The Ravenwood & Webb School of Knoxville standouts will be Vols
Amid all the leadership changes, the University of Tennessee men's rugby program added two more Tennessee athletes for their 2022-2023 squad.
Stazzone played for one of Tennessee's premier high school rugby clubs: the Ravenwood Raptors. He helped the team win the 2022 D1 State Championship, as well as two other 7s State Championships. His polished rugby abilities will help make an immediate impact on the pitch.
Bonifacio on the other hand, had a different path toward playing collegiate rugby.
Bonifacio played football at Webb where he was a middle linebacker. Eventually, he was introduced to rugby and decided to start training in order to get recognized by colleges. The Vols took notice and signed him to play.
Bonifacio and Stazzone will play important roles in the Vols’ quest to defend their national championship. We look forward to seeing their collegiate careers play out.
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