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Rugby UMD in title match The Minnesota Duluth women's club rugby team earned a pair of wins last weekend at the USA Rugby College Club Playoffs and will play Shippensburg (Penn.) University for the Division II national championship May 3 at Steub...

Rugby

UMD in title match

The Minnesota Duluth women's club rugby team earned a pair of wins last weekend at the USA Rugby College Club Playoffs and will play Shippensburg (Penn.) University for the Division II national championship May 3 at Steuber Rugby Stadium in Palo Alto, Calif.

In the quarterfinals, the Fighting Penguins (15-0) defeated Western Washington 34-17.

In the semifinals, the Fighting Penguins rallied for a 32-14 victory over Claremont (Calif.) College.

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Baseball

Engebretsen signs with Bulldogs

Duluth Marshall senior Orry Engebretsen is among three players to be recently added to Minnesota Duluth's 2008-09 recruiting class, the university announced Thursday.

Anders Engberg and Andrew Zetah of Burnsville, Minn., are UMD's other latest signees. The three bring UMD's recruiting class to eight.

Huskies sign three

The Duluth Huskies announced the signing of University of Arkansas players Evan Cox, Sam Murphy and Collin Kuhn on Thursday.

The Huskies begin their sixth season in the Northwoods League on May 29 at Green Bay.

Saints sweep

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St. Scholastica defeated Presentation 8-4 and 8-3 in an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference doubleheader Wednesday in Alexandria, Minn.

In the first game, St. Scholastica (23-4 overall, 11-1 UMAC) scored five seventh inning runs, including the game-winning three-run home run by Kyle Wojtysiak, to seal the victory. Adian Kummet took the win with 11 strikeouts.

In game two, Sean Claugherty hit the game-winning home run in the top of the third for his seventh of the year.

The Saints' games against Minnesota Morris, originally scheduled for today and Sunday, have been moved to Sunday at the Metrodome beginning at 7 p.m.

College Tennis

UMD ready for final NCC tourney

The Minnesota Duluth women's tennis team takes part in its final North Central Conference championships this weekend in Sartell, Minn., a year after qualifying for the NCAA Division II tournament.

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