Garrett Bender

Garrett Bender
  • Caps: 11
  • Birthday: 12/02/91
  • Position: Forward
  • Height: 6'4"
  • Weight: 225
  • Club: Men's Eagles Sevens
  • College: Minneapolis, MN
  • High School: Southside (Minneapolis, Minn.)
  • Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
  • Twitter: @rugbybender
Bender captained Washburn to a championship in the Minnesota high school state rugby championship. He was recruited as a linebacker at St. Cloud State but shifted focus to rugby soon after. Bender was playing for the Eastside Banshees at the 2011 Men’s Club 7s National Championship when he was seen by selectors for the Midwest All-Star Sevens team. He earned recognition in the Men’s Eagles Sevens pool in October 2011.