Meet the Team

Alexander Berry, Sophmore
Hometown: Lynbrook, NY
Position: Wing

I’m a Health Sciences major on a Pre-Pa track. Before playing rugby I played baseball and football in High School. If you want some fun facts I was related to Angua MacAskill who is known to be the largest human as well as I was top 10 in the world at a time in the video game Terraria. My hobbies most include weightlifting and eating. I commonly go by White Lightning.

Danny DeGennaro, Senior
Hometown: Clifton Park, NY
Position: Inside Center

I am an electrical engineering student who thinks vegetables are pretty cool.

Evan Gauer, Sophmore
Hometown: Clifton Park, NY
Position: Flanker

This will be my third year of Rugby. I love the competition and camaraderie this sport has. I look forward to my future as a seawolf!

Jarod Pike, Junior
Hometown: Ticonderoga, NY
Position: Lock

Political Science major, played football and track and field in high school.

John Kavanagh, Junior
Hometown: Bronx, NY
Position: Scrumhalf, Wing

My real name is John, but everyone calls me Jack. I’m a double major in philosophy and psychology and hope to one day get into research, writing and entrepreneurship. I started playing rugby my freshman year and didn’t know a thing about the sport, but the more I’ve learned about it and the more I’ve played it’s become a passion of mine and am honored to be playing with such a fantastic group of guys.

Joshua Cruz, Senior
Hometown: Floral Park
Position: Wing

Biochem Major Pre PA

Peter J. Duffy Jr. , Senior
Hometown: Stony Brook, NY
Position: Fullback

Loves math, military history, and science. Wants to run an Ultra-marathon before he dies.

Ridwan (Ido) Saharyunma , Senior
Hometown: Jakarta, Indonesia
Position: Scrum-half

I’ve played Rugby since I was in 8th Grade. I’ve represented Indonesia at the Youth Level

Tyler Hickman, Junior
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Position: Prop

Economics major, nicknamed TJ, favorite color is red

Steven Murphy, Senior
Hometown: Northport NY
Position: Inside Center

Quiet guy, enjoys fishing, skiing and hiking. Doesn’t shy away from contact

Michael LaBarbera, Captain, Grad Student
Hometown: Valley Stream, NY
Position: Outside Center

I was a 3 sport varsity player in high school, taking part in football, baseball, and wrestling.

Daniel Schreck , Grad Student
Hometown: Nassau County, NY
Position: Inside Center, Flanker

Studying mechanical engineering. Played baseball, track, cross country, and football in high school.

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