Meet the 2021 NOLA Gold Draft Picks
Round 1 Pick 11
University: Arkansas State University
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Height: 71 inches
USA South Panthers VS. Nola Gold - November 2020
Beat Nola, Started as Hooker
Arkansas State University - 2016-2021
Started as a hooker freshman year against Cal in Varsity Cup: 2016-2017
Selected as Captain: 2020-2021
USA South U19 - 2015-2016 and 2016-2017
Won RAN Tournament started as Hooker both times
NC All-Star Varsity Team- 2015-2016
Started as hooker
NC All-star JV Team-2013-201
Round 2 Pick 22
Position: Scrum Half
University: Pennsylvania State University
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Height: 74 inches
2021 North American Invitation 7's Champions Salt Lake City with team Oasis
PSU Men's Rugby 2018-2021
CRC's 2019 PSU Men's Rugby
PSU Berks Men's Rugby 2016-2018 (Captain and Club President under Head Coach Mark Dawson)
Selected for MARC Collegiate Men's All-Star Team 2017
Selected for MARC West All-Stars team 2017
NSCRO All-Conference Team 2016
Denver Black Dragons 7's 2017
Counties Manukau Under 18's 2016 (NZ)
Papakura Premier Men's Rugby Club 2015-2016 (NZ)
Sacred Heart College High School, Auckland 2010-2015 (NZ)
Auckland School Boys 4A Champions 2015
Junior Rugby for Waiuku Rugby Club and Pukekohe Rugby Club 2008-2010
Round 3 Pick 30
Position: Fly Half
University: American International College
Hometown: Elkhorn, WI
Height: 70 inches
I was a four-year varsity player in high school.
Three state finals appearances, Man of Match honor in the state final as a senior in 2017.
Three-year player for Team Wisconsin Selects, U-17 and U-19,
Team Wisconsin Captain honor in 2017.
FloRugby Top 25 Scrum-half 2017.
3rd Place finish at Rocky Mountain RCT 2017.
A four-year starter at AIC, three-year Captain: Associate Captain as a sophomore 2018-2019.
Backs Captain 2019-2020 as a junior.
Vice-Captain 2020-2021 senior year.
Selected to represent Northeast Academy in the 2018 New York Sevens Tournament.
Helped bring AIC to a conference championship in the fall of 2018 and a second-place finish at College 7s Nationals in Spring 2019.
2019 Milwaukee Rugby team - Won 2nd in the Midwest 7s Championship series and competed at the Men's Club 7s National Championship.
Thank you to The Kamp in Harahan for hosting our 2021 Draft Party and We All Asked For You catering and BBQ for providing the food!
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