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May 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY MEN’S RUGBY TO PLAY SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME THIS SATURDAY, MAY 4 ON CBS SPORTS NETWORK -Life University to face the University of California, Berkeley in Championship Rematch in Santa Clara, California

Marietta, Georgia, May 3, 2019 – For the seventh consecutive year, Life University’s (LIFE’s) Varsity Men’s Rugby team will play in the USA Rugby Men’s D1A National Championship. LIFE will face off with the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) in Santa Clara, California, hosted by Santa Clara University, on May 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. PST/9:00 p.m. EST for the championship game. This will serve as a rematch of last year’s title game, which saw Life University defeat UC Berkeley by a 60-5 final score for its third championship in the last six years.

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Feb 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY TO HOST USA RUGBY MEN’S D1A NATIONAL SEMIFINAL MATCH TO BE TELEVISED ON CBS SPORTS NETWORK

Marietta, Georgia, February 20, 2019 – For the third year in a row, Life University (LIFE) has been selected as one of two host sites for the USA Rugby Men’s D1A National Semifinals. The National Semifinal match will take place at Lupo Family Field, on the campus of Life University, on Saturday, April 27, 2019. The kickoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. EST and will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network. The winner will advance to the D1A National Championship on May 4, 2018 (location TBD).

Brian Muntanga
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Brian Muntanga

From early-in-the-morning rugby practice to afternoon business classes, each day Brian Muntanga divides his time between his two interests.

Muntanga, an undergraduate Business Administration major, also holds the position of hooker on Life University’s rugby team. He is one of the team’s forwards who, during scrums, plays in the front row to ‘hook’ the ball back with his foot.