New Mexico Highlands - Collegiate Rugby Championship

New Mexico Highlands


Jersey Number
(in order)
Last NameFirst NamePronunciation
(if needed)
(Fr., So, Jr. or Sr.)
HeightWeightYears Playing RugbyMajor
1AldretePhilJr.6'22053Criminal Justice
2AragonMartinSo.6'02102Health Education
3SmithEarlGrad5'82005Clinical mental health
4UballezDanielFr.6'12401Graphic Design
6GraciaLawrenceJr.6'02151Criminal Justice/Pre Law
10MathewsAnthonyGrad6'31754Buisness Admin
11MathisTajSr.5'91851Media Arts
12ParksIanJr.5'101551Computer Science
13StallworthJustinGrad5'91933Clinical mental health

Captain: Earl Smith

Team Colors: Black&White

Team Nickname: Vatos

Location (city, state): Las Vegas NM

Rugby Union Representing: Rocky Mountain Conference / Frontier League
Names of Coaches (head, assistants): Brandon Rey Bill Hayward

Current 7s Only Won-Loss Record and all tournament results: 34-5

Team Summary

The Vatos Rugby club was establish back in 1991 by Ernest Dick Greene. The club has been together for 27 years strong building character, leadership, brotherhood and detecting hard work and community service in the small of Las Vegas NM. The club has two back to back National titles. Also have a former Vato Kevon Williams who is currently playing for the USA Eagles. The most important thing about this club is that 80% of the players graduate with their college degrees and become good citizens in society and great gentlemen.