after a successful spring 2011 season where speed became the point of shifted focus, the monmouth rugby sevens team has kept momentum alive in taking home hardware in our first two tournements entered in, this summer. first, we travelled to the lehigh valley sevens tournemnt, a marfu qualifier, and one of the most successfully run tournaments run on the east coast, winning four games, losing one and coming home with the bowl. eric daneman led the way with nine tries on the day, with nick lynch following with two and evan fitzgerald and mark biafore each adding a try of their own.
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next, the monmouth side travelled to rockaway beach to play in the 35th running of the rockaway beah sevens tournament. monmouth would face three division 1 rivals, in morris,new york and long island on their way to taking home the cup. leading the way this time was tourament mvp, joe lucarelli, scoring 9 tries on the day. the rest of the roster was filled out by by andrew orden, andrew poulson, eric daneman, rob morello, mark biafore, michael byrnes, and nick lucarelli.
training is on normal schedule this week – tuesday and thursday at west front street, 7PM. harrisburg this weekend, update your teamsnap