Val Griffeth

Position: Fullback, wing, fly-half, flanker
Years playing rugby: 10
Years playing with the surfers: 5
Rugby Honors: Club and collegiate: SD Surfer’s (2010 DI National Champions, 2006- 2008, 2010-2011) DI Club Championships MVP (2010) Collegiate All-Star (2002 and 2003), All-Star and invitational teams: SoCal 15s (2011), SoCal 7s (2008, 2010-2011), U23 7s (2002-2003, 2005), NRU 7s (2001), Various Atlantis 7s teams (2001-2007, Emil Signes), WNT: Hong Kong 7s (2003 and 2004), U23 Tours (2001 England, 2003 Edmonton)
Prior Teams/Other Teams: Denver HOGS (aka Glendale Raptors), Vassar College, Colorado College, Colorado Springs She- Wolves, New York WRFC
Occupation: Student… yes, still.
Hobbies: Putting dislocated fingers back in sockets, learning how to suture… did I mention I’m a doctor?
Likes: 6th gear, sour beer, sheets and lines, teamwork
Dislikes: $10 airport beer, sore hamstrings
Most Embarrassing Moment:diving into the try zone in my first game for vassar college thinking i would slide like they do on tv. instead i got matching scrapes on my hips.
Favorite Quote: “… the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars…” -Jack Kerouac