The Houston Strikers are pleased to announce the signing of Diego Armando Maquieira, an Alumni of Northeastern Men's Rugby. More recently Diego has been playing for Mystic River Rugby Club where he was a prominent member of the 2016 USA Club Rugby Division 1 National Championship winning team.
"I would like to thank Coach Fitzpatrick and the Houston Strikers organization for giving me the opportunity to be play the game I love at the next level. I'm excited to learn from new coaches, meet new teammates, move to the city of Houston, and be a part of something new and exciting in Major League Rugby."
Coach Fitzpatrick said, "Diego is a big athletic hooker that has proven himself to be both a leader and cornerstone for both his college program at Northeastern and more recently for Mystic River. I am excited to have him join us at the Strikers and to help him fulfill on his undoubted potential."