The Seattle Seawolves signed Jacob Flores for the 2021 Major League Rugby season. The 31-year-old back row is 5’11” and 228 lbs.
Jacob began playing rugby in 2005 with Guam Rugby Club and represented Guam’s U19s in 2006 as a flanker. He attended Simon Sanchez High School.
He spent five years in the U.S. Army from August 2009 through August 2014 and played rugby wherever possible, especially while stationed in Germany.
After exiting the military, Jacob returned home and attended the University of Guam from 2014-2017.
Since 2014, he has represented Guam’s Men’s National Team, earning 10 caps, at the Asia Divison III East Championships and helped the team win in 2015 and 2018. He made his debut in May 2014 against Laos, with his other tests against China (3), Thailand (2), Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Indonesia, and Brunei.
In 2018 he moved to Seattle Washington and has since played with Seattle Rugby Club in the British Columbia Premiership.
Seattle Seawolves Comments
A hard-working and strong ball carrier, Flores is ready to make the professional jump with the Seawolves in Major League Rugby.
“I’m grateful to be here. Absolutely honored to represent our beautiful city of Seattle and the place where my rugby roots began in the island of Guam,” said Flores. “I send my love to all my coaches and brothers I’ve shared the pitch with, past and present. Let’s hunt!”