"Rugby has taught me that it's not always about winning," says Muise. "There [are] a lot of times in life, and in sports, when you're just not going to win. Maybe there's something better that you can learn from losing than from winning."
League founder John Christensen, whose children attended Esperanza, has been blown away by the Friars' participation despite the heavy demands of the Trinity League on Friday nights. Christensen, who worked in public relations for the Portland Trail Blazers, knows the drains and demands of competition.