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2011 Norwich Men’s Rugby Table of Contents

2011 Schedule

About Norwich University...........................................2 Athletic Department Staff............................................3 Sports Information Dept..............................................4 Norwich Coaching Staff........ ......................................5 2011 Season Preview.................................................6-7 2011 Norwich Roster...................................................8 2011 Player Profiles................................................9-19

Date Aug. 27 Sept. 3 Sept. 10 Sept. 17 Sept. 24 Oct. 1 Oct. 9 Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 29

Quick Facts Location..................................................Northfield, Vt. Nickname............................................................Cadets Colors...................................................Maroon & Gold Affiliation........................................NCAA Division III Conference..........................................................GNAC President.....................................Dr. Richard Schneider VP/Commandant of Cadets.........BG Rick Van Arnam Dean of Student Affairs..........................Martha Mathis Athletic Director................................Anthony Mariano Assoc. A.D./SWA..................................Amanda Cuiffo Head Athletic Trainer..............................David Botelho Equipment Manager..................................Scott Mullen

Opponent Time/Result MAROON & GOLD 10:00 AM vs. Queens @ Dartmouth 11:30 AM at Brown 1:00 PM at New Hampshire * 2:00 PM BOSTON UNIVERSITY * 1:30 PM HOLY CROSS * 2:00 PM at Vermont * 1:00 PM at Coast Guard * 1:00 PM MAINE * 1:00 PM at Rhode Island * 1:00 PM

Home games in BOLD CAPS * Indicates NorthEast League contest

Rugby Information Head Coach...............................................Bob Weggler Assistant Coaches...........George Betzler, Dewey Meteer Vol. Assistant Coaches...Curtis Ostler, Tyrel Armstrong, Aaron Botenhagen Special Advisor ....................................George Lepeltier Home Field ..........................NU Dog River Rugby Pitch

Sports Information Sports Information Director......................Mark Adkins Adkins’ Direct Line...............................802-485-2160 Adkins’ Email...........................madkins@norwich.edu Primary Men’s Rugby Contact..................Mark Adkins Sports Information FAX..........................802-485-2161

Credits The 2011 Norwich men’s rugby media guide is an official publication of the Norwich University Sports Information Office. The guide was written and designed by Derek Dunning. Editorial assistance by Mark Adkins. Photography supplied by Jennifer Langille and Curtis Ostler.

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About Norwich University Founded in 1819 by Captain Aldridge Partridge, Norwich University is nestled in the Green Mountains in Northfield, Vermont. Norwich is the nation’s oldest private military college. Today Norwich University offers educational opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. The undergraduate experience offers a choice of being in the Corps of Cadets or as a civilian student. Both lifestyles are integrated within the classroom, athletic teams and student organizations. Norwich’s undergraduate student population of 2200 hail from 40 different states and 20 foreign countries. Eightyone percent of the 157 faculty hold terminal degrees. Norwich boasts a student to faculty ratio of 14:1 and is proud of its long tradition of excellence in teaching and personal attention given to students. Thirty academic programs, including a teacher/education licensure program, and four ROTC programs are offered. Norwich is the birthplace of the ROTC program due to the innovative educational methods of Alden Partridge. As an NCAA Division III school, the University sponsors varsity athletic competition in men’s and women’s ice hockey, football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, baseball, softball, men’s and women’s lacrosse, women’s volleyball, wrestling, men’s tennis and men’s and women’s swimming and diving, as well as men’s and women’s rugby. On campus Norwich offers 80 clubs and organizations including academic and professional societies, special interest clubs and a range of religious, military and community service organizations. Under its School of Graduate Studies, Norwich offers 10 online graduate degrees at the Master’s level and one certificate program. Enrollment in the graduate school is 1200 students. Norwich University is located in Northfield, Vt., just 15 miles from Montpelier, the state capital.

Athletics Directory Director of Intercollegiate Athletics: Tony Mariano

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Associate Director of Athletics: Amanda Cuiffo

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Administrative Assistant: Cathy Diego

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Sports Information Director: Mark Adkins Asoc: Charlie Crosby Asst: Derek Dunning Intern: Matt Albury

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Head Athletic Trainer: David Botelho, ATC Asst: Kristen Scott, ATC Asst: Joe Martinez, ATC Asst: Nikki Therrien ATC

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Strength & Conditioning Coach: Jeff Kruger

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Equipment Manager: Scott Mullen Asst: Brent Maxfield

