Player Profile: Corin Wakefield

What's your favorite UT Rugby memory?

Starting my first varsity match against Texas A&M. I was lined up opposite one of my best friends from high school and long time teammate. It was a special moment to be able to compete against him at this level.

Why did you start playing rugby? What are your favorite rugby memories before you started playing for UT?

Both my dad and two older brothers were rugby players and, coming from England, there has always been a connection with the sport. My favorite memory would be winning the Texas State Championship against rivals Lake Travis.

What do you like the most about our program? How does it shape up to other programs you have been involved with?

UT Rugby is so special because of its inclusive nature. We are a community of teammates but also friends and so its a really amazing group to be a part of. We push each other to be better both on and off the field.

Favorite memory from UT in general?

Getting in

How has rugby shaped your Longhorn experience?

Rugby has had an enormous impact on my college experience. It has allowed me to meet some great friends and grow as an individual.

What do you plan to do once you're out of college?

Absolutely no idea

Advice for new players or any rugby player in general?

Don't wear a scrum cap if you're a back

Favorite food? Weird fact about you?

I'm a big sushi guy. I write with my left hand but do everything else with my right.

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