GRR: Scholz Award
Eagan, Minnesota product Emmanual Albert is a finalist for the Rudy Scholz Award because he has become the foundation upon which Lindenwood's best-ever 15s season has been built.
Quiet but a leader, Albert plays lock and flanker and excels at both.
Johannesburg, South Africa native, Arkansas State scrumhalf, and Scholz Award finalist TJ van Rensburg is, said his Head Coach Jake Mizell, a dream to coach.
“Not only is he an amazing rugby player, he’s also a very good student, as well as a resident assistant for the Northpark Quads," said Mizell. "He does a great job of managing all those roles as well as being the team captain.
Jack Wendling was a star for the Chuckanut youth program in northern Washington State before joining Central Washington University.
The finalists for the 2021 Rudy Scholz Award given to the best men's collegiate rugby player in the country have been confirmed.
With coaches, team representatives, and fans helping with the vote, and with a panel of experts also voting, the list of five finalists is as follows: