The New England Free Jacks re-singed Steven Hinshaw for the 2020 Major League Rugby season. The 23-year-old hooker is 6’2″ and 245 lbs.
Steve was born in Mishawaka, Indiana and moved to La Jolla, California where he attended the Bishop’s School in San Diego from 2009-2014. While there, he played baseball and football.
He then attended Dartmouth College from 2014-2018, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. While at Dartmouth, he was exposed to rugby and played for three years. He was co-captain of the team in 2017 and 2018. He also helped the team advance to the D1AA National Final.
Steve then played for Mystic River Rugby Club and for the New England Free Jacks during their 2018 exhibition matches. He was named to start at hooker for the Car Cup against the Connacht Eagles and continued to contribute to the team in 2019.
Steve currently serves as a healthcare consultant for Commonwealth Health Advisors. He is one of three hookers on the Free Jacks team and hopes to contribute to the team’s success both on and off the field in 2020.