The San Diego Legion added former University of Arizona Collegiate All-American Kyle Rogers for the 2019 Major League Rugby season. The 23-year-old flyhalf/fullback in 6’3″ and 220 lbs.
He attended Granite Bay High School in California and graduated in 2013. Then it was on to the University of Arizona until his graduation in 2018. He was a Rudy Schulz finalist for the best collegiate rugby player in the country and was the 2018 Co-PAC Conference player of the year. he was also named the University of Arizona MVP from 2016-2018. Kyle was the team’s captain at Arizona and played with his two brothers on the team.
Look for Kyle to make an impact in the MLR in 2019. He was a reserve for the first match last week against Rugby United New York and makes his first start of the season against the Seattle Seawolves today, February 2.
Kyle also made two appearances for the Legion in 2018, coming off the bench to contribute.