Zinzan Elan-Puttick #15
Elan-Puttick was born in Hartswater, South Africa and moved to Bloemfontein in 2004, where he attended Grey College. At 16, he moved to Dalhart, Texas where he played football for the local high school. In 2011- 2012 he played football for West Texas A&M University. From there he transferred to Arkansas State to play rugby for the Red Wolves from 2012- 2016
The Red Wolves were the USA Rugby Collegiate National Sevens Champions during 2012 and 2013. ZinZan was honored as a member of the All-Tournament team in 2012.
In 2013 and 2014 he was honored as a USA Rugby Collegiate Sevens All-American. He was also selected by USA Rugby as a first-team Collegiate Sevens All-American and was an honorable mention for rugby 15s in 2015-2016. After finishing his collegiate rugby career, he played with the Glendale Raptors Club Sevens team in 2016. In 2017, he joined the Austin Huns and contributed toward the team’s USA Rugby Division 1 Club National Championship. He has been with the AGs since their inaugural season in 2018, when they were known as the Austin Elite.
Previous Rugby Experience: Austin Gilgronis 2020 Team Captain, Austin Elite, Austin Huns, Arkansas State University, West Texas A&M University Football
2020 Stats: 232 minutes | 32 tackles | 91.4% Made-Tackle Percentage | 23 Carries| 182 Meters| 1 Try
|Hometown||Hartswater, South Africa|