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Varsity Coaches Notable Alumni Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan, USA (Ret.) ’59 US Army Chief of Staff, 1991-95 Pierson G. Mapes ’59 Former President, NBC Television Douglas M. McCracken ’70 Former CEO, Deloitte Consulting Brig. Gen Jesus A. Manguel, USA ’59 Chief Operating Officer, National Industries for the Blind Maj. Gen. Russell Todd, USA ’50 President Emeritus, Norwich Univ. William N. Preismeyer ’67 CEO, Cymbet Corporation; Former CFO, Jostens, Inc. Jay. S. Witzel ’70 President & CEO, Carlson Hotels Emily Caruso ’00 Member, U.S. Shooting Team for 2004 & 2008 Olympic Games Allen Doyle ’71 Two-time U.S. Senior Open Champion

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Baseball: John Rhoades

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Men’s Basketball: Paul Booth

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Women’s Basketball: Mark Zacher 485-2229 Cross Country: Nick Cooper

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Football: Mark Murnyack

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Men’s Ice Hockey: Mike McShane 485-2242 Women’s Ice Hockey: Mark Bolding485-2302 Men’s Lacrosse: Neal Anderson

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Women’s Lacrosse: Beth Van Parys 485-2847 Men’s Rugby: Bob Weggler

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Women’s Rugby: Austin Hall

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Men’s Soccer: Kyle Dezotell

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Women’s Soccer: Beth Van Parys

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Softball: Greg McGrath

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Swimming & Diving: Laura Dunn

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Men’s Tennis: Kyle Dezotell

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Volleyball: Amanda Cuiffo

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Wrestling: John Hartupee

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Norwich Athletic Department Anthony Mariano

Amanda Cuiffo

Director of Athletics

Associate Director of Athletics Senior Women’s Administrator

Well into his fourth decade of service to Norwich University, Tony Mariano continues to provide leadership to a Norwich athletics program that has attained unprecedented levels of success. The 2003-04 season was arguably the finest in school history as all 16 varsity sports teams competed in postseason action, highlighted by the football team's first bowl game appearance in 20 years, and the men's ice hockey team competing in its sixth Division III "Frozen Four." Additionally, the Norwich men's rugby team qualified for the 16-team USA Rugby Collegiate Championship for the first time in program history. Mariano is in his 19th year as the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, after spending his first 16 seasons in Northfield as a coach. He was head men's soccer coach from 1978-84, before being named head men's ice hockey coach in 1982. Under Mariano's guidance, the Norwich men's ice hockey team made its first postseason appearance in 1984, and went on to appear in seven ECAC tournaments and earn two NCAA Championship berths. Mariano stepped down as head coach in 1992 when he assumed his current duties as athletic director. Mariano is a 1974 graduate of St. Lawrence University with a degree in physical education. He received his master's degree from Norwich in 1975. Tony and his wife Gail reside in Northfield. Their son, Tom, is an assistant hockey coach at Hobart.

Amanda Cuiffo is in her sixth year as an administrator and coach in the Norwich University athletic department. She was elevated in 2010 to Associate Director of Athletics after serving for five years as an assistant athletic director and the senior woman administrator. Cuiffo also serves as head coach of NU’s women's volleyball program. In her role as Associate Director of Athletics, Cuiffo oversees the following sport programs: women’s soccer, women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, women’s rugby, softball and women’s basketball. Cuiffo is also the assistant director of compliance, she monitors contest scheduling, she oversees event management and she is responsible for aspects of student-athlete affairs to include supervision of Norwich’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and coordination of Norwich’s CHAMPS/Life Skills Program. Prior to arriving at Norwich, Cuiffo served as the head women's tennis coach at Brandeis University and the assistant volleyball coach at Bentley College. Cuiffo also assisted the volleyball team at Smith College as well as the tennis and squash teams at Amherst College, while completing her graduate work at Smith. Cuiffo graduated magna cum laude from Colby College in 2002. While at Colby, Cuiffo captained the volleyball team during both her junior and senior years and was a four-time team MVP. She was named All-New England “Rookie of the Year” in David Botelho 1998, and was twice selected to the All-NESCAC second team. Head Athletic Trainer Cuiffo also competed for two years on Colby’s tennis team, captaining the squad during her senior year. Cuiffo went on to gradDavid Botelho is in his 17th season as uate magna cum laude from Smith College, earning a M.S. in the head athletic trainer at Norwich Uni- Exercise and Sport Studies. versity, while serving as a clinical instructor in the athletic training education Scott Mullen program at NU. Equipment Manager Botelho came to Norwich from Hampton University where he served four Scott Mullen begins his ninth season at years in the same capacity. Norwich. A 1984 graduate of NU, Botelho is a 1989 graduate of Rhode Island College with Mullen previously served for 13 years as a degree in physical education and a minor in psychology. He the assistant equipment manager at earned a master's degree in education with an emphasis in athletic Dartmouth, where he worked with a vatraining at Old Dominion University in 1991. He also taught classes riety of Ivy League championship teams. in the prevention and care of athletic injuries at Hampton and Mullen and his wife Mellissa are the ODU. Botelho is certified by both the National Athletic Trainers proud parents of two children, Shawn (17) and Sarah (13). In his Association (NATA) and the American Red Cross. Botelho resides in Essex Junction with his wife Gayle, and free time, Mullen enjoys exercising and spending time with his family. their sons Jake, Brady and Dylan.

