Athlete Profile: Michael Kengmana
Michael “Trixie” Kengmana
Hometown: New York City, NY
Team: Men’s Rugby
3 favorite things about Kenyon:
- The chicken patties
- The people
3 least favorite things about Kenyon:
- Peirce when there aren’t any chicken patties
- The steps of Ascension
- Kyle McDonald
Q: Favorite part of the team?
A: My teammates!
Q: Why is rugby the best sport ever?
A: Because of the group I play with.
Q: But the sport as a whole?
A: No other sport demands the support of your teammates as much.
Q: Best Kenyon rugby memory?
A: Singing Macy Gray after winning the Pittsburgh tournament.
Q: How did you get involved with rugby at Kenyon?
A: I walked onto Peirce lawn, met a bunch of really hairy rugby guys, and I joined the team. That’s basically it.
Q: Did the hair have anything to do with your decision to join?
A: Yeah, they had really cool beards.
Q: Did you have a beard?
A: Maybe one day I will…
Q: The pitch is a really long walk, why should we go to your games?
A: Because we’re a bunch of really attractive young men who really care about each other and it shows on the field.