Men's Rugby Club

Club Information

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The official rugby team of Grand Valley State University. Established in 1998. We are a very competitive team, boasting numerous conference championships as well as a history of success in the playoffs. Anyone looking to play and compete at a high level are welcome to join our club, even if you have no prior experience with the sport. 

  • Head Coach: John Mullet
  • Assistant Coach: Randy McGregor 
  • Assistant Coach: Samuel Motari Nyarega 
  • President: Nicolas DeLibero 
  • Vice President: Nolan Vander Wall 
  • Financial Officer: Dante Knarian  
  • Public Relations Officer: Alex Pallone  
  • Risk Management Officer: Charles Young 
  • General Officer: Andrew Laskowski 

Club Email: [email protected]

Club President Email: [email protected] 

GVSU Rugby Team Photo Fall 2022

Team Schedule

Date

Kickoff Time 

Location

Opponent

Results

9/9

8:00 PM 

West Lafayette, IN

Purdue A 

L 3-52

9/15

8:45 PM 

South Bend, IN

Notre Dame 

W 47-15

9/23

2:00 PM

Allendale, MI

Grand Rapids Gazelles

Scrimmage 

9/30

1:00 PM 

Allendale, MI 

CMU 

W 36-5

10/7

2:00 PM 

Allendale, MI 

SVSU 

W 83-18

10/13 

7:30 PM

 Angola, IN 

Trine 

L 26-38 

10/14

12:00 PM 

Grand Rapids, MI 

Calvin University

W 29-14 (B Side) 

10/21

3:00 PM 

Big Rapids, MI

Ferris State

W 54-12

10/27

8:00 PM

Ann Arbor, MI 

U of M 

W 44-0 (B Side) 

Playoffs

       

11/11

1 PM

Allendale, MI (Playoffs Round 1)

Miam (OH)

W 35-22

11/17

2 PM

Knoxville, TN (Regionals)

Georgetown

L 66-20

11/18

12 PM

Knoxville, TN (Regional 3rd Place Game)

Wisconsin Whitewater

W 38-28

2023-2024 Roster

First Name

Last Name

Position

Class

Hometown

Previous School/Team

Nicolas 

DeLibero 

Wing/Flanker

Sr

Novi, MI 

Detroit Catholic Central 

Sam 

Way

Prop/Hooker

Sr

Sparta, MI 

Sparta 

Josiah 

Perdue 

Center/Wing

Jr

Grand Rapids, MI

Forrest Hills Central 

Alex 

Pallone 

Second Row 

Sr 

Birmingham, MI

Birmingham Groves 

Julian 

Rodriguez 

Scrum Half 

So

Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids Catholic Central 

Andrew 

Laskowski 

Fly Half 

Sr

Howell, MI 

Howell 

Troy 

Snyder 

8 Man 

Jr

Grandville, MI

Grandville 

Dante 

Knarian 

Second Row 

Jr

Bad Axe, MI

Bad Axe

Joshua 

Jenkins 

Prop 

Sr

Hillsdale, MI 

Hillsdale 

Ashton 

Shukis

Flanker 

So

Grand Rapids, MI 

Grand Rapids Catholic Central 

Wyatt 

Cary 

Hooker/Prop

So

Grand Rapids, MI 

East Kentwood 

Theodore 

LeViere 

Wing

Sr

Sandford, MI 

Sanford Meridian 

Charles 

Young 

Flanker/8 Man

Jr

Hillsdale, MI 

Hillsdale 

Joey 

Petz

Wing/Fly Half/Center

Fr

Grand Rapids, MI

West Catholic 

Aiden 

Longpre

Wing/Flanker

Sr

Mason, MI

Mason

Drew 

Baine

Flanker

Fr

Hudsonville, MI

Hudsonville

Adam 

Keffer

Prop

Fr

Ludington, MI

Ludington

Jesus

Arriaga

Flanker/Hooker

Fr

Dewitt, MI 

Dewitt 

Michael 

Keckler

Center

So

Kalamazoo, MI 

Kalamazoo

Calvin 

Schwandt 

Scrum Half 

Fr

Rockford, MI 

Rockford 

Augustus 

Ripple 

Wing/Fly Half 

Fr 

Rockford, MI

Rockford 

Will 

Barnwell 

Center 

Gr

Mackinaw Island, MI 

NMU

Austin 

Rutherford

Hooker 

Fr

Grand Haven, MI

Grand Haven

Aiden 

Reilly 

8 Man

Fr

Orland Park, IL

South Suburban 

Jake 

Slabaugh

Flanker

Jr

Rockford, MI

Rockford 

Reinhardt

Stipp

Fly Half

So

Pretoria, SA 

Hoërskool Waterkloof

Zavier 

Innisss

Prop

Jr

   

Christopher 

Coleman

Lock 

Fr

Detroit, MI 

Loyola

Matthew 

Schmidt

Center 

Jr

   

Brian 

Watkins 

Hooker

Fr

Livonia, MI 

Livonia Stevenson 

Spencer 

Williams 

Second Row 

Fr

Colorado Springs, CO

Palmer Terrors 

Horacio

Vasquez 

Wing 

Fr

Grand Rapids, MI 

East Kentwood 

Cole 

Tomaszek 

Wing

Fr

Plymoth, MI 

Detroit Catholic Central 

Evan 

Farber 

Prop

Fr

Grand Rapids, MI 

Forest Hills 

Owen 

Smith 

Prop 

Fr 

Gaylord, MI 

Gaylord 

Nolan 

Vander Wall

Prop/Second Row 

Sr

Byron Center, MI 

Zion Christian 

Benjamin 

Arrick 

Wing/Center 

So

Howell, MI 

Howell 

Israel 

Freeman 

Center 

Fr 

Northville, MI 

Northville 

Gavin 

Boundy 

Wing/Full Back 

Fr

Berkley, MI 

Berkley 

Johnathon

Kelly 

Prop 

Jr

Frankenmuth, MI 

Valparasio 

Social Media

News & Events

News

GVSU Men's Club Rugby defeats Miami of Ohio

GVSU Men's Club Rugby defeats Miami of Ohio

GVSU Men's Club Rugby defeats Miami of Ohio 35-22 in play-in NCR D2 Playoff game.

Nov 17, 2023

GVSU Men's Club D3 Ice Hockey Takes Top Spot in 1st ACHA M3 Rankings

GVSU Men's Club D3 Ice Hockey Takes Top Spot in 1st ACHA M3 Rankings

Your Grand Valley State University Lakers Men's D3 Club Ice Hockey team takes the #1 spot in the first ACHA M3 Rankings! Check it out on the ACHA's website.

Nov 3, 2023

Men's Club Lacrosse Sweeps Doubleheader

Men's Club Lacrosse Sweeps Doubleheader

Men's Club Lacrosse hosted Central Michigan University and Siena Heights University in a doubleheader.

Oct 22, 2023

Men's Club Rugby Defeats Ferris State 54-12

Men's Club Rugby Defeats Ferris State 54-12

The Men's Club Rugby team takes care of business at Ferris State

Oct 21, 2023

GVSU Laker Dance Team is 12x National Champions!

GVSU Laker Dance Team is 12x National Champions!

The Laker Dance Team earned their 11th and 12th National Championship Titles from The College Classic in Orlando, Florida this weekend!

Apr 10, 2023

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Dues Form

Dues Form

Click the link to pay individual player dues for the fall 2023 season: 

https://www.gvsu.edu/clubsports/cms-form-edit.htm?formId=3D7AE287-F582-A06C-728AC64B07DD68CF

 

 

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