Sunday April 30, 2017
2017 Chris Munn Scholarship Sevens

2017 Chris Munn Scholarship Sevens

Tournament Location

The Chris Munn Rugby 7s Tournament will return to the Dog River Pitch at Norwich University's Sabine Field on Sunday April 30, 2017. All proceeds from the tournament, auction, and dinner will go to support the Chris Munn '81 Rugby Scholarship and Norwich Scrum Alums.

The goal of the tournament is to help endow the new rugby scholarship in honor of Chris Munn '81 and raise awareness of ALS. The scholarship was awarded for the first time in 2016 to two Norwich rugby student-athletes.

About Chris Munn

Chris played both rugby and lacrosse during his 4 years at Norwich (1977–1981) and served as captain of the Rugby Team his senior year.

Chris continued to play rugby with the various Army teams and club sides in Washington State while serving on active duty. After his distinguished military career, Chris retired from the Army as a Colonel. He then served as the Chief of Staff for the Mission Support Element at Fort Drum, New York. 

In 2013, Chris was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) a progressive, neurodegenerative muscular disease that is incurable. Today, Chris continues his personal fight against ALS and is dedicated to raising awareness of the disease.

Chris Munn Sevens

The Chris Munn Sevens will feature many of the top men's and women’s collegiate teams from the eastern United States. 

Register for the Chris Munn 7s »

Contact Tournament Director Bob Weggler rweggler@norwich.edu or phone 802-485-2237. 

Registration Cost: $200 for one team. $150 for an additional team.