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Alex King

Position(s): 
Lock/Prop
Height: 
6'3"
Weight: 
235
Class: 
Sophomore
Major: 
Pre-Management
Hometown: 
Folsom, CA
High School: 
Vista Del Lago High...
Mission: 
Adriatic North
Roster Years: 
2018
Career Plans: 
Pursue a career in investment banking or finance.
Why I play rugby at BYU: 
The two major reasons I play rugby at BYU are culture and legacy. The brotherhood mentality and positive work ethic ingrained in BYU Rugby resonates with me to the core. BYU also has a long-standing legacy of being an excellent program. Who wouldn't want to be part of this squad?...
Athletic Achievements: 
All-conference football (Offensive Lineman) and All-section CIF wrestling in high school, Starting Center for Southern Virginia University Football
Personal: 
 Never played rugby before BYU…Played football and wrestled in high school…First year playing rugby

Barrett Manning

Position(s): 
Lock/Loose Forward
Height: 
6'3"
Weight: 
215
Class: 
Sophomore
Major: 
Russian
Hometown: 
Hansen, ID
High School: 
Home-schooled
Roster Years: 
2018
Mission: Russia Saint PetersburgCareer Plans: I hope to attend law school and eventually practice law.Why I Play Rugby at BYU: I have always loved rugby, and everything that comes with it. The brotherhood and sheer physicality of the game are beyond anything that I have encountered in any other sport.Personal: Assistant Coach for Magic Valley Rugby Club…Played high school rugby…Has played rugby for five years

Ben Austin

Position(s): 
Lock/Loose Forward
Height: 
6'2"
Weight: 
220
Class: 
Freshmen
Major: 
Biodiversity and...
Hometown: 
Chapel Hill, NC
High School: 
Emerson Waldorf...
Roster Years: 
2018
Career Plans: Sustainable engineering and researchAthletic Achievements: All-state rugby and All-South rugby in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: BYU Rugby is special to me because it has a deep tradition of not only developing top-level rugby competitors, but developing top-level men.Personal: Played high school rugby for Chapel Hill Highlanders RFC, USA South Panthers, and NCYRU Varsity…Has played rugby for five years

Ben Webber

Position(s): 
Wing/Center
Height: 
6'0"
Weight: 
185
Class: 
Sophomore
Major: 
International...
Hometown: 
Orem, UT
High School: 
Timpanogos High...
Roster Years: 
2017
2018
Mission: Angola LuandaCareer Plans: Work in international business.Athletic Achievements: High School All-American in rugby, All-state rugby, Rugby State Champion, and Rugby National Champion in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: I love playing at BYU because of the dynasty that it has created. The feeling you get when you put on the jersey and walk onto South Field is one-of-a kind. You look back and see all the players that have come before, all the legends, and you hope that you play well enough to represent them and the school well. Personal: Played high school rugby for United Rugby Club…Also played football in high school…Has played rugby for 14 years…Father Aaron Webber Sr. played rugby for BYU along with three older brothers - Aaron Jr.,  Josh, and Zach…Older brother, Zach, currently plays for the BYU Rugby team

Cole Semu

Position(s): 
Center
Height: 
5'9"
Weight: 
200
Class: 
Freshmen
Major: 
Chemical Engineering
Hometown: 
Ferndale, WA
High School: 
Ferndale High School
Roster Years: 
2018
Career Plans: I want to be a chemical engineer in the environmental science field.  Athletic Achievements: High School All-American in rugby, All-state rugby, and All-conference football in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: I love the sport of rugby and I want to help bring more national championships to BYU.Personal: Played youth and high school rugby…Also played football and basketball and competed in track & field in high school…Has played rugby for 14 years

Coleman Meier

Position(s): 
Wing
Height: 
5'10"
Weight: 
185
Class: 
Junior
Major: 
Communications
Hometown: 
Salt Lake City, UT
High School: 
Olympus High School
Roster Years: 
2016
2017
2018
Mission: California Oakland/San FranciscoCareer Plans: Pursue a career in public relations.Athletic Achievements: 4A All-state football (running back) in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: The brotherhood of the rugby team makes it special to me, my boys are here and I’m grateful for that.Personal: Married to Alexis…Played youth and high school rugby for Highland Rugby, Trybe Rugby, and Olympus High School…Also played football and competed in track & field in high school…Has played rugby for eight years

