April 10, 2012

Merrimack Rugby Competes at Spring 7s Tournament; DiBartolo, Beausoleil Named to All-Tournament Team

The Merrimack men's and women's club rugby teams each took part in the Rugby Northeast 7s Tournament held at Saint Anselm College for the men and Bentley University for the women on Saturday, March 31.  The Merrimack men picked up a win over Providence to begin the day but in the end the Merrimack men finished 7th in the standings and the women finished 5th.

Rugby Northeast Women’s 7s Tourney – 3/31
Saint Michael’s def Merrimack 12-0
Stonehill def UMass Lowell 15-12
Bentley def Merrimack 43-0
UMass Lowell def Saint Michael’s 22-5
Stonehill def Bentley 22-7
UMass Lowell def Merrimack 20-7
Bentley def Saint Michael’s 33-0
Stonehill def Merrimack 25-0
UMass Lowell def Bentley 26-12
Stonehill def Saint Michael’s 15-7
Bentley def Saint Michael’s 29-0 (3rd Place)
UMass Lowell def Stonehill 19-15 (Championship)
All-Tournament Team
Jamie Carrillo (Sr), Bentley University
Alexandra Yerxa (Sr), Bentley University
Michele Beausoleil (So), Merrimack College
Juliette Gaudier-Jabaut (Sr), Saint Michael’s College
Taryn Blume (Sr), Stonehill College
Sarah Buonopane (Fr), Stonehill College
Fiona Lunney (Sr), Stonehill College
April Blinn (Jr), UMass Lowell
Stephanie Chau (So), UMass Lowell
Noelle Kaelblein (Sr), UMass Lowell
Alixandra McElroy (So), UMass Lowell
Jess Yu (Sr), UMass Lowell

Sophomore Michele Beausoleil
RNE Men’s 7s Tourney – 3/31
Stonehill tied Bentley 12-12
Merrimack def Providence 26-5
UMass Lowell def Saint Michael’s 24-5
Saint Anselm def Stonehill 12-10
Bentley def Merrimack 15-12
UMass Lowell def Providence 17-12
Saint Anselm def Saint Michael’s 20-7
Stonehill def Saint Michael’s 22-5
UMass Lowell def Bentley 32-0
Saint Anselm def Providence 27-5
Saint Michael’s def Merrimack 25-0
UMass Lowell def Stonehill 22-10
Saint Anselm def Bentley 33-0
Saint Michael’s def Providence 14-12
Providence def Merrimack 7-0 (6th Place)
Stonehill def Bentley 29-0 (4th Place)
Saint Michael’s def Saint Anselm 17-14 (Play-in Game)
UMass Lowell def Saint Michael’s 15-12 (Championship)
All-Tournament Team
Spencer McKenna (Sr), Bentley University
Andrew DiBartolo, Merrimack College
Patrick Magunga (So), Providence College
Christopher Grenier (Jr), Saint Anselm College
Aaron Smith (So), Saint Anselm College
Jordan Recine (Jr), Saint Michael’s College
Steve Thompson (Sr), Saint Michael’s College
Andrew Jacobs (Sr), Stonehill College
Ryan Newell (Jr), Stonehill College
Patrick Brank (Fr), UMass Lowell
Luke Cressman (So), UMass Lowell
Elias Natti (So), UMass Lowell