The squad of players who will compete for spots on the USA Rugby Men’s Collegiate All-American traveling squad has been named. The players will assemble in Houston, Texas from June 21-24, 2012 in conjunction with the Men’s Senior National Team’s final June test match against Italy.
With the National Team staff on hand, USA MCAAs Head Coach Matt Sherman will put the athletes through four days of camp activities that will consist of strength and conditioning testing, individual skill development, unit work, and conclude with a camp scrimmage.
Sherman and his staff will select 26 players that will travel to Ireland in early August to take on Munster’s and Leinster’s academy sides.
Selection to the Men’s Collegiate All-Americans touring squad is an honor to be sure, but it also indicates an athlete moving one step closer to the Men’s National Team. A proven pipeline focusing on player development and talent identification, the All-American program is contributing heavily to the current senior National Team squad. In fact, 13 of the 22 players dressing for the Eagles’ match against Italy on Saturday are former All-Americans.
The future Eagles will get to watch the current Eagles in action on Saturday, giving the All-Americans a glance of what it’s like to be an international rugby athlete.
USA Rugby Men’s Collegiate All-American Camp Roster | June 21-24
Nick Mostyn (Utah)
Jamie Kelm (San Diego State)
Jake Mizell (Arkansas State)
OJ Auimatagi (Life University)
Mike Shepherd (Utah)
Glen Maricelli (Life University)
Jamie Gregory (Kutztown)
Demacus Beach (Davenport)
Jack Bristol (Air Force)
Nate Brakeley (Dartmouth)
Ryan Hargraves (Davenport)
Lester Soloai (Utah)
Jordan Badia-Bellinger (Claremont College)
Mike Erickson (Penn State)
Steyne Benade (Arkansas State)
John Hellman (Penn State)
Alex Menke (Stanford University)
Alec Gletzer (UC-Santa Barbara)
Robert Carlson (St. Mary’s College of California)
James Lynch (Life University)
Shaun Potgieter (Arkansas State)
Robert Hayslip (Arkansas State)
Nick Svob (Arizona)
Seamus Seifring (Navy)
Chris Saint (Penn State)
Paul Bosco (Cal)
Conor Mils (Texas A&M)
Sam Sirrell (UCLA)
Dean Gericke (Arkansas State)
Nick Evans (Tennessee)
Kalei Konrad (San Diego State)
James Gallo (UC-Santa Barbara)
Tim Stanfill (Central Washington)
Jake Anderson (Cal)
Mathius Harris (Lindenwood University)
Tonata Lauti (Utah)
Pat Sullivan (Arkansas State)
Luke Hickey (Ohio State)
Zac Mizell (Arkansas State)
Tim Maupin (St. Mary’s College of California)
Joe Cowley (Life University)
Jake McFadden (Life University)
Matthew Jensen (Western Washington)
Cody Naber (Arizona)
Darrian Woodson (Life University)
Jack MCCaullife (Navy)
Unavailable for selection
Mikey Su’a (BYU)
Mike Lawrenson (Kutztown)
TJ Allred (BYU)
Kyle Sumison (BYU)
Brendan Daly (Cal)
Sean Paterson (Arkansas State)
Matt Crawford (St. Mary’s College of California)
Kevin Holland-McCann (UC-Davis)
Paul Bester (Life University)
Scott Metcalf (Utah)
Kyle Stroman (Indiana)
Patrick Latu (San Mateo City College)
Fernando Assing (Texas)
Danny Barrett (Cal)
Shaun Davies (BYU)
Will Holder (Army)
Madison Hughes (Dartmouth)
Kingsley McGowan (St. Mary’s College of California)
Dylan Lubbe (BYU)
Anthonty Lombardo (Cal)
Don Pati (Utah)
Hoeseki Kofe (BYU)
Colton Cariaga (Life)
Paul Lasike (BYU)
James Jones (St. Mary’s College of California)
Joe Baker (Penn State)
JP Eloff (Davenport)
Luke Lahman (Colorado)
Luke Markovich (Miami)
Karl Crist (Army)
Ray Forrester (BYU)
Andrew Cooke (St. Mary’s College of California)
Ryan Roundy (BYU)
Cam Dolan (Life University)
Hynia Leaaetoa (BYU)
Seamus Kelly (Cal)
Men’s College All-Americans Staff
Matt Sherman (Head Coach)
Matt Huckaby (Forwards Coach)
Phillip Eloff (Backs Coach)
Craig Brown (Manager)
Chris Mizer, MS AT (Trainer)
Thomas Caldwell (Athletic Trainer)
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