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The club is a member of the newly formed GU Empire Rugby Conference. During the fall, they participate in the Empire. Rugby Conference league games. The spring schedule will consist of either scrimmages or tournaments. Funded by the Student Association.
All home games at rugby field across from Sibley parking lot and behind four high rise dorms Defrenburgh, Wilson, Whiteface & Moffitt.
|Date||Away Team||Home Team||Time||Win-Loss|
|9/13||St Lawrence||Plattsburgh||1:00pm||Win 12-0|
|10/4||Plattsburgh||Paul Smiths||1:00pm||Loss 18-26|
|Regional Play Offs|
|10/18||#4 St Lawrence||#1 Plattsburgh||12:00||Win 12-5|
|11/8||Plattsburgh||University of Rochester||1:00|
In their 2001 season, the men's rugby team was undefeated in league play and won the NYS Rugby Conference Championship that qualified them for the NE Regional in Mass. (Fourth place). In 2002, the team placed second in the NYS Rugby Conference Championships and Brandon Lobrutto was named to the NE All Star team. Again in 2005, the rugby team was undefeated in league play, won the NYS Rugby Conference Championship and qualified for the NE Regional in Mass. (fourth place).
In the Fall of 2006, Plattsburgh State Men's Rugby club moved from Division III NYS Rugby Conference to Division II League playing Hamilton, Colgate, RPI, Union Oswego, and Siena. In the spring of 2009, the men's team took first at the NYS Rugby Collegiate Upstate Tournament beating Hamilton, Geneso and Buffalo State in the championship game 10-0.
The men's and women's rugby teams sponsor the TNT Rugby Tournament. The profit from this tournament is donated to the Tony Santandrea Memorial Scholarship fund through the College Foundation. At the Rugby field, remembrance plaques and trees have been planted to remember Tony Santandrea and Trevor Green, rugby players, who died as students and Billy Erwin, a rugby alumnus who died in the World Trade Centers on 9/11.
Karen Waterbury, Recreational Sports Associate Director
312 Memorial Hall
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh NY 12901
Phone: (518) 564-4150
Fax: (518) 564-4155