Kutztown University Athletics

05/28/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 05/28/2019 13:52

KU Rugby teams to compete at Collegiate Rugby Championships this weekend

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KUTZTOWN, Pa. - Both the Kutztown University men's and women's rugby teams will participate in the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championships this weekend, May 31-June 2, at Talen Energy Stadium, Philadelphia. All matches featured in-stadium will be covered live on ESPN+, the first-ever multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company Direct-to-Consumer and International segment and ESPN. Fans can now subscribe to ESPN+ for just $4.99 a month (or $49.99 per year) and, in addition to hundreds of rugby matches annually, can stream thousands of additional live events, on-demand content and original programming not available on ESPN's linear TV or digital networks. This year's 16-team women's field features defending champion Lindenwood University, which won the championship match last June over Penn State, 21-12, to capture their first women's title. Penn State also returns this year and is joined by the women's sides from Army, Bloomsburg, Delaware, Drexel, Kutztown, Life, Navy, Northeastern, Notre Dame, Queens University, Saint Joseph's, Temple, Virginia Tech as well as the National Small College Rugby Organization Selects Squad. For the first time, the women's championship field will be competing for the A. Jon Prusmack Cup. Kutztown will be in Pool D, along with NSCRO, Army and Northeastern. The KU men's sevens team will be competing in a 24-team pool and is placed in Pool D along with Iona, Wisconsin and Boston College.
2019 Collegiate Rugby Championships
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Friday, May 31 11:10 a.m. Kutztown Women vs. Northeastern University, Academy Field 2 1:10 p.m. Kutztown Women vs. Army University, Academy Field 2 2:50 p.m. Kutztown Women vs. NSCRO, Academy Field 2
Saturday, June 1 Women's matches will depend on the results of Friday's competition. 10:40 a.m. Kutztown Men vs. University of Iona, Talen Energy Stadium (ESPN +) 12:20 p.m. Kutztown Men vs. University of Wisconsin, Academy Field 1 5:15 p.m. Kutztown Men vs. Boston College, Talen Energy Stadium (ESPN +)

Sunday, June 2
Matches to be determined based on Saturday's competition.
Kutztown University Women's Team
Melissa Albe, Kintnersville, Pa.
, Easton, Pa.
, Clifton, N.J.
, Effort, Pa.
, Garnet Valley, Pa.
, Allentown, Pa.
, New Hope, Pa.
, Downingtown, Pa.
, Langhorne, Pa.
, Marlton, N.J.
, Philadelphia, Pa.
, Rockaway, N.J.
Kutztown University Men's Team
, Thornton, Colo.
, Charlotte, N.C.
, Unionville, Pa.
, Greenville, S.C.
Jason DeNofa, Philadelphia, Pa.
Sam Devine, Philadelphia, Pa.
Murphy Lill, Naussau, N.Y.
, Pretoria, South Africa
, Falls Church, Va.
, Drogheda, Ireland
, Charlotte, N.C.
, Philadelphia, Pa.
, West Chester, Pa.
, Warminster, Pa.