Furman launches season, to welcome first recruiting class
Furman officially launches the 2013-14 season 4 p.m., Monday with the club’s first practice at Roberts Field. Practice is open to new and returning players.
The Paladins will also welcome their first recruiting class:
A scrum-half and utility player, Lerner was captain of Edina High School (Minn) rugby team. The squad finished 9-2 and was crowned state champion. Lerner (6’0, 200) was also a standout on the football team where he played inside linebacker. Lerner has played rugby since 8th grade.
A scrum-half and fly-half, Milchuck was the most valuable player for the Raleigh (NC) Rattlesnakes and past captain of the North Carolina U-17 all-star team. A coach’s son, Milchuck (6-1, 200) has a booming kick and great game awareness.
Miller, a center and wing, has been the leading scorer for nationally ranked Greenville (SC) Red Raiders the last two years. An MVP for Greenville, Miller (5-10, 185) is durable and speedy. He has played prop, flanker and eight-man.
Musau led his Rift Valley Academy (Kjabe Kenya) to a 9-1 record this year. He captained the Buffaloes for two years and played eight-man. Musau (5’10, 210) was introduced to rugby as an eighth grader.