Connor Olvera

Position(s): 
Wing/Fullback
Height: 
6'0"
Weight: 
180
Class: 
Freshmen
Major: 
Undeclared
Hometown: 
Highland, UT
High School: 
Lone Peak High School
Roster Years: 
2018
Mission: Arizona PhoenixCareer Plans: I plan to work in law enforcement, hopefully for a federal agency such as the FBI or Department of Homeland Security.Why I Play Rugby at BYU: It has been my dream since I was a young to attend BYU and to play rugby here. Both of my parents and each of my grandparents attended BYU. BYU has a great rugby program and I’m honored to play here.Personal: Played high school rugby for United Rugby Club…Also played football and basketball in high school…Has played rugby for four years

Connor Parry

Position(s): 
Fullback
Height: 
5'9"
Weight: 
180
Class: 
Junior
Major: 
Biology
Hometown: 
Santa Clara, UT
High School: 
Snow Canyon High...
Roster Years: 
2016
2017
2018
Mission: Peru IquitosCareer Plans: I want to be a doctor.Athletic Achievements: All-state rugby (Utah Cannibals, 15s and 7s) in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: Growing up, it was my dream to come play here.  I grew up in a family that bleeds blue and it’s a dream come true to represent this school on the rugby field.Personal: Played middle school and high school rugby for Snow Canyon High School...Played football in high school...Has played rugby for eight years...Younger brother, Dylan, currently a member of the team. Sister, Ashley, played softball at BYU-Hawaii and was an All-American. Older brother, Cody, played rugby at UVU and won a DII National Championship

David Nonu

Position(s): 
Hooker/Prop
Height: 
5'8"
Weight: 
215
Class: 
Freshmen
Major: 
Undeclared
Hometown: 
Salt Lake City, UT
High School: 
Highland High School
Roster Years: 
2018
Mission: Nicaragua Managua NorthCareer Plans: I want to become a dentistAthletic Achievements: All-region football and All-state lacrosse in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: I’ve always looked up to my brothers and watched them play rugby ever since I was a freshman in high school, I’ve wanted to play the sport alongside them.Personal: Married to Mistilyn…Never played rugby before BYU…First year playing rugby…Played football and lacrosse in high school…Older brother, Luti, is currently a member of the BYU Rugby team

Davin Evanson

Position(s): 
Wing
Height: 
6'2"
Weight: 
170
Class: 
Sophomore
Major: 
Neuroscience
Hometown: 
Lethbridge, Alberta...
High School: 
Lethbridge...
Roster Years: 
2017
2018
Mission: Nevada Las Vegas West Career Plans: I want to become a neurosurgeon.Athletic Achievements: All-provincial rugby and All-provincial football in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: Playing rugby at BYU has always been a dream for me.Personal: Married to Emilee...Played rugby all four years in high school and flag rugby as a youth…Also played football and basketball and competed in track & field in high school…Has played rugby for seven years

Devon Anderson

Position(s): 
Prop
Height: 
6'0"
Weight: 
270
Class: 
Senior
Major: 
Exercise Science
Hometown: 
Magrath, Alberta,...
High School: 
Magrath High School
Roster Years: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Mission: Australia Sydney SouthCareer Plans: Become a Physical Therapist.Athletic Achievements: All-provincial rugby in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: BYU Rugby is special from the brotherhood that you feel on the team. That brotherhood is not just about rugby, it's about becoming your best on and off the field and in all aspects of life.Personal: Played high school rugby for LCI Rams…Also played football, basketball, and hockey in high school…Has played rugby for seven years...Mother ran track at the University of Alberta

Dylan Parry

Position(s): 
Scrumhalf
Height: 
5'6"
Weight: 
170
Class: 
Freshmen
Major: 
Undeclared
Hometown: 
Santa Clara, UT
High School: 
Snow Canyon High...
Roster Years: 
2018
Mission: Germany BerlinCareer Plans: Still unsure, I'm considering the military or a career in the medical field.Athletic Achievements: All-state rugby (Utah Cannibals) and 2015 Rugby State Champion (Single-School) in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: Since I started playing rugby it’s been my dream to play for BYU.Personal: Played middle school and high school rugby for Snow Canyon High School...Played football and wrestled in high school...Has played rugby for seven years...Older brother, Connor, currently a member of the team. Sister, Ashley, played softball at BYU-Hawaii and was an All-American. Older brother, Cody, played rugby at UVU and won a DII National Championship

