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Michael Nettleton- 2018 Kevin Higgins College Scholarship Grant Recipient

By US Rugby Foundation, 12/18/18, 9:00AM EST


Congratulations to Mike Nettleton, Fishers High School Boys Rugby player (class of 2018) and RugbyIndiana Alumni, on winning the 2018 Kevin Higgins College Scholarship Grant.

Nettleton was a four-year varsity starter and three-year captain for the Fishers High School rugby team in Fishers, Indiana. He helped lead his team to back-to-back Indiana Division 1 State championship games in 2015 and 2016; ultimately taking home the hardware in 2016. His resume is marked with multiple All-State selections, Most Valuable Player and Best Back awards, and a U.S.A Rugby All-American nod. As an All-American, he participated in the 2017 British Columbia tour and 2018 winter camp matches versus Canada. He was also a member of the Indy Speed Rugby Club and participated in the Eagle Impact Rugby Academy Midwest.

Michael graduated from Fishers High School in the spring of 2018 with a 3.74 GPA. Aside from rugby, Michael played four years of football at Fishers High School. When he wasn’t on the pitch or in the classroom, he was an active member of CRU Youth Group, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and German Club.

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