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2020 Reunion Week a Virtual Success

To fulfill our program's commitment to finding ways for alumni, friends, family, and players to connect, the Booster club hosted and held our first ever virtual Reunion Week.  The week kicked off with a Town Hall on Monday, September 21st and was followed by three nights of virtual Happy Hours. Though we were all upset that the trajectory of the pandemic did not allow us to convene safely in Happy Valley, we were still grateful to connect "beyond the pitch", the theme of our week. 

Reunion Week and the Town Hall began with program updates from Men's Head Coach Justin Hundley and Women's Head Coach Kate Daley. Attendees were then greeted by a few select current players from each team who expressed sincere appreciation for our alumni, parents, and supporters.

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Men's Team Maximize Fall

Dear Penn State Rugby Family,

In a normal year this note is a celebratory post-Fall season recap. We are again Rugby East Champions, we added 10 talented new freshmen to the roster, 15 players from Penn State were part of the Rugby East All-Conference teams and we were prepping for our off-season training to get healthy and return in the Spring for a National Championship run….

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Women's Team Looking Forward

Fall 2020 has proven to be one of the oddest in the program’s history with no games, limited small group training and full of everyone’s two new favorite activities, zoom meetings and socializing distantly. Through it, the team has persevered working to find their identity and continue to grow on and off the field.

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