
program, both rugby programs will now be under the supervision of
Director of Athletics Ken Tyler.
By CARTER WALLER
The Men’s Rugby Club at the University of Mary Washington returned from Spring Break with extensive knowledge of the game they play following a ten-day trip to Ireland that lasted from February 27 to March 7.
By CHRIS MARKHAM
Late last spring, the women’s rugby team at the University of Mary Washington was crowned the national champion after their 36-22 win over California State Northridge in the Division II national championship game. This year, the Eagles will have the opportunity…
By CHRIS MARKHAM
Two of the most prestigious programs at the University of Mary Washington are the men’s and women’s club rugby teams. The teams’ long history of success at the highest level is what puts them over the top of other programs in Virginia and puts them in the conversation with other top-tier rugby teams in the country.
Last season, they were one game from winning it all. Now, after a strong showing in the 2013 regular season, the men’s rugby team is seeking a Cardinal Conference Championship.
By WES HOST
The Mother’s Rugby Division III team took on Hampden-Sydney College last Saturday afternoon as a part of the homecoming festivities. The Mother’s won 26-14, and they scored 13 unanswered second-half points to secure the victory. The beginning …
Saturday’s Halloween matchup between UMW’s Mother’s Rugby and Radford University at the Battlegrounds brought treats for the home fans and left Radford searching for the exits after what must have seemed like a house of horrors as the Mothers …
BY ANDREW KADA
On Thursday, Oct. 15th, the UMW Mother’s rugby team traveled down to Lexington to take on Virginia Military Institute.
VMI, who had recently been successful in beating No. 8 nationally ranked Radford by 28 points, was …
By JEREMY JORDAN
The University of Mary Washington rugby team opened its spring 2008 season with a win in dominating fashion over Christopher Newport University. The “Mothers” beat the Patriots 48-10.
The good weather Saturday brought out one of the …