Friday, June 3, 2011

Men's Rugby Luke Lahman Named to All-Conference Team

BOULDER (6/2/11) - USA Rugby announced on Thursday that University of Colorado men’s rugby player Luke Lahman has been named to the 2011 All-Western Conference Team in the College Premier Division.

Lahman, a 5-foot-10, 195 pound junior from Niwot, Colo., is one of six players from schools in the State of Colorado that made the list. He joins Colorado State’s Stephen Karras and Air Force’s Ryan Russomanno, Anthony Ruize, LeRoi Edwards and Brennan Gallagher.

Overall, 92 players from the four College Premier Division Conferences earned All-Conference accolades.

Colorado finished the first year of the College Premier Division with a 2-5 record and missed the CPD Postseason. The Buffaloes wins came against Colorado State, 29-3, on Mar. 11 and Wyoming, 62-17, on Apr. 16.

California-Berkeley won the inaugural College Premier Division Championship after defeating Brigham Young University 21-14 on May 21.

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