Everet Miller

Position(s): 
Wing
Height: 
6'2"
Weight: 
210
Class: 
Freshmen
Major: 
Business Management
Hometown: 
Roosevelt, UT
High School: 
Union High School
Roster Years: 
2018
Mission: Singapore/Malaysia Career Plans: To graduate from BYU and own my own business and to be a great father and husband one day.Athletic Achievements: 3A All-state (wide receiver) in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: I play rugby at BYU because the coaching staff care not only about our performance on the field, but off the field as well. There is a brotherhood within this rugby team that can’t be found anywhere else. Personal: Played one year of high school rugby for United Rugby Club…Also played football, baseball, and basketball and competed in track & field in high school…Has played rugby for two years

Ezias Bigelow

Position(s): 
Flyhalf/Fullback
Height: 
5'11"
Weight: 
190
Class: 
Freshmen
Major: 
Entrepreneurial...
Hometown: 
Cottonwood Heights,...
High School: 
Brighton High School
Roster Years: 
2018
Mission: Australia Melbourne  Career Plans: I hope to start a food truck and barber shop.Athletic Achievements: All-state rugby (Utah Cannibals, 15s and 7s) and Utah Lion Select 7s in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: For me BYU Rugby is a family tradition. I grew up watching my older brother play for BYU. I saw the fun he had and that made me want to play as well and experience the culture and brotherhood of BYU Rugby. Personal: Played high school rugby for Highland Rugby Club and Brighton High School before BYU…Older brother, Ishmael, played at BYU and is currently an assistant coach…Has played rugby for eight years

Gabe Mellor

Position(s): 
Prop/Hooker
Height: 
5'10"
Weight: 
230
Class: 
Freshmen
Major: 
Business Management
Hometown: 
Lehi, UT
High School: 
Lehi High School
Mission: 
Papua New Guinea, Lae
Roster Years: 
2018
Career Plans: 
Help with my family's business, Mellor Engineering...
Why I play rugby at BYU: 
I’ve always wanted to attend BYU and playing the sport I love with a good group of guys makes it that much sweeter.
Personal: 
Played high school rugby for United Rugby Club...Also played football in high school...Father was a professional bull rider

Jacob Jefferies

Position(s): 
Flanker/Lock
Height: 
6'1"
Weight: 
205
Class: 
Freshmen
Major: 
Food Science
Hometown: 
Provo, UT
High School: 
Timpview High School
Roster Years: 
2018
Career Plans: UndecidedAthletic Achievements: All-state offensive lineman as a junior and senior in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: I’ve always loved playing rugby since I started in high school. Now that I’m attending BYU, I can continue playing the sport I love at a great program.Personal: Played high school rugby for United Rugby Club…Also played football in high school...Has played rugby for three years…Grandfather was on the University of Utah track team

Jacob McKay

Position(s): 
Back
Height: 
5'10:
Weight: 
185
Class: 
Senior
Major: 
Human Resource...
Hometown: 
Mandeville, LA
High School: 
Mandeville High...
Mission: 
Ohio Cincinnati
Roster Years: 
2018
Career Plans: 
I hope to become a great HR Manager by developing leaders, employees, and clients to achieve their goals.
Why I play rugby at BYU: 
I play rugby at BYU because we are a national championship caliber team and I know that the talents God has blessed me with can improve the program and help us win more championships. The players are my brothers and I love working together as a team to create something fantastic.
Personal: 
Married to Sarah...Older brother, Ben, played for BYU Rugby in 2011 and 2013...Previously played for Danville Oaks Rugby, Northshore Rugby, and Audubon Rugby Club...Also played football in high school and was a 2-time state semi-finalist...Selected for the Louisiana State Rugby team

