“It’s a really promising for the program. It makes us feel pretty good that we can foster a successful rugby culture for men at the university without being varsity.” -Stuart Locke

MEET NATASHA WATCHAM-ROY: fifth-year health sciences student and member of the women’s rugby team. This summer she travelled to Kazan, Russia to compete with fellow Gee-Gee Sarah Meng in the FISU 2013 Summer Universiade, where she helped secure a bronze medal against Great Britain.

Women’s rugby players bring home bronze medal from FISU World Games Maclaine Chadwick | Fulcrum Contributor SECOND ONLY TO the Olympics in number of participants, the International University Sport Federation (FISU) World Games brings together student-athletes from around the world every two years to compete for their country. The 27th Summer Universiade event was held …

“I’ve been happy with what I have been able to achieve at the U of O,” said Owen McMorris, a fourth-year health sciences student and captain of the men’s rugby team. “But I want the new guys coming in to be able to get more from it than I did, and that means going varsity.”

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