Men’s Collegiate All-Americans name full squad for match with All-Canadian University XVs in Glendale

First, Second and Third Team All-American honors will be announced following the game

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GLENDALE, CO. – Following the first two phases of Selection Camp 2019, the Men’s Collegiate All-Americans have been named for one final assembly and matchup with All-Canadian University XVs on July 27, KO 3 PM MT, at Infinity Park in Glendale, CO.

The game will serve as a curtain-raiser to the senior Men’s National Team’s test match against rival-Canada. Tickets are on sale now at usarugby.org/tickets with both games broadcast LIVE on NBC Sports Gold

Head Coach James Willocks has selected 25 players for Glendale, primarily chosen from last month’s camps held in Norco, CA and New Rochester, NY.

Camps served as the first two phases of the second-annual Men’s Collegiate All-American Selection Camp with the match in Glendale serving as the final round. After the contest, First, Second and Third team All-American honors will be named.

“This years process has been very expansive and has allowed us to access a greater portion of the collegiate landscape,” said Willocks. “Our regional camps and games against Toronto and RUNY academy sides provided a great platform to identify emerging talent. We are excited for the challenge ahead against international competition and to build on the success of last year’s assemblies.”

The Men’s Collegiate All-American program has long been a coveted honor and important feeder to the senior U.S. Men’s National Team in both 7s and XVs. In order for players to attend assemblies, financial support from the community is crucial to lower or potentially fully cover costs. To make a contribution to the USA Men’s Collegiate All-Americans contact James Willocks at jwillocks@usarugby.org.

MEN

PLAYER NAMEMichael Dabulas Flyhalf Penn State
Michael de Waal Flanker Lindenwood
Calvin Gentry Center / Wing Arkansas State
Matthew Gordon Lock / Back Row  Mary Washington
Robert Irimescu Hooker Penn State
Troy Lockyear Fullback  Cal
Tavite Lopeti Center St Mary’s of California
Jack Manzo Hooker  Cal
Santiago Mascolo Lock / Back Row  Iona College
Harry Masters Scrumhalf  Mary Washington
Alec McDonnell Prop  Lindenwood
Nic Mirhashem Flanker  Cal
Julian Montes Prop  Life
Ronan Murphy Back row  St Mary’s
Thorne O’Connell Utility  Kutztown
Karem Odeh Prop  Life
Tanner Pope Prop  Arkansas State
Cristian Rodriguez Wing  Lindenwood
Payton Telea-Ilalio Prop  St Mary’s
Bronson Teles Lock  Arizona
Duncan Van Shalkwyk Flyhalf  Life
Wesley White Flanker  Lindenwood
Mitchell Wilson Center / Fullback  Life
Sean Yacoubian Scrumhalf  St Mary’s of California
Connor Mooneyham Wing  Life

MEN’S COLLEGIATE ALL-AMERICAN STAFF

Head Coach | James Willocks
Assistant Coach | Blake Bradford
Assistant Coach | Justin Hundley
Assistant Coach | Paul Emerick
Strength and Conditioning | Jim Haley
Performance Analyst | Paul Caron
Team Manager | Kevin McCorry