Rugby 2019-2020

Rugby Shield


*2019 Tri-State Conference Rugby Champions*

William Paterson University Rugby Team


Team Student Leadership

President: Andrew Massefski

Vice President: John Barker

Treasurer: Max Gatto

Secretary: Uwem Ukpah

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Kisset Chirengende

Assistant Coach: Brian Viriri

Interested in learning more about the team?  Please feel free to email the team President and Head Coach!


Upcoming Team Competition Schedules

Rugby Team Schedule
As of January 10, 2020
Day Month Date Opponent Time Location Results
Sunday September 8 Montclair State (Preseason scrimmage) 1:00 PM Wightman Stadium Preseason
Saturday September 14 Western Connecticut (Preseason scrimmage) 1:00 PM Away Preseason
Sunday September 22 vs Marist College 3:00 PM Wightman Stadium 22-41 WIN
Sunday September 29 vs Monroe College 3:00 PM Wightman Stadium 26-34 WIN
Sunday October 6 AT US Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) 1:00 PM Away 5-50 Loss
Sunday October 13 vs Seton Hall University 1:00 PM Wightman Stadium 17-48 WIN
Sunday October 20 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  1:00 PM Away  22-20 WIN
Sunday October 27 Tri-State Conference Playoffs- First Round BYE BYE  
Sunday November 3 Tri-State Conference Playoffs- Semifinals vs. Marist 1:00 PM Wightman Stadium 19-26 WIN 
Sunday November 10 Tri-State Conference Playoffs- Finals vs. RPI 1:00 PM Wightman Stadium  21-34 WIN
Sunday November 17 USA Rugby National Playoffs- First Round BYE BYE  
Wednesday November 23 USA Rugby National Playoffs- Round of 16 vs. Furman TBD Greenville, SC  15-47 Loss
Saturday March 7 Pioneer 7s Rugby Tournament All Day Wightman Stadium 2nd-Place
*Home events in BOLD.  Performance dependent events in italics.

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