Austin Gilgronis will begin their regular season this weekend and it is possible that Colby Stevens, who played in the 2020 preseason matches, could play for the team in 2020. The 28-year-old scrumhalf is 5’7″ and 180 lbs.
Colby played in the final 2019 regular-season match against the Seattle Seawolves. He also plays with the Life West Gladiators.
Colby is from Ben Lomond, California and attended Valley Christian High School and played with Silicon Valley RFC in 2005-2006. He then played D1A rugby with Saint Mary’s of California from 2009-2014 and majored in Economics.
While at Saint Mary’s, he received the Jack Walston Ironman Award (2013-14) for the player who most embodies the team. He also won the Most Improved Player Award (2011-12). Colby played both 7s and 15s and competed in the D1A National Championship from 2012-2014. He captained the B and C sides and was nominated for the Collegiate All-Americans in 2014.
During Summer 2013 he played rugby 7s for the San Jose Seahawks and following his graduation, he played with Metropolis RFC for the 2014-2015 season. He played 7s with San Francisco Golden Gate Rugby Club during Summer 2015 before moving to Ireland to play with Monkstown RFC in Dublin for the 2015-2016 season. Since 2016 he has played with San Francisco Golden Gate Rugby Club in the Pacific Rugby Premiership.