Rugby: In-state rival Utah proves to be too much for UVU

March 13, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by David Roura The UVU rugby team’s Saturday night matchup against the University of Utah was an uneven one. With an inability to capitalize on tackles and more than a few questionable calls by the referee, the frustration was evident from UVU’s coaches and the players. UVU’s winger, Porter Thomas, felt that they could have […]

Wolverines unable to make trip to England

September 6, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo courtesy of Red Bull/Brett Wilhelm Red Bull hosted its University 7s tournament qualifier Aug. 25 at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo., where eight of the top rugby teams of the country competed to represent the United States against 11 of the top universities from across the world. Utah Valley University rugby was one of […]

Wolverines invited to Red Bull Uni 7s US Championship Tournament

August 9, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by David Roura The 2015 season did not end quite the way the Utah Valley University rugby team wanted it to after it fell to the Dixie State Red Storm in the Rocky Mountain Cup Championship in St. George, Utah. However, the Wolverines are starting the 2016 season with great news. UVU is invited […]

Rugby: Dixie State holds off UVU comeback

May 11, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes ST. GEORGE, Utah—It was a hard fought game for both UVU and the Dixie State Red Storm. However, in the end it was DSU that came away with the win, taking home the Rocky Mountain Cup with a final score of 26-24. This game came off the heels of an accident that struck DSU hard, […]

UVU rugby head coach finishing his last season

April 21, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by David Belnap This is the last season for rugby head coach David Logsdon, who has worked hard to turn the sports club into an accomplished team. In 2015 the Wolverines became national champions and they are on the hunt to repeat this season. Logsdon, an Orem native, graduated from UVSC in 2001 with […]

Funding and the future of UVU Rugby 

April 20, 2016

Reading Time: 3 minutes The UVU Men’s Rugby team is the defending Division II National Champion. However it is a sports club and not an NCAA sanctioned team, which makes it difficult to find ways to fund the team and keep it above water. There are three main sources of funding structured for UVU Clubs: Club Charter Funds, Merit […]

UVU Rugby on a mission to win second straight title

March 22, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wolverines know there is a target on their back The date was May 2, 2015 and the UVU rugby team had a lead over Utah State midway through the second half. However, that lead had been cut down to just five points. The Wolverines had to dig deep to hold off a comeback attempt by […]

Women’s rugby team retains winning spirit

March 12, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes The 30 team members constituting the UVU women’s rugby team have defied stereotypes on and off the field since 2004. Not only did the Division II team earn an undefeated fall 2011 season, they also returned home boasting first place and a tournament MVP in the Collegiate Division of the annual Champagne Classic in San […]