BIRTHPLACE: STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO
WEIGHT: 270 LBS
Chris Baumann attended Steamboat Springs High School, where he played football as an offensive lineman and also played ice hockey before graduating in 2005. He went on to attend the University of Wyoming and played rugby from 2005-2006, before leaving for Scotland.
Chris made his USA National Team debut against Tonga on July 19, 2015, in the Pacific Nations Cup. Between 2015 and 2018 Eagles 464 would play in 25 tests, starting 16, and scoring 2 tries, including one in the 2015 Rugby World Cup. The last of his tests was against rival Canada on June 23, 2018, in Halifax, Nova Scotia
In 2020 he played for the Austin Blacks in an MLR preseason match against the Austin Gilgronis. In October/November of 2020 Baumann player for the Ohio Aviators Tens in the World Tens Series in Bermuda.
Baumann is a lethal and aggressive player on the rugby field. He joined SD Legion in the 2021 season as an impressive prop with great knowledge of the game. We are thrilled to have Baumann return to San Diego for the 2022 MLR season.