Fairmont Rugby Players to Participate in All-Star Match

Friday, October 26, 2012

Fairmont Rugby players have been invited to participate in the Three Rivers Rugby Conference All-Star Match at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Grove City College in Pennsylvania.

The Fairmont Rugby team is recognized as part of the Club Sports Program through the Office of Student Affairs, which serves Fairmont State and Pierpont Community & Technical College. The Club Sports program complements the Intramural Sports Program and the Varsity Athletic Program.

Fairmont Rugby is one of the four founding teams of the Three Rivers Conference. The conference also includes Franciscan University, Grove City College, Robert Morris University, Carnegie Melon University, Clarion University, Allegheny University, Duquesne University, Geneva College, Juniata University, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and Penn State University at Behrend.

The seven players invited to represent Fairmont Rugby in the All-Star match are Adam Martin, Ian Martin, Phil Raines, AJ Washington, Ron Edmonds, Stefan Mihaliak and James Farley.

Club Sports at Fairmont State and Pierpont are designed to help students develop leadership, financial and organizational management skills through the opportunity to create, organize and run their own club. The Department of Intramurals provides advisement and administrative assistance to clubs. The Club Sports Council serves as an administrative body within the Intramural Program.