Seven Profs Earn All-Conference Honors

Seven Rowan players have garnered honors after the Mid-Atlantic Rugby Conference released their All-Conference team. Freshman lock, Jimmy Pendzik, became the first Prof ever to be named First Team All Conference.  Jimmy was a standout performer throughout the season, putting in consistent performances while demonstrating a tireless work rate and a highly physical style of … More Seven Profs Earn All-Conference Honors

Third Prof Named to Florugby’s Top Players Nationally

Senior wing and captain, Matt Rhodes, was the latest Rowan player to be named by Florugby as one of the top ten players in the nation at his position. Rhodes originally came to Rowan as a recruited football player, but transitioned to rugby three years ago.  After spending a season getting acclimated to a new … More Third Prof Named to Florugby’s Top Players Nationally

Rowan Tops Temple

Rowan rugby ended the conference season on a high note, knocking off the Temple Owls 54-24 on Saturday. The game did not go all Rowan’s way by any means, however.  As with much of the season, the Profs got off to a sluggish start and found themselves under immediate pressure.  Barely five minutes into the … More Rowan Tops Temple

Late Lapses Doom Profs

Rowan rugby dropped a key conference game against West Chester this weekend 22-20. The Profs began the game brightly and dominated field position through accurate tactical kicking from halfbacks Casey Smith and Hunter Musson.  The entire squad took advantage of the field position by pouring on defensive pressure which turned into an early 3-0 lead.  … More Late Lapses Doom Profs

Rowan Wallops West Virginia

On a beautiful Parent’s Weekend afternoon, the Rowan Profs powered past the Mountaineers of West Virginia 64-19 in a display of open, running rugby. The first half was a close affair with the Profs again stuttering out of the starting gate.  Although their attack was lethal, their usually formidable defense showed cracks against a fast … More Rowan Wallops West Virginia

Profs Prevail Over IUP

Rowan righted the ship and returned to the their winning ways Saturday with a 36-3 win over IUP.  Although the scoreline flattered Rowan, the first half was a slugfest with IUP bringing the fight to the Profs.  The crimson hawks had the better of the opening exchanges and took an early lead off a Prof … More Profs Prevail Over IUP

Profs Drop Nail-Biting Conference Opener

Rowan rugby opened their conference schedule Sunday away at #3 ranked, reigning conference champions St. Joseph’s University. The Profs fielded an extremely young team, half of whom were underclassmen, including four freshmen.  Undaunted by their opponent’s reputation, the young Rowan squad took the fight to St. Joe’s with a display of fierce physicality.  The tough … More Profs Drop Nail-Biting Conference Opener