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San Diego Mustangs Youth Rugby Alumni

The Mustangs have sent over 100 Alumni into college programs and beyond. Our program is committed to provide the support, resources and connections to assist our players interested in college rugby programs. With rugby played at over 900 universities and colleges, there are many opportunities for Mustangs to continue their rugby careers beyond high school. 
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Class of 2019

Marc Abelman - Northern Arizona University

Alex Brown - Southern Methodist University

Dylan Caillouel- Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Austin Cesson - IONA University

Roger “Duke” Fitch - Montana State

Robert Gacula - Arizona State University

John “Jack” Nelson - University of Wyoming

Aydin Newman - SD Legion Academy/Mira Costa College

Nicholas Pauley - Arizona State University

Ryan Phillips - Chico State University

Joseph Portillo - SD Legion Academy/Mira Costa College

Jake Stone - SD Legion Academy/Mira Costa College

Nathan Tropio - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Justin Vilchis - Grand Canyon University

Class of 2018

Julian Arteaga - Grand Canyon University

Eddie Gallagher - Dominion College

Andrey Glukhikh - Mira Costa College

Ryan Flaharty - Mira Costa College

Jack Lewis - University of Alabama

Jack Nelson - Gonzaga University

Mike Perrone - CAL (UC Berkeley)

Julian Schlag - Mira Costa College

Anton Schuh - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Tanner Wyandt - Michigan State University


Jackson Beare - Saint Mary’s College

James Downey - Army West Point

Nico Friscia - University of Oregon

AJ Montez - Cal Baptist University

Bryce Pickwell  - Texas Christian University

Blake Richards-Smith - CAL (UC Berkeley)

Ian Slack - UC Davis

Nick Zimmer - University of British Columbia


Class of 2016

Jack Gitre - University of Colorado, Boulder

Hogan Irwin - UCLA

Zach Knobbe-Hewitt - University of Arizona

Max Lyle - University of Arizona

Aiden "Sunshine" Mabrito - University of Illinois, Chicago

Ronan Nelson - UCLA 

Alec Packer - University of Arizona

Benny Ruffolo - Arizona State University

Matt Zimmer - UCLA



Ryan Cavanagh - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Dylan Fetzer - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Jeremy Fleet - University of Arizona

Mason O’Rosky - University of Washington

Toran Raby - Army West Point

Jeronimo Rameriez - Loyola Marymount University

Omar Rodriguez - Clairmont Mckenna

Kurt Vecchio - University of Arizona

Bryce Watson - Texas Christian University

Adam Wilson - University of Arizona



Jackson Becker - Bates College (Maine)

Brad Champman -  Santa Barbara City College

Mac Entwistle  - Australian Sports Academy

Michael Fogel - Santa Barbara City College

Jake Goena - CAL (UC Berkeley)

Dwayne Hines - Santa Barbara City College

Brian Hollenbeck - UC Santa Barabara

Alec Mills - St Mary’s College

Aaron Mitchell - Fresno State University

Justin Murray - University of Colorado, Boulder

Jacob Neeley - Utah State

Alex Nowacki - University of New Mexico

Kyle Parker - UC Davis

Devin Slubowski - University of Colorado, Boulder

AJ Talman - University of British Columbia

Xavier Ulutu - Fresno State University

Class of 2013

Alec Barton - St. Mary’s College

Michael Cahill - San Jose State

Drew Gaffney - CAL (UC Berkeley)

Billy Maggs - CAL (UC Berkeley)

Chase Pickwell - San Diego State University

Jonathan Raby - San Diego State University

Lucas Zender - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo


Andrew Fargo - Army West Point

Ryan Hoffman - Santa Barbara City College

Jess Krauss - University of Oregon

David Leederer - California Lutheran University

Bradley Roberts - Saint Mary’s College

Brent Sander - Saint Mary’s College

Michael Tillson - Saint Mary’s College

Drew Vecchio - Michigan