Portal:1987 Spring Men

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1987 Spring Men Portal

Came in Second in the nation with a record of 18-3-2
Team Jersey in Finals

Team Record

A Side Record
Date Opponent Score Notes
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<date> South Dakota 25-9
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<date> Oklahoma 18-9 0-9 at half
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19 Apr Colorado 19-10 Sharpy 2Ts, Clapp T, Bissell 2C and PK
2 May Bowling Green 15-8 National Collegiate Semi Final Bissell PK - 3, C -1, Moad T
3 May San Diego State 9-10 National Collegiate Finals; T by Stark, C and PK by Bissell; lost on a PK in the last 2 min
Season Record xx-yy
B Side Record
Date Opponent Score Notes
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Season Record xx-yy
Last Name First Name Class
Aaron Todd 88
Atchison Scott 87
Beals Matt 88
Bishop Lee 87
Brenner Steve 89
Briere Andre 90
Bush Tim 88
Bushy Dean 88
Carr Dan 89
Carr Mike 87
Coveno Rick 87
Clapp Steve 87
Clay Chris 88
Coleman Kurt 88
Colvin Jason 90
Copp David 88
Cordoso Jim 88
Cranmer Hal 89
Daniel Jack 88
Davis John 88
Demaris Bud 88
Douglas Mark 89
Dressel Dave 89
Drummond Dan 89
Drummond Jon 88
Elligot Scott 88
Finley Floyd 89
Forsythe Roger 87
Frauenfelder Mat 90
Gaines Dave 88
Goulter TJ 90
Grafton Rusty 88
Guevara Hector 88
Hajosy Steve 88
Haley Dave 88
Hanks I 90
Heironimus Lee 87
Holder Jim 89
Holliday Doc 88
Hughes Mark 88
Hoyda Scott 89
Jensen David 87
Jonasen Brian 88
Junk Michael 90
Kissinger Andre 89
Kolbjornsen Ned or Arne 89
Kratzke 89
Lanagan Gerald 87
Lawrence Tim 88
Leftwich Jim 87
Long Brent 90
Loperena Joe 88
Lux Robert 90
Mann John 88
Marinich Victor 89
Matinovich Jeff 88
Maurer Eric 89
Metcalf Todd 87
Mets Dave 89
Meyer Paul 88
Miller Michael 90
Nusser Chris 87
O'Connell Ken 89
Petruzz John 88
Phillips Dean 88
Pierson Blake 87
Poole David 87
Rossano Alex 88
Savoie Scott 87
Schaeffer Monte 88
Schiller Ted 89
Schons Vince 90
Scribner Derek 88
Sharpy Tom 87
Snyder James 89
Souza Frank 89
Stapleton Mike 88
Stark Scott 87
Strebel Dan 88
Thurber Jamie 89
VanderPol Brent 89
VanPelt Pete 87
Vice John 91
Wellborn Chris 89
Wiegand Jeff 89
Wilson Willie 87
Whitted Gary 88
Woodbury Doug 87
Bissell Mark 88
Findall Chris 87
Burke Chris 87
Moad James 88
Haller Rich 88
Martyn Bob 89
Taliaferro Jeff 89
Neulander Mark
Larkins Steve
Abel Joe
Dennedy Tom 88

Post Season Experience/Records

Scott Star, and Mark Bissell made the All American team. They both played with the Combined Services against the Dutch National Collegiate side twice. Stark was also invited to play in the interterritorial matches which was where selections to the national team occured.



Head Coach - Vern Francis [[1]]

Assistant Coach - Larry Coode

Assistant Coach - Walt Daniels

Assistant Coach - Jeff Waldo

OIC - Barney Ballenger 77



C1C Rick Coveno

C1C Doug Woodbury


Standing (l-r) Frank Sousa, Chris Findal, Scott Savoi, “Doc” Holliday, ???, Dan Drummond, J.D>, Alex Rossano, __ Martinovich, Roger Forsythe, “Floyd” Finley, Coach Coade, Coach Vern Bottom (l-r) ????, Chris Burke, Scott Stark, Chris Nusser, Dave Metz, Tom Sharpy, Jay Moad, John Drummond, Dean Phillips, Woody, John Clapp, Mark Bissel, Rick Coveno

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Memorable Events

Stark and Bissel named to the All American team. Sharpey was national championship tournament MVP

At the Western regionals, Bissell was selected on the all tournament team, Stark was MV back and Sharpey was MV forward (others picked to the All Tournament team were Drummond, Coveno, Burke, and Bissell)

(per Jon Drummond) I got 11 stitches in my forehead after the match (a SD St player kicked me in the head on a ruck about 5-10 minutes into the match, I ran over to the side, Barney or Coder (?) ran electrical tape around my head, and I went back in). I recall how heartbreaking that loss was...and I know Uncle Vern saved my drunk ass when I inflated one of the life vests in the plane on the way back...whew! I also remember Tom Sharpy motivating all of us to give it all we had in a desperate push to win the match as time ran out.