The game against Penn State started and finished as a defensive game for UMWRFC. With Penn State keeping much of the possession, UMWRFC found themselves on their heels. Despite this flow of the game, UMWRFC stepped up to the plate and answered Penn Sates defensive questions. UMWRFC performed well at containing much of the forward action around the ruck. A quick defensive line and hard tackles prevented the Penn State side from scoring many more tris during the game. Although Penn State took the match with a 66-0 win, Michgan gained some valuable take away points for next weeks game! Next week, UMWRFC will focus on structure through multiple phases and using dynamic strike runners in order to be more of a threat offensively.
Penn State- 66