Garrett Bender

Garrett Bender
  • Caps: 5
  • Position: Forward
  • Height: 6'4
  • Weight: 220
  • Club: Men's Eagles Sevens
Captained the team that won Minnesota high school state rugby championship..Was third-ranked linebacker in Minnesota with 101 solo tackles and 49 assists, he also had four sacks, three interceptions, and seven forced fumbles...recruited to play linebacker at St. Cloud State..Shifted focus to rugby and caught the eye of selectors at 2011 Men's Club Sevens National Championship when he was playing with the Eastside Banshees..Made Midwest All-Star Sevens team in 2011..Named to USA Men's Eagle Sevens pool in October 2011...Signed a full-time training contract with USA Rugby in January 2012..