Fighting Irish Name Roster for Opener at UofM

September 02, 2016Justin Hickey

Notre Dame, IN - The University of Notre Dame opens the fall 2016 campaign with a tough road match at the University of Michigan. The Fighting Irish will face the Wolverines on Friday September 2, 2016 at 6:30pm at Mitchell Field in Ann Arbor, MI. The match not only signals the rebirth of a traditional rivalry, but it also marks a new era for the Fighting Irish rugby program as first year Head Coach Justin Hickey begins his University of Notre Dame career, following that of current Denver Stampede Head Coach Sean O'Leary, who served the program for nearly a decade.

1st XV

1 Aristotle Zervoudakis, Jr.

2 Luc Joseph, Sr.

3 Anthony Anonia, Jr.

4 Griffin Gilmore, So.

5 Joe Cook, So.

6 Mack Vanek, So.

7 Matt Strosser, So.

8 Pat McMahon, Sr. (c)

9 Jake Rindle, Fr. 

10 Nick Argy, So.

11 Casey Nash, Sr.

12 Carter Bench, Sr.

13 Rob Giambone, Sr.

14 Elton Chang, Fr.

15 Dan Conmy, Jr.

Reserve XV

1 Clayton Brown, So.

2 Noah Peterson, Fr.

3 John Gadient, Sr.

4 Brendan Murphy, Fr.

5 David Pribyl Pierdenock, Fr.

6 Owen Ulicny, Fr.

7 Chris Heffner, So.

8 Ben Cook, Fr.

9 John Shuele, Jr.

10 Kevin Marks, So.

11 Ryan Fogarty, So.

12 Riley Wirth, Gr.

13 Emmet Flood, Fr.

14 Dean Merriweather, Jr.

15 Charlie Wolfe, Fr

Reserves: Justin Pizzimenti, Jr., Chris Artinian, Fr., Danny Plantamura, Fr. Dominic Alberigi, Sr., Andy Preising, Sr.