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Sports Information Mark Adkins

Charlie Crosby

Director

Associate Director

Mark Adkins enters his first year as the Sports Information Director at Norwich University where he will oversee all aspects of the Sports Information Department. Adkins will serve as the primary point person for men's and women's rugby, volleyball, men’s and women’s lacrosse and wrestling. Before coming to Norwich in July 2011, Adkins served as the Sports Information Director at his alma mater Wartburg College (Iowa) for 11 years. While at Wartburg, Adkins managed sports information for 19 varsity athletic programs and was instrumental in the successful marketing of the college’s athletic programs and accomplishments through traditional and social media. Active in Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America (CoSida), Adkins serves as the national vice-chair of the Fred Stabley Writing Contest and on the Academic All-American National Committee as Director of New Media. Adkins has already helped establish the first Norwich University Cadets Facebook page, Youtube page and will take over Norwich Athetics Twitter account for the 2011-12 season. Adkins and his wife Terri live in Northfield with their daughter Callie.

Charlie Crosby is in his seventh year in the Norwich University sports information department. Crosby oversees the communication for the men’s and women’s hockey and football teams. He also runs the popular “Charlie’s Corner” list-serve email list and serves as the liaison for communication between the sports information department at Northeast Sports Network (NSN), which broadcasts 50 Norwich University events each year including athletic contests, Commencement and the Todd Lecture Series. Crosby previously served as the Director of Major Gifts in the NU Office of Institutional Advancement. Before that, he was a sales manager for LeCroy, a New York-based firm that designs, builds and sells digital high-speed oscilloscopes. Crosby is a 1963 graduate of Norwich University. He was a member of both the baseball and rifle teams at NU during his college days. In 2001, he was inducted into the Norwich Hall of Fame. Crosby and his wife Carole reside in Northfield. They have two daughters and two granddaughters.

Derek Dunning

Matt Albury

Assistant Director

Intern Matt Albury enters his second year as the sports information intern. He will assist Norwich sports information director Mark Adkins, associate director Charlie Crosby, and assistant director Derek Dunning in the day-to-day operations of the office. Albury is responsible for multiple duties including acting as the primary statistician for football, basketball and volleyball, producing game day programs, and assisting with website maintenance. He will serve as the point person for men’s and women’s basketball, men's and women's swimming and diving, and baseball. Albury, a 2010 graduate of Norwich, spent the previous four years as an undergraduate assistant in the sports information office. He lives in Northfield.

Derek Dunning is in his second year as an assistant director of sports information. He is the point person for the men's and women's ice hockey teams, men's and women's soccer teams, softball, men’s tennis and cross country teams. He graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego in 2009 with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and an athletic coaching minor. While at Oswego, he wrote for the Oswegonian school newspaper as well as the student-run television station, WTOP where he provided color commentary and ingame analysis for hockey broadcasts. Dunning was a three-year member of the cross country team and interned with the Oswego State Hockey Blueline Club assisting with marketing, media guide sales, and gameday management as well as with the Palladium-Times daily newspaper. Before coming to Norwich, he has served as the USCHO.com Division III Women's Correspondent since 2007 and worked as a sports reporter for the Leader-Herald daily newspaper in Gloversville, N.Y. He resides in Northfield.

