The Utah Warriors have signed Calvin Whiting for the 2019 Major League Rugby season. The 23-year-old center is 6’1″ and 222 lbs.
Calvin is from Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. He attended Fourways High School, Lone Peak High School, and then moved to Utah and played for United High School Rugby Club. He was a three-time High School All-American and the team captain. United also won a National Championship.
He attended Brigham Young University from 2015-2019, as a Management major. He was an All-American in 2015, won the National Title in 2015, and was an All-American HonableMention in 2017.
On February 25, 2017, he made his debut for the USA Rugby men’s national team against Chile in the Americas Rugby Championship.
Calvin has had several years of high-performance rugby matches under his belt and will be a welcome addition for the Utah Warriors in 2019.