Jacob Tai

Position(s): 
Hooker
Height: 
5'7"
Weight: 
185
Class: 
Sophomore
Major: 
Undeclared
Hometown: 
Hong Kong
High School: 
Hong Kong...
Roster Years: 
2017
2018
Career Plans: UndecidedAthletic Achievements: Hong Kong Age Grade U20 7sWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: I play rugby at BYU because of the camaraderie I feel on and off the field. These men are my best friends at BYU.Personal: Played rugby for the Hong Kong International School First XV…Also played soccer in high school…Has played rugby for six years

James Mocke

Position(s): 
Lock
Height: 
6'5"
Weight: 
250
Class: 
Junior
Major: 
Landscape Management
Hometown: 
Johannesburg, South...
High School: 
Monument High School
Roster Years: 
2016
2017
2018
Mission: Ghana Cape CoastCareer Plans: I hope to work in the landscaping industry and possibly own my own company one day.Athletic Achievements: Member of Golden Lions U-18 Academy in South Africa before BYUWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: Ever since thinking about college it has been a dream of mine to come to BYU. Knowing BYU had a good rugby program made the choice to come to school here a no-brainer. Personal: Married to Micaelee…Has one daughter named Sophia…Played youth and high school rugby and water polo in South Africa…Older brother, Luke, played scrumhalf in 2013-2016 for BYU and was a three-time national champion and Collegiate All-American…Has played rugby for fifteen years

Joe Palazzo

Position(s): 
Lock/Loose Forward
Height: 
6'4"
Weight: 
240
Class: 
Senior
Major: 
Business Strategy
Hometown: 
Southlake, TX
High School: 
Southlake Carroll...
Roster Years: 
2018
Mission: Italy RomeCareer Plans: Management ConsultingWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: I play rugby at BYU because I wanted an opportunity to be part of a team with a real chance at being great and where I can have an important role in that success.Personal: Married to Alexis…Never played rugby before BYU…Played football in high school…First year playing rugby

Josh Harden

Position(s): 
Lock/Loose Forward
Height: 
6'3"
Weight: 
215
Class: 
Sophomore
Major: 
Entrepreneurial...
Hometown: 
Fort Worth, TX
High School: 
Denton High School
Roster Years: 
2018
Mission: Brazil MaceioCareer Plans: As an avid entrepreneur, I will own my own business and head non-profit organizations around the world.Athletic Achievements: All-state soccer in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: Being part of BYU Rugby means I am in a championship level group of athletes, a brotherhood of God-fearing men, and a family that never stops growing. There is no place I would rather spend my time here at BYU. Personal: Married to Haley…Never played rugby before BYU…Played soccer and football in high school…First year playing rugby

Josh Stott

Position(s): 
Prop
Height: 
6'1"
Weight: 
260
Class: 
Junior
Major: 
Business Marketing
Hometown: 
Hillsboro, OR
High School: 
Glencoe High School
Roster Years: 
2018
Mission: Costa Rica San JoseCareer Plans: Direct marketing for a large tech business.Why I Play Rugby at BYU: It’s an amazing opportunity to work together as a team and be a part of family. I feel like it’s an honor to be able to wear the white and blue as a team, especially for a team that has a strong bond and a program that is rich in tradition and excellence. Personal: Never played rugby before BYU…First year playing rugby…Played football and competed in wrestling and track & field in high school

Joshua Flake

Position(s): 
Flanker
Height: 
5'11"
Weight: 
190
Class: 
Sophomore
Major: 
Electrical...
Hometown: 
Nashville, TN
High School: 
Fairview High School
Roster Years: 
2018
Mission: Brazil RecifeCareer Plans: I'm studying electrical engineering and I plan on taking those skills into the field of consumer electronic product designAthletic Achievements: All-district football and District Defensive MVP in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: I wanted to take my love for football to its roots and play a sport that has an amazing environment like rugby.Personal: Never played rugby before BYU…Played football in high school…First year playing rugby

Kacey Joyner

Position(s): 
Hooker
Height: 
5'11"
Weight: 
195
Class: 
Sophomore
Major: 
Athletic Training
Hometown: 
Hattiesburg, MS
High School: 
Farragut High School
Roster Years: 
2018
Mission: California San JoseCareer Plans: I want to be a chiropractor.Athletic Achievements: Won the bowl division at the Las Vegas Invitational in 2015, Third in High School 7s for TennesseeWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: I grew to love rugby in high school and I want to play for a championship program. I love the diversity on the team and the chance I get to learn and play with guys from around the world.Personal: Played high school rugby…Has played rugby for six years…Also played football, basketball, and baseball in high school

