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Arkansas State

arkansas-state[dropcap]F[/dropcap]ocusing on its mission to educate leaders, enhance intellectual growth and enrich lives, Arkansas State University is the catalyst for progress in our state, the Delta and the Mid-South region.Founded in 1909, A-State meets the challenges of continuing as a destination university for more than 13,500 students through the combination of world-class research with a long tradition of student-friendly instruction. The second largest university in Arkansas, Arkansas State is a doctoral-level national institution with more than 150 degrees areas of study, including a robust online program, and a diverse student body from across the nation and the world. The economic and cultural engine of Northeast Arkansas, A-State‰’s public-private partnerships include hosting the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine which is Arkansas‰’ first osteopathic medical school, the creation of Mexico‰’s first American-style university with ASUCQ in Queretaro, and working with O‰’Reilly Management for the Red Wolf Convention Center and Embassy Suites.


Arkansas State wins the CRC Division at the LVI to earn a spot at the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship

For over 15 years the Arkansas State University Rugby Team (A-State Rugby) has experienced considerable success in the college rugby competition, culminating in USA Rugby 7s National Championships in 2012 and 2013 and a USA Rugby D-1A 15‰’s National Championship appearance against Brigham Young University (2012). The Red Wolves competed admirably in the 49-42 loss. A-State Rugby has also produced multiple Collegiate All-Americans and USA 7s National Team Representatives. A-State Rugby culture centers around preparation and good decision-making on and off the field. Accordingly, participants on the team are encouraged to take advantage of the many resources and opportunities Arkansas State University has to offer. Led by Head Coach Shaun Potgieter, the coaching staff displays a talent for teaching the game of rugby, sharing their experiences and methods in a healthy and dynamic environment. Enthusiastic and talented, the coaching staff is adamant about keeping the program progressing on a path of excellence. This spring, the Red Wolves have put in an impressive win against Davenport University and a hard-fought effort in a close loss against Life University. Up next, A-State Rugby will host the Clemson University Rugby Club, April 9th, for the first round of the Varsity Cup Competition. Following the conclusion of the Varsity Cup Competition, A-State Rugby is looking forward to participating in the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship where they look to build on last year‰’s performance.



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