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Kyle Sumsion

Sumsion, from Utah, began playing rugby in high school with the heralded United club. He continued his career at collegiate powerhouse Brigham Young University. He spent 5 years on the campus, winning a National Championship and earning All American honors each year. He was the team captain in 2014 and 2015, and coincidentally won the National Championship MVP during both of those campaigns.

Sumsion, US Eagle #450, made his national team debut while studying at BYU. His first appearance was during a Rugby World Cup qualifying match against Uruguay in late March of 2014. He has gone on to appear an additional 4 times for the squad. Sumsion joined the Sabercats in August of 2017, and captained the team throughout the inaugural season of Major League Rugby. While playing for RUNY, he will simultaneously act as an assistant coach for the United States Military Academy’s rugby program.

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Position Back Row
Height 6'2"
Weight 250
Hometown American Fork, Utah