Kaden Bergeson

Position(s): 
Center
Height: 
5'10"
Weight: 
180
Class: 
Sophomore
Major: 
Biology
Hometown: 
Moses Lake, WA
High School: 
Moses Lake High...
Roster Years: 
2017
2018
Mission: Ghana Accra Career Plans: I’m pre-med, planning to go to medical school to study family practice medicine.Why I Play Rugby at BYU: Through BYU Rugby, I have found a brotherhood. In rugby, you work together as a team. No one can win alone in this sport. You work for each other. It’s that brotherhood that makes it worth it. Personal: Never played rugby before BYU…Played football and soccer and competed in track & field in high school…Sister is a member of the BYU Cougarettes

Karl Magwood

Position(s): 
Flanker
Height: 
5'7"
Weight: 
195
Class: 
Freshmen
Major: 
Communications
Hometown: 
Twentynine Palms, CA
High School: 
Twentynine Palms...
Roster Years: 
2018
Career Plans: I would like to be a law enforcement officer at the federal level or join the military.Athletic Achievements: League MVP in soccer (goal keeper), All-league and All-CIF in football (Linebacker), and All-league in Hurdles & Triple Jump in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: My mom is a huge rugby fan and she always wanted me to play and felt I would love it too. She was right.Personal: Never played rugby before BYU…Played soccer and football and competed in track & field in high school…First year playing rugby

Kevin Sorensen

Position(s): 
Number 8/Lock
Height: 
6'4"
Weight: 
230
Class: 
Senior
Major: 
Economics
Hometown: 
Davis, CA
High School: 
Davis High School
Roster Years: 
2014
2017
2018
Mission: Ecuador QuitoCareer Plans: I hope to get involved in international entrepreneurship and/or social innovation, or international economic consulting.Why I Play Rugby at BYU: Rugby provides an atmosphere that is very rare in competitive sports—a chance to compete against top athletes in an extremely physical sport, but with a high level of class and sportsmanship.Personal: Married to Emily…Never played rugby before BYU…Also played football and basketball and competed in track & field in high school…Has played rugby for three years

Kingston Matua

Position(s): 
Scrumhalf
Height: 
5'8"
Weight: 
175
Class: 
Senior
Major: 
Global Studies
Hometown: 
Lehi, UT
High School: 
Lehi High School
Roster Years: 
2015
2016
2018
Mission: Hawaii HonoluluCareer Plans: I plan to go into secondary education and teach social sciences at a high school.Athletic Achievements: 2013 High School Rugby National Champions (United Rugby Club)Why I Play Rugby at BYU: BYU Rugby has been my support system throughout college. I always know that the boys on my team are ready to help me with whatever I need. It is an amazing network of brothers, both on and off the field.Personal: Married to Mariah…Played high school rugby for United Rugby Club…Also played football in high school…Has played rugby for eight years

Logan Nielsen

Position(s): 
Flanker/Lock
Height: 
6'0"
Weight: 
210
Class: 
Senior
Major: 
Economics
Hometown: 
Seattle, WA
High School: 
Eastlake High School
Roster Years: 
2017
2018
Mission: California ArcadiaCareer Plans: I plan on getting a PhD in finance after graduating this year and then I want to work as a professor.Why I Play Rugby at BYU: I missed playing competitive contact sports so I decided I’d show up to tryouts last year and made the team. A pleasant surprise playing for BYU the past couple years has been the level of brotherhood on the team. I haven’t felt this comfortable being with the boys in a long time.Personal: Never played rugby before BYU…Played lacrosse and football and competed in wrestling, cross country, and track & field in high school…Second year playing rugby

Michael Biagi

Position(s): 
Back
Height: 
6'3"
Weight: 
220
Class: 
Freshmen
Major: 
Aerospace Engineering
Hometown: 
Firenze, Italy
High School: 
Provo High School
Roster Years: 
2018
Career Plans: 
I plan on working for an aeronautical/aerodynamics company specializing in developing aircraft for Lockheed Martin, Boeing, or hopefully NASA.
Why I play rugby at BYU: 
Rugby has run through my family for generations and I’m proud to carry on the tradition. Grateful for the opportunity the coaches gave me to play for this team.
Athletic Achievements: 
All conference soccer player (goalie) in high school
Personal: 
Played football at BYU...Played basketball, soccer, and volleyball and ran track in high school

