Monday, June 27, 2011

Milwaukee Takes 4th Place at Firehouse 7s

June 25th, 2011: Milwaukee took 4th place at a hotly contested Firehouse 7s in Lemont, IL. Pool play saw the MRFC, Chicago Lions, Chicago Griffins at 1823 advance and left the Youngbloodz shut out of the semis.

MRFC couldn't capitalize on their strong start in pool play and lost the semifinal and 3rd place matches. Next up: Lakefront 7s - come cheer on the men as they attempt to repeat their appearance in the finals!

Pool Play - Milwaukee RFC 12 - 1823 22
Milwaukee RFC 61 - Chicago Westside Condors 7
Milwaukee RFC 40 - Western Michigan 5

Semifinal - Milwaukee RFC 7 - Chicago Griffins 36
3rd Place Match - Milwaukee RFC 14 - 1823 21

Kevin Smyth
Jerry Petalfski
Jason Talbot
Jaime Gasparella
Mike Albert
Nick Glocke
Trevor Hergert
Rob Anderson

Monday, June 13, 2011

1st Place Finish at Youngbloodz 7s!

June 11th, 2011: Three Cheers to the MRFC Qualifer and Developmental sides for 1st place finishes last weekend Lighthouse 7s in Fon Du Lac, WI at Minnesota 7s in Eagan, MN! Most notably the Qualifer side saw 2 wins over the 1823 side that was in the championship in Iowa last weekend and dominated the competition with an aggregate score of 145-41.

Qualifier Results:
Pool Play - Milwaukee RFC 31 - St Paul 0
Milwaukee RFC 31 - 1823 15
Milwaukee RFC 28 - Metropolis 5

Crossover Seeding - BYE
Semifinal - Milwaukee RFC 22 - Metropolis 14
Final - Milwaukee RFC 33 - 1823 7

Thanks also to Coach Hickey for the great training sessions and to JD for organizing things. Looking forward to seeing MRFC's continuing success this summer! Next up: Firehouse 7s in Lemont, IL.

Qualifier Roster:
Josh Kraemer
Alex Koivisto
Drew Palin
Mike Knudsen
Trevor Hergert
Nick Glocke
Jamie Gasparella

More pics from Minnesota 7s can be found at here

In preparation for next the next tournament check out this video from a couple years ago (last time we went to 7s nationals). MRFC is wearing the grey and black jerseys.