For Immediate Release
July 8, 2011
MEN’S ALL-AMERICANS NAMED FOR SERIES OPENER AGAINST NEW ZEALAND UNIVERSITIES
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The 22 Men's Collegiate All-Americans set to suit up against the New Zealand Universities Touring side on Saturday have been named. The game will kick off on Saturday July 9, 2011 at 3 p.m. at The Little Q, the home of Old Mission Bay Athletic Club (OMBAC).
The All-Americans have been in camp this week at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. to prepare for the Series.
In addition to rugby-specific skill work and training, the All-Americans visited a Navy training center in the area and took part in a workout used by the elite operations force, the Navy SEALS.
The All-Americans will play two more matches after Saturday’s fixture. The last two matches will take place on July 13 at Harder Stadium in Santa Barbara, Calif. and Steuber Rugby Stadium in Stanford on July 16.
Men’s Collegiate All-Americans
15 Blaine Scully (University of California – Berkeley)
14 Peter Tiberio (University of Arizona)
13 Duncan Kelm (San Diego State)
12 Gareth Jones (Temple University)
11 Dustin Muhn (University of California – Berkeley)
10 JP Eloff (Davenport University)
9 Chris Saint (Penn State)
1 Mike Su’a (BYU)
2 Zach Fenoglio (Loyola Marymount)
3 James Besser (University of California – Berkeley)
4 Chris Parker (Texas A&M)
5 Nate Brakeley (Dartmouth)
6 Garrett Lambert (Life University)
7 Derek Asbun (University of California – Berkeley)
8 Ryan Roundy (BYU)
16 Matt Crawford (St. Mary’s College of California)
17 Andy Cooke (St. Mary’s College of California)
18 Ray Forrester (BYU)
19 Mark Bonham (BYU)
20 Cam Dolan (Life University)
21 Pat Sullivan (Arkansas State)
22 Kyle Grossheider (Life University)
23 Benji Goff (University of Tennessee)
2011 MEN’S COLLEGIATE ALL-AMERICANS v. NEW ZEALAND UNIVERSITIES SUMMER TOUR
July 9: Little Q (Old Mission Bay Athletic Club) | 3 p.m.
July 13: Harder Stadium (UC- Santa Barbara) | 6:30 p.m.
July 16: Steuber Rugby Stadium (Stanford University) | 1 p.m.
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