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Norwich Coaching Staff Bob Weggler

hiring of Austin Hall, the Norwich women's coach. In June 2007, Hall's position became full-time. In spring 2008, the women returned to USA Rugby's Elite 8 in Albuquerque, N.M. as the third-seeded team. In spring 2007 the women traveled to Sanford, Fla., for the Nationals, placing third. They beat Western Oregon and lost to Iowa St. in the Final Four. In April 2010, the Norwich women were headed back to Sanford, Fla., for the USA Rugby Women Div. II National Sweet Sixteen. Weggler is most proud after his seven years at helm at Norwich University for bringing both the men's and women's teams to varsity status (fall 2008) as well as assisting Hall and Athletic Director Tony Mariano with Norwich's women's program becoming an emerging NCAA Sport. In addition, Weggler was recently selected to serve on the board of the newly formed Vermont Youth Rugby Association. Before coming to Norwich University, Weggler was a math teacher for more than 22 years at the middle and high school levels. He holds a USA Rugby Level III Coaching Certificate and is a participant in USA Rugby's Elite Coaching Development Program. He holds a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Vermont College of Union Institute and University and a B.S. from Cornell University.

Head Coach Bob Weggler has been involved with the game of rugby for more than 30 years. Weggler has 22 years of collegiate coaching experience, including stints at Cornell University, Amherst College, Colby College and now Norwich University, where he began in fall 2001. This past year Norwich University celebrated its 40 years of rugby. The fall was highlighted by the Cadets second place finish in the NERFU Div. II Men’s Collegiate Rugby League. Its other accomplishments were acquiring the second seed in the Northeast Rugby Union and a 13th national ranking before the playoffs began. At the first round they lost to William Patterson in a thriller 16-15. In the spring of 2011 the Cadets traveled to Ireland for their 40th Anniversary Rugby Tour. The Ireland trip included international coaching sessions, three matches, and a tour of Ireland’s new national pitch in Dublin, Aviva Stadium. In the spring of Coach Weggler's inaugural year at Norwich, the men's team was victorious against the University of Texas in an invitational tournament hosted by the University of California-Berkeley. That fall, Norwich captured the New England Rugby Football Union Collegiate Division I Green League Crown. A year later, in fall 2003, the men placed second at the Northeast Rugby Union Championships, qualifying for the USA Rugby National Sweet Sixteen for the first time in school history. That spring they traveled to Colorado Springs, Colo., to compete in the USA Rugby Sweet Sixteen tournament, bowing to Brigham Young University before defeating Texas A&M in the consolation match. Norwich placed fourth in the NERFU Div. I Championship in the fall 2006, behind West Point, Boston College and Harvard. In the first round of the Northeast Rugby Championship, the Cadets lost to No. 1 Army in West Point, N.Y. During his time at Colby College, Weggler took the team to back-to-back U.S.A. Rugby Collegiate Div. II Final Four National Championships in 1999 and 2000, placing fourth in the nation each time. As the Director of rugby, Weggler has supervised two rugby tours to Ireland. The Norwich women traveled to the Emerald Isle in spring 2002 and the men in spring 2004. In addition, in 2004, he supervised the 5


2011 Season Preview roon and Gold match Saturday. Aug. 27, and then faces off with traditional Canadian power Bishop University Saturday, Sept. 3, with both matches at the college's Dog River pitch. The Cadets' NERFU season begins with back-to-back road trips to Brown University and the University of New Hampshire Sept. 10 and 17 with its home league opener Sept. 24 against Boston University.

“Cadets Experience Leads Way in 2011-12” By Mark Adkins, Norwich Sports Information Director

Norwich University head coach Bob Weggler is a firm believer in developing players for success. "When the guys report for training camp, we'll be aiming to build on [what we did last year]," said the 11th year mentor. "However, there will be a period of breaking things back down to fundamentals. We need to be strong there first to achieve the goals we've got ahead of us." Fortunately, this year's squad welcomes back several individuals who know the system. The veteran group is guided by co-captains Jaimes Plamondon (Biddeford, Me.) and Josh Nowak (Arlington, Mass.). Both are two-year starters with Nowak being last year's Ruggadillo Award recipient, given annually to player who works at the highest level to represent Norwich Rugby ideals. "They both understand the hard work and dedication it takes to keep Cadets rugby where it's at, especially heading into some even higher-level competition (with additions to the New England Rugby Football Union)," Weggler said. "I'm excited to have them back leading this team." Norwich's supporting cast is also impressive. Junior wing Richard Shear (Sacramento, Calif.) and sophomore scrumhalf Chad Wasson (Newnan, Ga.) lead the attack. They are aided by sophomore Johann Pretorius (Derry, N.H.) and junior Chris Hein (Baltimore, Md.). Plamondon and Nowak are in that mix as well, in addition to playing key roles on defense, according to Weggler. "It's good to have a core like this," he said. "They were all part of last year's conference runner-up finish and strong appearance in the national tournament. However, I know they want to achieve more. They each came to me after the season and made a commitment to do so. "We'll need that [level of commitment]) with the schedule we have," Weggler added. "Adding Holy Cross and playing teams like Boston University, New Hampshire, Vermont and so forth will test us. I am looking forward to seeing how we prepare during training camp." Norwich opens the season with its annual Ma-

(Sr.) Jaimes Plamondon ­ Center

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2011 Norwich Roster 2011 NORWICH MEN’S RUGBY ROSTER Name

Cl.

