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The University of North Texas repeats as the champions of the Southwest Rugby Conference in 2015. Like the year before North Texas defeated Texas State 25-8 winning the Texas Cup and the nod to return to Charlotte for the 2015 @ACRCBowlSeries.

In 2014 North Texas claimed the title with a 32-15 win over Texas State on Nov. 1. The Mean Green finished the fall 2014 season with a 5-0 record and headed to Charlotte to play UMass on Saturday in the 4:30 match

Established in 1920, the official RFC of the University of North Texas currently competes in 15s and 7s rugby. 

2015 Team Vitals

Head Coach: Michael Engelbrecht 
Assistant Coach: Andrew Marshall 
Assistant Coach: Michael Brdecka
Captains: Jeremy Johnson (2016, Azle, TX), Cody Frye (2016, Grapevine, TX)

Q&A From Andrew Marshall

What key games, strategies or moments on the pitch define your Fall 2015 season?

Winning the Texas Cup by beating Red River Conference teams Texas Tech and Baylor to culminate in a final versus St. Edwards University.

Beating the Dallas Harlequins RFC in their pre-season opener.

Going undefeated (so far) in our SWC campaign.

What characterizes your style of play?

Quick transition from defense to attack and vice versa. Applying pressure to the opposition at all times. Excellent finishing of opportunities.

Who are your standout players?

Cade Carter (Lucas, TX)
Position: #8
Excellent ball carrier, defender, and lineout option.

Greg Chavez (Torrance, CA)
Position: #9
Excellent distributor off the floor, aggressive and opportunistic, good communicator.

Saturday, November 21, 2015 (All day)2AAd

The Rugby Athletic Center

Liberty Rugby Conference
Rutgers University Rugby Rutgers University
161 @ 191
Southwest Collegiate Rugby Conference
North Texas Rugby University of North Texas

Saturday, November 22, 2014 (All day)2AAd

ACRC Bowl Series @ Rugby Athletic Center

Liberty Rugby Conference
UMass minutemen Logo UMass
464 @ 0
Southwest Collegiate Rugby Conference
North Texas Rugby University of North Texas