SD Mustangs Rugby U10 teams champs at Cal State

The San Diego Mustangs Youth Rugby U10 Advanced Team. Back row (L-R): Assistant Coaches Dave Elliott, Ryan Wetsel, Lance Morgans, Brad Cowie, and Head Coach Guy Hagen. Middle row: Riley Elliott, Sebastien Wenger, Will Morgans, Chase Wetsel, Evan Doan, Adam Slack. Bottom row: Chad Hagen, David Carter, Cormac Cadden, Mikey Martinez, Jacque Wenger.

The San Diego Mustangs Youth Rugby U10 Advanced and Novice Teams were champions of their respective divisions at the Cal State Games Rugby Sevens Tournament held July 12 in Escondido.

The California State Games is a statewide amateur sports festival that is a grass-roots program of the U.S. Olympic Committee. Rugby Sevens will premiere as an Olympic sport in the 2016 Summer Olympics.

The San Diego Mustangs Rugby Club ( has teams ranging from U8 to U18 and runs a regular season competitive rugby program from November to May and a Summer Sevens Competitive Rugby Program from May to July. The Mustangs U10 Teams have been champions or finalists at four tournaments held throughout Southern California this summer.

The San Diego Mustangs Youth Rugby U10 Novice Team. Back row (L-R): Assistant Coaches Brad Cowie, Brendan Cadden, Chris Webber and Head Coach David Pool. Middle row: Andy Webber, Jacob Marsh, Connor Doan, Kennedy Martinez, Etan Fiedelberg. Bottom row: Ryan Newman, Declan Cadden, Judd Berman, Jackson Pool, Rocco Pool