Seattle Seawolves Sign Taylor Krumrei

Seattle Seawolves & Taylor Krumrei

The Seattle Seawolves signed University of Oregon graduate and Seattle Saracens lock, Taylor Krumrei. He is 6’5″ tall and weighs 245 pounds.

Taylor Krumrei began playing rugby his senior year in high school for Lamorinda Rugby Club in Moraga, California. He attended Campolindo High School from 2006 until he graduated in 2010. He then went on to play in college at the University of Oregon from 2010 to 2014 where he graduated majoring in Human Physiology.

After graduating, Krumrei moved to Seattle to play for the Seattle Saracens for the last two years with the exception of a four-month period in 2017 when he trained with the Waikato Premier Rugby Club in New Zealand. He has since returned to Seattle and has begun training with the Seawolves.

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Head Coach Tony Healy said, “Taylor’s height and strength is an important contribution to our forward pack. His aggressive style of play will help significantly with our close field play in our upcoming matches.”

Krumrei said, “I’m very grateful and excited for the opportunity to join the Seawolves. I am looking forward to the work ahead and being a part of the growth of Professional Rugby in North America.”

Seattle Seawolves

 

A founding member of Major League Rugby (MLR), the Seattle Seawolves kick off their inaugural season in 2018 at Starfire Stadium in Tukwila, Washington. With an ownership group led by Seattle-based entrepreneurs Adrian Balfour and Shane Skinner, the organization strives to develop, cultivate and expand the game of rugby in the U.S. while fostering discipline, duty, respect and a spirit of inclusion both on and off the pitch. Through community outreach efforts, the Seattle Seawolves fulfill a key pillar of the franchise’s philosophy, enriching Puget Sound region youth through engagement, leadership, and service.

Select Major League Rugby games will be televised on the CBS Sports Network as part of an exclusive, multi-year television partnership between MLR and the television network. Season tickets are now on sale; to purchase, please visitwww.SeattleSeawolves.com.

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