Frisco’s Cook describes journey to Major League Rugby stardom

Antonio Olivero   21-Apr-2018   Justin Purdy

Frisco’s Cook describes journey to Major League Rugby stardom

SUMMIT COUNTY — Thirteen years before he made his debut as a member of the Glendale Raptors Major League Rugby club on Saturday, Frisco native Connor Cook faced off against his first professional athlete: Colorado Avalanche enforcer Scott Parker.

Back during the lockout of 2004-05, a then-teenaged Cook was a huge fan of the National Hockey League club, which won a Stanley Cup championship with Parker four years prior.

And during a Summit Lightning youth hockey practice, Parker dished out the kind of physical play and toughness Cook has since embraced as not only a professional rugby player, but as a college football player as well.

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