A small, but tightly knit group of women is working hard to fuel the up-and-coming women’s rugby team at SF State.
Sophomore Hailey House is the founder and captain of the team. House originally played on the women’s team at the University of San Francisco, where
After an intense, rough game, the SF State men’s rugby team fell to Stanford 44-24 on Saturday, Feb. 10.
The team got off to a disorderly start that they were unable to break out of, which continued to develop and ultimately characterized the game.
“Our pattern just
On a very sunny Saturday afternoon, the SF State rugby club won 41-15 against Fresno State, elevating their season’s record to 1-1.
The team has seen drastic improvement in their performance recently thanks to techniques that their head coach, Wade Hess, has introduced. Hess joined the
Grueling matches and back-breaking military training are two things rugby captain Zeth Tutupoly knows very well.
Tutupoly, 23, is not only a student and a captain of the rugby club, he is an active member of the United States Marine Corps Reserve. The senior has spent
Pushing sleds, tackling bags and yelling at the top of their lungs on the turf field of the West Campus Green, SF State’s rugby players practiced hard to bounce back from last season, in which they failed to notch a single victory.
“Last season was a
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After going completely defeated last year in their debut Division I-AA season, the SF State rugby team hits back with a vengeance.
This season, the Gators will focus on getting more wins against division rivals like Stanford, Chico State and San Jose
The grueling hits, furious pace and overall physical exertion rugby players put forth is immense, but despite the sweat and bruises, it isn’t considered an NCAA sport.
Founded in 2005, SF State’s Gators rugby football club has been trying to make it into the NCAA since the