Rugby Downs UCONN in Hard Fought Opening Game

By Colin Mackintosh

September 23, 2015

Middlebury Rugby began their season with a hard-fought win against UConn on Saturday afternoon. The MCRC got off to a fast start and looked poised for a comfortable win against UConn. Adam Markun ’17 started the scoring with a burst of speed down the sideline, leaving everyone far behind. Teddy Be...

MCRC Hosts Penn State in National Semifinals

MCRC Hosts Penn State in National Semifinals

By Owen Teach

November 20, 2013

Fresh off a two-weekend bye period following its East Coast Rugby Conference (ECRC) regular season title, the Middlebury College Rugby Club (MCRC) roared to a 57-3 demolition of Empire Conference champion Stony Brook on Saturday, Nov. 16 in the opening round of the American Collegiate Rugby Championship...

BC Blowout Clinches MCRC Perfect Season

By Owen Teach

October 30, 2013

On the final week of its regular season schedule, the Middlebury College Rugby Club (MCRC) traveled to Boston College on Saturday, Oct. 26 with the hopes of securing an unbeaten record and knocking off the only side to beat the Panthers last season. In yet another dominant display in the club’s impressive...

MCRC Dismantles UCONN in 93-6 Blowout

By Owen Teach

October 16, 2013

Coming off a bye week and sitting atop the East Coast Rugby Conference at 3-0, the Middlebury College Rugby Club (MCRC) set its sights on a tilt with  University of Connecticut (UConn) this past Saturday, Oct. 12 to keep pace in its quest for the conference’s top spot and a trip to the postseason....

MCRC Rolls, Women Falter at Bowdoin

MCRC Rolls, Women Falter at Bowdoin

By Owen Teach

September 25, 2013

With only six conference games on its regular season schedule, the Middlebury College Rugby Club (MCRC) knew that an automatic berth into November’s DI-AA National Tournament – granted to the first-place finisher in the East Coast Rugby Conference (ECRC) – would likely be determined by a series...

Rugby Teams Cruise in First Action of the Season

Rugby Teams Cruise in First Action of the Season

By Owen Teach

September 18, 2013

Looking to build on a successful run in last season’s Division I-AA Rugby Championship, the Middlebury College Rugby Club (MCRC) opened its fall 2013 campaign by playing host to the University of Massachusetts (UMass) on Saturday, Sept. 14. Despite not cracking the UMass try zone until late in the...

MCRC Headed to National Tournament

By Owen Teach

April 24, 2013

After completing a successful campaign this past fall, the Middlebury College Rugby Club (MCRC) will travel to Pittsburgh, Pa. this coming Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28, to compete in the Division 1-AA Rugby National Tournament. By virtue its 6-1 record en route to capturing the East Coast...

MCRC Headed to Nationals with ECRC Title

By Tom Clayton

November 14, 2012

The Middlebury College Rugby Club (MCRC) beat Southern Connecticut State University 40-5 at a neutral site  on the campus of American International College in Springfield, Mass. on Saturday, Nov. 10. With the win the Blue clinched the East Coast Rugby Conference (ECRC) and a berth in the National Championship...

MCRC Fall 13-11 to Boston College

By Tom Clayton

November 7, 2012

Boston College (BC) edged the Middlebury College Rugby Club (MCRC) 13-11 at Burlington Tree Farm on Saturday, Nov. 3. The loss drops the Blue to 5-1 on the season. They trail BC at the top of the East Coast Rugby Conference (ECRC) standings by two points, though BC’s season is over, and the Blue have...

MCRC, MCWRC Defeat Conference Rivals

By Tom Clayton

October 31, 2012

The men’s and women’s rugby clubs both won handily over the weekend. The men’s side beat visiting American International College (AIC) 48-19, and will advance toward the season’s final two matches with a 5-0 record. The women defeated Bates on the road, 59-5, in the final regular season match. The...

Men’s Rugby Drops 91 on Albany; Women Shut Out Williams

Men’s Rugby Drops 91 on Albany; Women Shut Out Williams

By Tom Clayton

October 24, 2012

The Middlebury Men’s Rugby Club (MCRC) emerged victorious in their match Saturday against the University of Albany, 91-7, while the Middlebury Women’s Rugby Club (MCWRC) blanked Williams on the road 39-0. Due to heavy rain over the course of the week prior to the match, the game was moved to Essex...

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