Entries by USC Rugby Coaching Staff

Early Rugby in Los Angeles

A brief history of California: In 1849, the year of the famous Gold Rush, San Francisco numbered 25,000 people while the settlement south called Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles could only report 1,600 inhabitants. Sixty-one years later in 1910, San Francisco listed 417,000 in the census, while LA, still a sparse, desert city without adequate […]

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Rugby Positions

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2015 USC Pac 12 7s Squad

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][us_image_slider ids=”6770,6768,6784,6783,6898,6983,6915,6905,6906,6897″ autoplay=”1″ autoplay_period=”3″ orderby=”rand” img_size=”medium” img_fit=”cover”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_column_text] The USC Rugby 7s program is building on an exciting first season. Look out for some new rivalries and building a regular 7s schedule. Follow along with the results here. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_tabs][vc_tta_section active=”1″ title=”Fixtures”][vc_column_text][events_list scope=’2015-09-01,2016-04-20′ category=”186″][/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Squad”][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Articles”][us_blog layout=”smallsquare” items=”5″ pagination=”ajax” show_date=”” show_author=”” show_categories=”” show_tags=”” show_comments=”” show_read_more=”1″ […]


2015-2016 USC Rugby Trojans Squad

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USC Rugby 2015 Season Awards and Recognition

Todd Lorell Award: Mitch Suzuki Nominees: Tyler “Mighty Mouse” Laughlin, Alvin Wong, Brian Leung, Colten Elkin Coach Dave Lytle MVP Award: Haico Haashoek Nominees: Joey Krassenstein, Cameron Streeter, Nick Banks Rookie of the Season: Colten Elkin Nominees: Alvin Wong, Jonny Wolverton, Richie Podkowski, Mitch Suzuki Forward Excellence: Cameron Streeter Nominees: Colten Elkin, Nick Banks Back […]