Pos.

Ht.

Wt.

Hometown

Richard Ahearn Omajuwa Ayida Sean Bambrick Alexis Bedos Sam Bennett Colin Bleem Grigory Bourlakov Erik Boyd Michael Brooks Dan Burkhart John Burks Michael Carella Scott Chisholm Dan Donais Brandon Drennan Oliver Emerson Patrick Finamore Peter Fisher Mark Fitzgerald Joshua Fredette Andrew Guldin Chris Hein Kevin Hoelzer Clinton Jones Matthew Maloney Anthony Marotta William McCormick Patrick McGrath Adam Medeiros Gianni Miceli Joshua Nowak Seamus Page Andrew Perella Jaimes Plamondon Curtis Priesing Luke Puleo Brandon Roy D'Lontae Sewell Richard Shear Bryon Stueber Chris Tantillo Chad Thornton Chad Wasson Shawn Williams Jon Wright Cody Zappen

Jr. Fr. Fr. Fr. So. So. Fr. Fr. Sr. Fr. So. Fr. Sr. Sr. Fr. Sr. So. Sr. Fr. Jr. So. Jr. Fr. Jr. Jr. So. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Fr. So. Sr. Fr. Fr. Fr. So. Jr. Sr. So. Jr. So. So. Jr. Fr.

6-0 6-0 5-6 5-7 5-10 6-0 5-11 5-8 6-1 5-9 5-10 5-7 5-8 6-3 6-0 5-11 6-0 5-11 5-8 5-9 5-11 6-0 6-1 5-10 5-10 5-7 5-8 5-7 5-10 6-3 6-0 5-7 5-10 5-9 5-8 6-0 5-10 6-0 6-0 5-9 5-10 5-10 5-10 5-8 6-3 6-0

230 270 239 155 160 250 185 165 201 177 240 150 170 180 186 195 220 205 160 173 195 165 190 170 220 200 170 160 210 255 215 200 170 180 170 205 190 175 189 160 165 180 168 165 240 240

Prop Prop Prop Hooker Back Prop Flanker Scrumhalf #8 Back Prop Wing Scrumhalf Flanker Center Flanker Flanker Lock Center Center/Wing Lock Flyhalf Lock Wing Hooker Hooker Wing/Fullback Hooker Flanker Lock Flanker Flanker Wing Center Wing Lock Prop Back Fullback/Wing Fullback Back Forward Scrumhalf Flanker Lock Forward

Hanover, Mass. Lagos, Nigeria Riverside, Calif. Greenwich, Conn. Falmouth, Mass. Methuen, Mass. Denver, Colo. Kathleen, Ga. North Reading, Mass. Medfield, Mass. Pearsall, Texas Levittown, N.Y. Stoughton, Mass. Fairfax Station, Va. Jersey City, N.J. Stuart, Fla. Glastonbury, Conn. Victor, N.Y. Andover, Mass. Dartmouth, Mass. Waterford, N.J. Baltimore, Md. Wilmington, Del. Prince George, Va. South Boston, Mass. Caldwell, N.J. South Salem, N.Y. Marshfield, Mass. Fairhaven, Mass. Burlington, Vt. Arlington, Mass. Westford, Vt. Bedford, N.H. Biddeford, Maine Attleboro, Mass. Bolton, Mass. Halifax, Mass. Alexandria, Va. Sacramento, Calif. Ovideo, Fla. Sparta, N.J. Proctor, Vt. Clany, Mont. Mattituck, N.Y. Middlebury, Vt. Derry, N.H.

Head Coach: Bob Weggler (Cornell ‘78), 11th season Assistant Coaches: George Betzler, Dewey Mateer, Curtis Ostler, Tyrel Armstrong and Aaron Botenhagen Special Advisor: George Lepeltier Team Captains: Jaimes Plamondon ‘12 and Joshua Nowak ‘12 Team Manager: Brian Griffin ‘14 Athletic Trainer: Joe Martinez (Boston University ‘09) Strength & Conditioning: Jeff Kruger (Wis. Stevens Point ‘03) 8


2011 Cadets Jaimes Plamondon

Josh Nowak

Senior Center 5-9 180 lbs. Biddeford, Maine

Senior Back/Flanker 6-1 205 lbs. Arlington, Mass.

