USA Rugby has released the rosters for the USA Rugby Collegiate All-American Sevens squad. Fourteen players were selected for the roster and all fourteen of them come from D1A programs. In total there are eleven programs represented including new-comer, American International College (AIC).
D1A did not only have a presence in the All-American squad, they also had its players joining the Men’s Falcons, a developmental side that feeds its athletes in the USA Men’s s 7s side. In total, there were seventeen players from thirteen D1A programs selected to these prestigious teams.
Both the Falcons and the Collegiate All-Americans will participate in the Rugby Town 7s, which will be played from August 24-26, at Infinity Park, Glendale, Colorado. Rugby Town 7s is tournament that attract teams from around the globe.
In the All-Americans’ pool they will be up against the Bermuda Sevens team, Denver 7s selects, Sacramento Eagles and Washington Athletic Club. The Falcons will play the British Army, Cayman Islands, North American Tsunami Sport Barbarians and the Ramblin Jesters from London, England.
The Full List of D1A players selected can be found below.
Collegiate All-Americans 7s
|Philip Dalke||United States Naval Academy|
|Nick Feakes||Lindenwood University|
|Justin Johnson||Life University|
|Jihad Khabir||American International College|
|Aaron Matthews||St. Mary’s College of California|
|Deion Mikesell||Lindenwood University|
|D’Montae Noble||Kutztown University|
|Thomas Robles||University of California, Berkeley|
|Cristian Rodriguez||Lindenwood University|
|Kyle Rogers||University of Arizona|
|Cameron Troxler||Louisiana State University|
|Marcus Tupuola||Notre Dame College|
|Harley Wheeler||Life University|
|Zach Young||Arkansas State University|
Men’s Falcons D1A Representatives
|Ben Broselle||University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)|
|Maceo Brown||Grand Canyon University|
|Vili Helu||St. Mary’s College of California|