Michael Payne

Position(s): 
Prop
Height: 
6'0"
Weight: 
240
Class: 
Senior
Major: 
Exercise and Wellness
Hometown: 
Murrieta, CA
High School: 
Murrieta Valley High...
Roster Years: 
2017
2018
Mission: Idaho BoiseCareer Plans: EntrepreneurshipWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: I love tackling people and wearing short shorts.Personal: Never played rugby before BYU…Started in first year at BYU at tighthead prop…Second year playing rugby…Competed in track & field in high school

Nathaniel Edlefsen

Position(s): 
Scrumhalf
Height: 
5'10"
Weight: 
180
Class: 
Freshmen
Major: 
Marketing
Hometown: 
South Salt Lake, UT
High School: 
Skyline High School
Mission: 
New York, New York City
Roster Years: 
2018
Career Plans: 
I plan to major in marketing and then start my own business.
Why I play rugby at BYU: 
I am grateful for the opportunity to play rugby at BYU. I can feel the brotherhood that comes with playing for this team and I love being able to continue playing the sport I love!
Personal: 
Played football, baseball, and rugby in high school...Played for Wasatch of Murray Rugby for 7 years prior to BYU...Won rugby state championship in high school

Noah Fonoimoana

Position(s): 
Flanker
Height: 
5'11"
Weight: 
210
Class: 
Junior
Major: 
Communications
Hometown: 
Laie, HI
High School: 
Kahuku High School
Mission: 
Japan Sendai
Roster Years: 
2017
2018
Career Plans: 
I want to work for the marketing department for Nike.
Why I play rugby at BYU: 
I play rugby at BYU because I want to better myself and help contribute to a great cause. The game is great, but the team and the friends make it all worth it.
Personal: 
Previously attended UVU...Wrestled in high school

Porter Thomas

Position(s): 
Wing
Height: 
5'5"
Weight: 
160
Class: 
Senior
Major: 
Construction...
Hometown: 
Highland, UT
High School: 
Lone Peak High School
Roster Years: 
2017
2018
Mission: California San JoseCareer Plans: Go into the commercial construction industry, become a superintendent. Athletic Achievements: All-state rugby and 2013 Rugby National Champion in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: I love being competitive and playing top-tier collegiate rugby.Personal: Married to Sierra Mae…Played high school rugby for United Rugby Club…Also competed in football and wrestling in high school…Has played rugby for ten years….Academic All-American at BYU

Ricky Tu'ihalangingie

Position(s): 
Prop/Hooker
Height: 
6'2"
Weight: 
255
Class: 
Senior
Major: 
Public Health
Hometown: 
Kolomotu'a,...
High School: 
Newington College
Mission: 
New Zealand Wellington
Roster Years: 
2016
2017
2018
Career Plans: 
Business development

Sam Roberts

Position(s): 
Wing
Height: 
6'1"
Weight: 
175
Class: 
Senior
Major: 
Exercise Science
Hometown: 
Draper, UT
High School: 
Alta High School
Roster Years: 
2017
2018
Mission: Chile ConcepcionCareer Plans: UndecidedWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: I thought rugby looked like fun so I tried out for the team. I’ve never had so much fun in my life. I love to compete and it’s an outlet that I need to get my mind off school.Personal: Never played rugby before BYU…Competed in track & field in high school…Second year playing rugby

Seen Tarawhiti

Position(s): 
Flanker
Height: 
6'0"
Weight: 
205
Class: 
Sophomore
Major: 
Human Resource...
Hometown: 
Temple View, New...
High School: 
Palm Beach Currumbin...
Roster Years: 
2015
2018
Mission: New Zealand WellingtonCareer Plans: I would like to have a career in Human ResourcesWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: I have been involved in sports teams for the vast majority of my life. Being a part of the BYU Rugby team is the first time I have been able to integrate into a team’s culture without compromising my values and beliefs. Personal: Played rugby league since his youth…Has been playing rugby for 15 years

