All-Conference Men Announced

For Immediate Release


College Rugby – Men


Tuesday February 7, 2017
Poughkeepsie, NY

​Tri-State Rugby Conference Names All-Conference Men’s Team

At the conclusion of the Fall Season nominations for the Tri-State Rugby Conference Team were requested. After an outstanding season Sacred Heart University placed 3 players on the team with forwards Chris Coyne and Jason Libertelli as well as scrumhalf Matt Calton making the grade. New Jersey school William Paterson University, the Conference runner-up, also placed 3 on the team. The full list is shown below.

Tri-State Rugby Conference Men’s All-Conference Team 2016-17

Kenny Anderson, William Patterson University, Flyhalf, Senior
Josh Beck, Hofstra University, Scrumhalf, Junior
Michael Boldurian, Montclair State University, Lock, Senior
Connor Cadrin, Seton Hall University, Wing, Junior
Matt Calton, Sacred Heart University, Scrumhalf, Senior
Ethan Cannon, SUNY Maritime College, Flyhalf, Senior
Chris Coyne, Sacred Heart University, Prop, Senior
Riley Cronan, Seton Hall University, Flyhalf, Junior
Matt Demm, Siena College, Flanker Senior
Greg Huepler, William Patterson University, Lock, Senior
Scott Hultgren, Drew University, #8, Senior
Rob Keever, Union College, Scrumhalf, Senior
Jack Keough, Marist College, Outside Center, Senior
Tayab Kirmani, Hofstra University, #8, Senior
Kevin Kirsh, William Patterson University, #8, Senior
Jason Libertelli, Sacred Heart University, Lock, Senior
Kevin Menyhart, SUNY New Paltz, Inside Center, Senior
Emil Olson, Montclair State University, Prop, Senior
Ryan Powell, Siena College, #8 Junior
Ishmael Samuel, NJIT, Flanker, Junior
Seamus Taylor, Vassar College, Center, Senior
Matthew Temidis, SUNY Oneonta, Lock, Senior

Congratulations to all these young men for their efforts on the field representing their respective university or college.

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