Trinity Western’s men’s rugby team will compete in its first-ever sevens competition

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Trinity Western’s men’s rugby team will compete in its first-ever sevens competition, as the Spartans will compete in the prestigious West Coast Sevens Treasure Island tournament Saturday and Sunday in San Francisco, Calif.

 

The Spartans are in a pool with the defending tournament champion University of California, Berkeley as well as the University of San Diego and San Jose State University.

 

TWU’s roster is a freshman-laden squad, with all but two players – Khyree Poole (El Cajon, Calif.) and Garrett Sheperd (El Dorado Hills, Calif.) – competing in their first years of eligibility.

 

SCHEDULE

Day 1 | Saturday | October 19th

10 a.m. | TWU vs. San Diego

12:20 p.m. | TWU vs. California

3:20 p.m. | TWU vs. San Jose State

 

ROSTER

Ethan Bernardin – Langley, B.C. | R.E. Mountain Secondary

Daniel Clement – Edmonton, Alta. | Edmonton Clansmen

Ben Graci – Edmonton, Alta. | Nor’westers AA

Ben Hus – Calgary, Alta. | Ernest Manning High School

Ethan Kelt – Port Coquitlam, B.C. | United Rugby Club

Erik Niebuhr – Surrey, B.C. | Bayside Sharks

Khyree Poole – El Cajon, Calif. | OMBAC Rugby

Markus Rauch – Abbotsford, B.C. | Robert Bateman Secondary

Nate Schroeder – West Kelowna, B.C. | Mount Boucherie Secondary

Garrett Sheperd – El Dorado Hills, Calif. | Gentlemen of Aspen RFC

Jacob Sousa – Langley, B.C. | R.E. Mountain Secondary

David Wegert – Langley, B.C. | R.E. Mountain Secondary