New England Free Jacks have utilized Chris Frazier at both No.8 and at wing. The 28-year-old athlete is 6’3″ and 225 lbs.
Chris is from Port Tobacco, Maryland and attended Lackey High School. He played football there and was awarded a scholarship for football as an outside linebacker at Northeastern University. He attended from 2009-2014 and began playing rugby while there. He won All-Conference honors, was the team’s 15s and 7s captain, and was the first player at Northeastern to be named as an All-American in rugby 7s.
Chris played rugby with the Northeast Academy beginning in 2013 and also played for the New England Prime Sevens team. He played rugby 7s with the All-Americans in the Rugbytown 7s in 2014 and with Tiger Rugby in 2018.
Chris attended his first USA Rugby High-Performance Camp in 2014. He was selected for the 2017 Dubai Sevens Men’s Elite Tournament and played with Kukri Cobra Select. He also played in the Rainforest 7s with Northeast Academy.
In 2018 he was selected for the USA Falcons South America tour and the Las Vegas Invitational, but withdrew due to injury. He later played in the AF International Sevens Tournament in Manchester, UK with the USA. He also helped Mystic River in 2018 to a third-place finish at USA Club 7s Nationals, after earlier winning the Division 1 Club 15s, as they did in 2016. Chris also played in the 2018 Hong Kong 10s with Tiger Rugby and with the USA Falcons at the 2018 Rugbytown 7s.
In addition to playing with Mystic River, Chris played professionally for the Boston Mystics in 2018 and the New England Free jacks in their first two exhibition matches against the Ontario ARrows and Rugby United New York. He will be a key member of the Free jacks during their 2019 exhibition season.
Chris was also involved coaching Northeastern University at the 2019Las Vegas Invitational. The team went 5-1 and won the Plact Championship.
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