Senior Spotlight: Matt Cozzi

Matt Cozzi

Get to know the Captain of the UConn Men’s Rugby Team in the first Senior Spotlight of 2016.

Name: Matt Cozzi
Position: Center
Hometown: Westport, CTMatthew Cozzi Uconn Rugby
Major: Finance
Favorite Movie: Step Brothers
Favorite TV Show: The Office
Favorite Food: Apples
Go to Pre game Pump-up Song: Lose Yourself by Eminem

When did you start playing rugby?
I started playing Rugby my Freshman year of High School.

How many years have you been on the team?
This is my 4th year.

What is your favorite part about playing for UConn Men’s Rugby?
My Teammates

What is your favorite memory of playing for UConn Men’s Rugby?
Traveling to play in The Beast of the East Tournament (in Rhode Island) each Spring.

What would you say to someone who is thinking about playing rugby/ what advice would you give them?
Playing rugby surrounds you with a great group of people and is a challenging sport that pushes you, but also teaches you a lot. Like most things in life you get out of this sport what you put in.

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