Player Profile: Diego Maquieira

Diego "BigBaby" Maquieira

May 27, 2014

Name: Diego Armando Maquieira

Nickname: D

Age: 23

Height: 6’00″

Weight: 225

Position: Forward

How I Got Into Rugby: After football was no longer available after freshman year, I looked for an alternative. I was instantly hooked after my first practice with Northeastern and haven’t looked back.

My Favorite Thing about Rugby: I have made friends from all corners of the world, and where ever I go in the future, if I want to make friends I just need to find the nearest rugby pitch.

Favorite Athlete: Lionel Messi

Favorite Food: Mama’s Empanadas

Favorite Movie: The Rugrats Movie

An Interesting Fact About Myself: I sang a solo in my high school’s spring musical during my junior year. I don’t think anyone would refer to me as the songbird of my generation, though.

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