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Vols announce 1st 2019 commitments

By MTB, 12/10/18, 3:45PM EST

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Andrew Turk and Grayson Wallace set to become Vols

The University of Tennessee is pleased to announce the first commitments for the 2019-2020 class of Rugby Volunteers.

Houston High School's Andrew Turk and Nolensville High School's Grayson Wallace announce their commitment to attend the University of Tennessee and play rugby for the Volunteers in the Fall of 2019.

"Andrew and Grayson are both from top notch high school programs and have been excellent students in the classroom and on the rugby field so we are very pleased they have selected Tennessee" - UT Head Coach Marty Bradley

Grayson Wallace

Grayson Wallace has committed to play rugby for the Volunteers in 2019.  The 6'1" 205 lb Lock/Flanker plays his high school rugby under Head Coach Rich Boone of the Ravenwood Rugby Club.

Wallace follows a long list of Ravenwood Raptors to continue their education and rugby at Tennessee including his older brother, Graham, who will be a junior for the Vols this fall.

Grayson will study Computer Engineering at the University of Tennessee. 

Andrew Turk

Andrew Turk has committed to attending the University of Tennessee and playing rugby for the Volunteers in 2019.  The 6'2" 204 lb flanker/lock plays his high school rugby under Head Coach Kevin Roedel of the Germantown Rugby Club.  

Turk is fresh off a Tennessee High School 7s and 15s state championship so he arrives with the same expectation of success that is a foundation of Tennessee Rugby.  

Andrew will major in Linguistics at the University of Tennessee.