Michael Brooks

Scott Chisholm

Senior #8 6-1 201 lbs. North Reading, Mass.

Senior Scrumhalf 5-7 170 lbs. Stoughton, Mass.

Dan Donais

Oliver Emerson

Senior Flanker 6-3 180 lbs. Fairfax Station, Va.

Senior Flanker 6-1 180 lbs. Stuart, Fla.

Peter Fisher

Adam Medeiros

Senior Lock 5-10 185 lbs. Victor, N.Y.

Senior Flanker 5-10 200 lbs. Fair Haven, R.I.

Bryon Stueber

Josh Fredette

Senior Fullback 5-9 160 lbs. Ovideo, Fla.

Junior Wing 5-8 165 lbs. Dartmouth, Mass. 9


2011 Cadets Chris Hein

Clinton Jones

Junior Flyhalf 6-0 165 lbs. Baltimore, Md.

Junior Wing 5-10 170 lbs. Prince George, Va.

Matt Maloney

Billy McCormick

Junior Hooker 5-10 220 lbs. South Boston, Mass.

Junior Fullback 5-9 170 lbs. South Salem, Mass.

Pat McGrath

Gianni Miceli

Junior Hooker 5-7 156 lbs. Marshhead, Mass.

Junior Lock 6-2 240 lbs. Burlington, Vt.

Richard Shear

Chad Thornton

Junior Center 6-0 180 lbs. South Africa

Junior Forward 5-10 180 lbs. Proctor, Vt.

Jon Wright

Rich Ahearn

Junior Lock 6-2 225 lbs. Middlebury, Vt.

Junior Prop 6-0 230 lbs. Hanover, Mass. 10


2011 Cadets Sam Bennett

Colin Bleem

Sophomore Back 5-9 160 lbs. Falmouth, Mass.

Sophomore Prop 6-0 250 lbs. Methuen, Mass.

John Burks

Patrick Finamore

Sophomore Prop 5-10 240 lbs. Pearsall, Texas

Sophomore Flanker 6-0 210 lbs. Glastonbury, Conn.

Andrew Guldin

Anthony Marotta

Sophomore Flanker 6-3 180 lbs. Fairfax Station, Va.

Sophomore Prop 5-7 190 lbs. Caldwell, N.J.

Anthony Perella

D’Lontae Sewell

Sophomore Wing 5-10 170 lbs. Bedford, N.H.

Sophomore Wing 6-0 175 lbs. Alexandria, Va.

Chris Tantillo

Chad Wasson

Sophomore Back 5-10 165 lbs. Sparta, N.J.

Sophomore Scrumhalf 5-10 160 lbs. Clancy, Mont. 11


2011 Cadets Shawn Williams

Omajuwa Ayida

Sophomore Flanker 5-8 165 lbs. Mattituck, N.Y.

Freshman Prop 6-0 270 lbs. Lagos, Nigeria

Sean Bambrick

Alexis Bedos

Freshman Prop 5-6 239 lbs. Riverside, Calif.

Freshman Hooker 5-7 155 lbs. Greenwich, Conn.

Grigory Bourlakov

Erik Boyd

Freshman Flanker 5-11 185 lbs. Denver, Colo.

Freshman Scrumhalf 5-8 165 lbs. Kathleen, Ga.

Dan Burkhart

Michael Carella

Freshman Back 5-9 177 lbs. Medfield, Mass.

Freshman Wing 5-7 150 lbs. Levittown, N.Y.

Brandon Drennan

Mark Fitzgerald

Freshman Center 6-0 186 lbs. Jersey City, N.J.

Freshman Center 5-8 160 lbs. Andover, Mass.

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2011 Cadets Kevin Hoelzer

Seamus Page

Freshman Lock 6-1 190 lbs. Wilmington, Del.

Freshman Flanker 5-7 200 lbs. Westford, Vt.

Curtis Priesing

Luke Puleo

Freshman Wing 5-8 170 lbs. Attleboro, Mass.

Freshman Lock 6-0 205 lbs. Bolton, Mass.

Brandon Roy

Cody Zappen

Freshman Prop 5-10 190 lbs. Halifax, Mass.

Freshman Forward 6-0 240 lbs. Derry, N.H.

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2011 Norwich Men's Rugby Media Guide