Mathias Conners Says “YES” to Memphis!

Mathias Conners signed a letter of intent on May 16, 2017 to join the University of Memphis Rugby program.  Mathias is a 2017 Storm All-Star and has been chosen to play for the Memphis Rugby High School All-Stars on June 9th.  

Mathias signing with his parents

So far, Mathias has the longest playing career of any Memphis recruit having played for the Storm program for the past 7 years.  He has played most positions through his career, but he excels at hooker, flanker and scrum half.

A multi sport student athlete, Mathias has also competed in soccer, baseball and basketball while achieving an Academic Excellence Award scoring 31+ on his recent ACT. He participated in the Health Occupational Students of America club at Brighton High School and has been a long term member of the Holly Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

“He is a scrappy kid and has a great feel for the game “said Coach Josh Gardner at the signing.  “He has been a pleasure to coach.”

Mathias is planning to study biology while at Memphis. He joins the Memphis Tigers with fellow Storm players, Ramon Cantu and Cameron Walker.

Ramon, Mathias and Cameron

The Memphis Rugby team is excited about the committment that Mathias is making with Memphis. We look forward to having him on the team.

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