Spencer Goodman

Position(s): 
Back
Height: 
5'10"
Weight: 
190
Class: 
Freshmen
Major: 
Biophysics
Hometown: 
Kingwood, TX
High School: 
Kingwood High School
Mission: 
Chile Santiago East
Roster Years: 
2018
Career Plans: 
I plan to graduate from BYU then go to medical school with the ultimate goal of becoming an orthopedic surgeon.
Why I play rugby at BYU: 
BYU Rugby is special to me because it gives me the opportunity to play the sport I love in an environment of brotherhood, discipline, and excellence.
Personal: 
Texas All-State Rugby team in high school...Texas High Performance Rugby team...Texas State Tournament MVP in high school...All-district football in high school

Spencer Ika

Position(s): 
Prop
Roster Years: 
2017
2018

Steven Nonu

Position(s): 
Prop
Height: 
5'10"
Weight: 
260
Class: 
Junior
Major: 
Public Health
Hometown: 
Salt Lake City, UT
High School: 
Highland High School
Mission: 
Tonga Nuku’alofa
Roster Years: 
2017
2018
Career Plans: 
Graduate from BYU, then work a couple years as a life practitioner and then apply for PA school to one day become a Physicians Assistant.
Personal: 
Played football and baseball in high school...Wrestled and participated in track and field in high school...Brother, David, is currently a member of the BYU Rugby team

Thor O'Connor

Position(s): 
Wing
Height: 
5'8"
Weight: 
175
Class: 
Freshmen
Major: 
Psychology
Hometown: 
Bentonville, AR
High School: 
Bentonville High...
Roster Years: 
2018
Mission: Japan TokyoCareer Plans: Sports PsychologyWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: For the past few years I have wanted to play on the BYU Rugby Team. I also think that it will help me in pursuing a career in sports psycholgy after graduation.Personal: Played high school rugby for the Arkansas Gryphons…Also competed in track & field in high school…Second year playing rugby

Tosh Wilcox

Position(s): 
Flanker
Height: 
5'10"
Weight: 
180
Class: 
Junior
Major: 
Applied and...
Hometown: 
Salt Lake City, UT
High School: 
Olympus High School
Roster Years: 
2017
2018
Vice-CaptainMission: Argentina Buenos AiresCareer Plans: I plan to work in data science.Athletic Achievements: Collegiate All-American (Second team, 2018)...New York Athletic Club 7sWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: It means a lot to me, I really enjoy competing and being a part of the team.Personal: Played high school rugby for Highland Rugby Club, Trybe, and Olympus High School…Has played rugby for seven years…Also played football and wrestled in high school

Tyler Sorenson

Position(s): 
Lock/Loose Forward
Height: 
6'0"
Weight: 
205
Class: 
Senior
Major: 
Mechanical...
Hometown: 
Belmont, MA
High School: 
Belmont High School
Roster Years: 
2017
2018
Mission: England LeedsCareer Plans: Ideally robotics and machine learning, especially in a field where I can help people.Athletic Achievements: Massachusetts Rugby State Champion in high schoolWhy I Play Rugby at BYU: Ever since learning how to play rugby, I’ve dreamed of playing for BYU. I love rugby because it’s physical and exciting, but also emphasizes the importance of teamwork.

Zach Webber

Position(s): 
Flyhalf/Center
Height: 
5'11"
Weight: 
195
Class: 
Junior
Major: 
Public Relations
Hometown: 
Orem, UT
High School: 
Timpanogos High...
Roster Years: 
2016
2017
2018
Team CaptainMission: Uruguay MontevideoCareer Plans: Work in marketing.Athletic Achievements: Collegiate All-American (Honorable Mention, 2017), Men's Club 7s National Champion (Rugby Utah, 2016 & 2017), USA 7s Falcons (2018), High School All-American (2011, 2012, & 2013)Why I Play Rugby at BYU: Rugby helps me develop as a man and as a student. The life skills I have learned on the field apply directly to my study and work habits. BYU Rugby has given me the opportunity to be the best me.Personal: Played high school rugby for United Rugby Club…Has played rugby for nine years…Father Aaron Webber Sr. played rugby for BYU along with three brothers - Aaron Jr,  Josh, and Ben…Younger brother, Ben, currently plays for the BYU Rugby team