2012 Collegiate All-America Sevens Teams Announced

2012 Collegiate All-America Sevens Teams Announced

BOULDER, Colo. – The USA Rugby 2012 Men’s Collegiate All-America Sevens teams have been announced. Thirty-six players were selected as First Team, Second Team and Honorable Mention All-Americans by the Sevens staff, led by Tony Pacheco, head coach of the Men’s Collegiate All-American Sevens.


The All-Americans are recognized for their excellent on field performance, a result of their tireless efforts balancing the responsibilities of being an elite college athlete and the academic demands of being a student.


The athletes were evaluated predominantly during their performances at the National Championship, USA Sevens Las Vegas Invitational and the USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship. Pacheco said he enjoys creative players who make their teammates better.


USA Rugby would like to congratulate the following All-Americans for their dedication to the sport and for an excellent collegiate season that earned them recognition in college rugby.


First Team  
Patrick Blair Central  Washington
Nate Brakeley  Dartmouth
Colton Cariaga  Life
Cam Dolan  Life
JP Eloff  Davenport
Madison Hughes  Dartmouth
Zach Mizell  Arkansas State
Don Pati  Utah
Tim Stanfill  Central Washington
Trevor Tanifum  Maryland
Brett Thompson  Arizona
Peter Tiberio  Arizona
Second Team  
Tim Acker  Kutztown
Jake Anderson  Cal
Steyne Benade  Arkansas State
Paul Bosco  Cal
Derek Fish  Dartmouth
Brad Harrington  Cal
Bubba Jones  St. Mary's
Luke Lahman  Colorado
Tonata Lauti  Utah
Jake McFadden  Life
Danie Swanepoel  Arkansas State
Darrian Woodson  Life
Honorable Mention  
Ryan Hargraves Davenport
Bobby Impson  Oklahoma
Paul Jarvis  Dartmouth
Seamus Kelly  Cal
Jimmy Kowalski  Delaware
Eric Luikens  Texas
Glen Maricelli  Life
Chris Mattina  Delaware
Kingsley McGowan  St. Mary's
Landis Nasser  Cal Poly
Andrew Nelson  Central Washington 
Shaun Potgieter  Arkansas State

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