BYU Women Takes on Alumni This Friday

Friday September 29, 2017 @ 6:00 MTN - Cougar Rugby News

The new look BYU Cougars will take on the Alumni team this Friday September 29, 2017 at 6:00pm MTN on Helaman Recreation Field, BYU Campus, 1600 N Canyon Rd, Provo UT 84604. This is becoming a tradition ever since the Cougars were officially added onto the Extramural Sports programs on October 8, 2015.

The BYU Women will feature some of the returning status such as Grace Taito taking up a new role as Captain of the team, Elle Peterson (lock), Telisha Tausinga (Hook), Kainoa Ah Quinn (Flyhalf/Fulback), Rachel Ogden ( Prop), and Lora Gubler (Flank).

Our Alumnis will feature some of the veterans, that campaigned for the Cougars in previous years - Monica Jackson, Nicole McCullogh, Justina Grubb, Chelsea Willes just to name a few.

Game is scheduled for Friday September 29, 2017 @ 6:00 MTN at Helaman Rec Field, BYU Campus. Referee: Aaron Ormsby


Game Recap:

Provo, UT: BYU started with 10 returners and 5 freshmans in the first half and held the Alumnis to a 8-0 lead. In the second half, BYU started working their depth with the students that are playing in their first rugby game. The Alumnis came back in the second half to score 3 quick tries and converted two.

Final Score: Alumni 19 BYU 8.