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For The Love Of The Game- 90s Grad Stays In Touch Through Sport

Former Penn State Rugby player Suzanne Blasi-Bombardieri began her rugby journey when she stumbled upon a recruitment flyer in her freshman dorm in 1989. Interested, she contacted the team and confessed that although she played sports in high school, rugby was not one of them.

“Don’t worry, we’ll teach you,” said the girl on the other line, and now Suzanne can’t imagine her life without Penn State Rugby.

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A Big Thank You from the Alumni Club Board of Directors!

T​his past fiscal year, the Alumni Club Board of Directors set a fundraising goal of $78,000​ as an average of what is needed to support the teams​. This money is vital to the Penn State Rugby P​rogram. The Alumni Club uses the vast majority of the money it raises to fund the operations of the teams, including paying the head coaches' salaries and team travel costs. $78,000 is the minimum amount the Alumni Club must raise in order to provide this support and meet the financial commitment it made to the University in order to create the head coach positions. This year, with the help of all of our generous donors, including our alumni, parents and friends, we met our goal, raising over $83,000.

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Book your hotel room today for our Annual Reunion Weekend!

Our annual Reunion Weekend will be here before you know it!

PSU Rugby Family & Friends Reunion Weekend
August 17-19th, 2018
Reunion to be held at Hawbaker Pavilion at the Penn State Golf Courses

We have secured 2 blocks of hotel rooms for August 17th and August 18th, 2018. 

**We have just added a third block at the Ramada Inn! Once the paperwork is completed we will provide contact info!**


Please book your hotel rooms early as it is also move-in weekend for incoming freshmen. We hope to see you there! 

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