Rugby Coaches: Florida State University – Michael Gomez

Florida State University ended last season with a 4-4 record and a final four finish in the South Independent Rugby Conference. Within that time they turned over head coaching duties to then intrim coach, Michael Gomez.

This year FSU Rugby is looking to build on what they did last year. They will be returning 16 players from last years team including;

Phil Lack – Loosehead Prop
Brian Stavitski – Hooker
Damien Noda – Hooker
Lance Hamic – Tighthead Prop
Jordan Lupton – Lock
Preston Bates – Lock
Juan Pigurina – Lock
Chris Vitulli – Back Row
Chase Kelley – Back Row
Hunter Sciscinte – Back Row
Evan Schwalb – Back Row
Frazer Baron – Flyhalf
Trystan Aherne – Center
Spence Purnell – Center
Hampton Pelton – Wing
Dillon Lawson – Utility Player

The team philosophy that they will be running under is to leave the the club better than it was last year. They want to expand the sport of rugby in the state of Florida and the United States.

Florida State SIRC Schedule

September 19, 2015 – Florida State @ FIU
September 26, 2015 – UCF @ Florida State
October 3, 2015        – UCF @ Florida State
October 24, 2015      – FIU @ Florida State 
October 31, 2015      – Florida State @ UCF
November 7, 2015    – Florida State @ South Florida
November 21-22, 2015 – SIRC Championships

 

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