12:45pm Los Angeles Dodgers @ San Francisco Giants--details to follow, pending ticket availability
Friday, April 18
Run Across Golden Gate Bridge --Sausalito lunch--ferry to fishermans wharf
Saturday, April 19
8:30 bus leaves for SFO
9:00 arrive SFO
10:40am United Flight 1145 departs
11:39am United Flight 1668 departs
7:26pm United Flight 1145 arrives Newark
8:25pm United Flight 1668 arrives Newark
9:00pm bus departs for Prep
11:00 arrive Prep
Christopher DuMont '14 commits to Kutztown University
Chris with Head Rugby Coach Frank Decker
Chris DuMont '14 signed an Athletic Letter of Intent with Kutztown University on March 21 at the school. Chris is co-captain of the 2014 Prep Rugby team, playing flanker position for the past two years. He was recognized on the Fairfield All-Stars Team in summer 2013. As a disciplined athlete, Chris has demonstrated the same dedication as a successful student who has managed Prep's rigorous college preparatory course of studies. He has contributed service in the local community by volunteering with youth programs at the Cardinal Shehan Center in Bridgeport and serving at the Kennedy Center in Trumbull, which offers a broad range of programs and services for children, adults, and the elderly with diverse disabilities. Chris looks forward to pursuing a degree in political science at Kutztown and playing on its Division IA team which is ranked #6 in the nation.
Fairfield Prep Alumni Ruggers participated in the 22nd Annual Nutmeg State games in New Britain, CT on July 25, 2010. The Nutmeg State Games is the largest multisport festival of Olympic-style competition for amateur athletes. Rugby is one of the 26 different sports played by over 6000 competing athletes. The "Games" are endorsed by the Governor's Committee on Physical Fitness & Health, governed by the National Congress of State Games, and recognized by the U.S. Olympic Committee.
The "Jesuit Ruggers" knocked off Fairfield United in an all-Fairfield final to claim the Gold Medal at Osgood Park in New Britain, CT. The Jesuit Ruggers won both of their round robin games as well. Pictured from left to right: Kneeling: Kyle Caravelli '08, Mat Benedetto '10, Austin Ryan '06, Myles Dempsey '06, Christian Mead '10. Standing: Coach Jack Connolly '65, Victor Uscilla '07. Brendan Shea '08, Shane Dempsey '11, Ian Dempsey '07, Owen Cheney '06.
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Rugby team returns from California tour
The Prep rugby team compiled a 2 and 1 record on its recent northern California tour. Prep won against Elsie Allen HS (31-17) of Santa Rosa, Cal. and San Francisco Golden Gate U-19 (38 -22). The Prepter's lost to reigning national champion and number one rated Jesuit of Sacramento (54 -26).