Scholz Award Nominees Released

The nominees for the Rudy Scholz Award have been released.

The award is named after former Santa Clara rugby star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Rudy Scholz, and since 2016 has been given annually to the best men's college rugby player in the country.

Sponsored by the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle, WA, the Scholz Award is selected each spring and officially presented during a gala event in June. This year the event, once again held at the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle, will be held June 8.

The nominees were selected by a panel of college coaches and administrators, overseen by FloRugby Senior Editor Alex Goff. One nominee was voted on by the fans, and the fans will have a heavy hand in deciding the finalists.

If you are a fan, you can vote for which nominee should be a finalist in the poll below.

If you are a coach, director of rugby, or captain of a college team, you can vote for which nominee should be a finalist here >>


Nominees for the 2018-19 Rudy Scholz Award
NameSchoolPosition
Bailey AbercrombieArmyNo. 8
Spencer CraigNavyNo. 8
Eamonn MatthewsSt. BonaventureScrumhalf
Aaron MatthewsSaint Mary'sCenter/Flyhalf
Nic MirhashemCalFlanker
Tanner PopeArkansas StateProp
Matt RogersArizonaScrumhalf
Marcus ViscardiSaint Mary'sFlanker
Chance WenglewskiLindenwoodProp
Harley WheelerLifeWing
Tosh WilcoxBYUFlanker



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