Monthly Archives: January 2013

CWU Hammers Santa Clara in D1-A Opener

SANTA CLARA, Calif.-CWU Rugby sent a message up and down the West Coast on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats (2-0) beat the Broncos 61-5 in their Division 1-A opener. Tries were scored by  Jacob Bates, Aladdin Schirmer, Josh Bower, Tanner Barnes, Doug McKinley, and Shleby Williams  and Sean Wanigasekera led the team with four. CWU will continue being road  warriors as they take on Sacramento State on Feb. 2nd in Sacramento.

More information can be found at the Ellensburg Daily Record 

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CWU Rugby Prepares for D1-A Season

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By JOSH PETRIE sports editor

Central Washington University has one of the premier collegiate men’s rugby programs in the nation, but it doesn’t fit in geographically with its peers. The closest worthy adversaries are in California and the Mountain time zone.

The Wildcats were a staple of the Division 1-A Pacific Conference, but with more California schools moving up came fewer willing to travel north. So CWU will go it alone this season, becoming the top flight’s only independent squad for the 2013 season.

“It wasn’t really our preference. We wanted to stay,” CWU head coach Tony Pacheco said. “As they added schools, some of those schools voiced they didn’t want to come to Ellensburg, basically. So I think to kind of appease the masses, we came up with a creative solution to play as an independent.”

For the full article please go to: Daily Record

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