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Name: Alejandro “Gonzo” Gonzalez

Year: Freshman

Position: Prop

Hometown: Temecula

High School: Great Oak

Major: Aerospace Engineering

Most Memorable Moment Playing Rugby: My first match against UNLV

Favorite Post-Game Meal: A Quality Sandwich

Favorite Pre-Game Music: Anything Rap

If I were an animal, I would be: Probably a slow one…

 

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Name: Joseph Krassenstein

Year: Graduate Student

Position: Center

Hometown: Shanghai, China

High School: Shanghai American School

Masters: Public Diplomacy

Club: Shanghai Rugby Football Club/ Santa Monica Rugby Club

Most Memorable Moment with USC Rugby: Seeing the Growth of the USC Rugby program

Favorite Rugby Player: Sonny Bill Williams 

Favorite Post-Game Meal: Ramen

Favorite Pre-Game Music: Meek Mill, Ice Cube, Notorious BIG, or anything that goes hard.

If I were an animal, I would be: A Monkey

Three items I would bring to a deserted island: A Fishing Pole, Speakers, and a Surf Board

Celebrity Crush: Shay Mitchell

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Name: Jonathan So

Year: Senior

Position: Lock

Hometown: Vancouver, Canada

High School: St. Georges

Major: Business 

Most Memorable Moment Playing Rugby: High School tour to Australia and New Zealand

Favorite Rugby Player: Bakkies Botha

Favorite Post-Game Meal: My Opponent’s Tears

Favorite Pre-Game Music: Tsunami – DVBBS

If I were an animal, I would be: A Velociraptor

Three items I would bring to a deserted island: A Yacht, a Satellite Phone, and Live Chickens

Celebrity Crush: Margot Robbie

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Name: Mitch Suzuki

Year: Sophomore

Position: Wing

Hometown: Summit, New Jersey

High School: The Pingry School

Major: Industrial and Systems Engineering

Most Memorable Moment Watching Rugby: When Japan beat South Africa in the Rugby World Cup.

Favorite Rugby Player: Nick Cummins

Favorite Post-Game Meal: Core Power

Favorite Pre-Game Music: Taylor Swift

If I were an animal, I would be: A Dinosaur

Three items I would bring to a deserted island: A Machete, fire, and a fishing rod.

Celebrity Crush: Silje Norendal

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Name: Marco Scavuzzo

Year: Junior

Position: Lock

Hometown: La Jolla, California

High School: La Jolla Country Day

Major: Sociology

Most Memorable Moment Playing Rugby: Watching the Rugby World Cup Finals with the University of Sydney Rugby Team

Favorite Rugby Player: Bakkies Botha 

Favorite Post-Game Meal: Roscoes

Favorite Pre-Game Music: Dr. Dre and Chief Keef

If I were an animal, I would be: A West Nile Crocodile

Three items I would bring to a deserted island: The Bible, a Rugby Ball, and a Fishing Pole

Celebrity Crush: Sofia Vergara

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Name: Cody Po’okela

Year: Senior

Position: Hooker

Hometown: Mililani, HI

High School:Kamehameha Schools

Major: Philosophy, Politics and Law

Most Memorable Moment Playing Rugby: Tackling Loa

Favorite Rugby Player: Richie McCaw

Favorite Post-Game Meal: Laulau and Poi

Favorite Pre-Game Music:Mark Keali’i Ho’omalu

If I were an animal, I would be: A Turtle 

Three items I would bring to a deserted island: An Airplane, beer, and cigarettes.

Celebrity Crush: Grace Park

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Name: Guido Scassellati

Year: Junior

Position: Scrum Half

Hometown: Rome, Italy

High School: Lycee Chateaubriand

Club: Unione Rugby Capitolina

Major: Business with emphasis on Public Relations 

Most Memorable Moment Playing Rugby: Most memorable game played is winning the Italian National Under 16 title. Favorite game I have been too was when Italy beat France 22-21 in Rome, 2011, in the 6 Nations.

Favorite Rugby Player: Mike Phillips 

Favorite Post-Game Meal: Core Power!

Favorite Pre-Game Music: I Want to Hold Your Hand by the Beatles

If I were an animal, I would be: A Honey Badger

Three items I would bring to a deserted island: A Rugby Ball, a Chicken, and a Cow

Celebrity Crush: Gigi Hadid

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Name: Austin Giles

Year: Junior

Position: Fullback

Hometown: Fort McMurray, Canada

High School: Brentwood College

Major: Business

Most Memorable Moment Playing Rugby: Winning the BC Provincial Championship in 2012

Favorite Rugby Player: James O’Connor

Favorite Post-Game Meal: Copenhagen Wintergreen (long cut)

Favorite Pre-Game Music: Taylor Swift

If I were an animal, I would be: A chinchilla

Three items I would bring to a deserted island: A boat, a compass, and a salt water filter.

Celebrity Crush: Lindsay Lohan