Mickey Bateman was the MVP of the 2015 USA Rugby College 7s National Championships, and around that same time, Sam Chapman was suiting up for his high school team, the Kansas City Junior Blues.
The day Lindenwood arrived in Bath for the Red Bull World Uni 7s, Head Coach Josh Macy had been on the job for a week.
Taking your new team to a major tournament may not be the easiest way to start the job, but it all turned out quite nicely, as the Lions finished 3rd in the tournament, losing only to the two teams that finished 1st and 2nd.
Lindenwood University finished an impressive 3rd in the Red Bull World Uni 7s finals Saturday in Bath, England.
The hosts, Bath University, won for the second year in a row. Lindenwood opened up against Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour from France, and won that game 29-12. They then took on Bath, and played the defending champs tough, but lost 27-19.
Lindenwood University of St. Charles, Mo. and the Mid-South Conference in DIA has announced that Joshy Macy will be the team's new Head Coach.
Lindenwood University has had the men's rugby program's playoff ban removed by USA Rugby-appointed judicial officer James Russell.
Lindenwood University went 5-0 Friday to win the Red Bull Uni 7s and book a trip to Bath, England for the world finals.
The Lions defeated Utah Valley University 29-7, Clemson 40-0, and finished off pool play with a win over Wyoming. That set up a clash with Utah, which Lindenwood came back to win, and then in the final they held off a determined Arizona State 26-10.
Glendale, Colo. - August 25 sees eight college rugby teams clash at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. for the USA qualifying round for the Red Bull Uni 7s tournament.
The international tournament will see 11 of the best universities from across the world compete in the global finals, which will take place in the city of Bath, England on September 17, 2016.
Lindenwood University has posted its job vacancy for Head Coach of the Men's Rugby Team.
This comes on the heels of previous Head Coach JD Stephenson stepping down to pursue other projects.
Lindenwood University has announced that Men's Rugby Head Coach JD Stephenson has stepped down.
Glendale, Colo. - Glendale, Colorado's Infinity Park will host eight college rugby teams August 25 in a collegiate rugby 7s tournament.
This tournament will be a Red Bull Uni 7s qualifier. The eight US teams will compete for a spot in the Red Bull Uni 7s finals in Bath, England on September 17.
The teams slated to compete in Glendale are:
Arizona State University
The apparent sanctioning of Lindenwood University (St. Charles, Mo.) Men's Rugby is currently back to something like Square One after the initial sanctioning process did not follow protocol.