NSCRO Men’s All-Americans & Rising Stars

NSCRO Rugby Men’s All-Americans & Rising Stars

NSCRO Rugby has released 25 student-athletes named to the inaugural NSCRO Men’s All-Americans and 25 Rising Stars for the 2017-18 season.

NSCRO Rugby previously announced the Women’s All-Americans, the first year which honors players for their on-field skills demonstrated through teamwork, athletic ability, game knowledge, match awareness and more.

Players were considered based on nominations submitted to NSCRO, reports from NSCRO scouts at our playoffs and at the All-Star National Championship.

NSCRO Rising Stars recognizes young players with emerging talents and show promise of confidently ascending towards NSCRO All-American recognition.

NSCRO All-Americans will receive a certificate of recognition and an NSCRO All-American t-shirt while the Rising Stars will receive an NSCRO All-American Rising Star t-shirt.

2018 NSCRO Men’s All-Americans

NameTeamYearRegion
Sofiane Ben MeftahIowa Central Community CollegeFreshmanCentral
Ben BrissetteSalve Regina UniversitySeniorNortheast
Trevor BrooksUniversity of North AlabamaJuniorMid-Atlantic South
John BulaichCalifornia Maritime AcademySeniorPacWest
Liam BurkeSalve Regina UniversitySeniorNortheast
Cameron DavidowiczPlymouth State UniversitySeniorNortheast
Nathan EpplettIowa Central Community CollegeFreshmanCentral
Isaiah FaleukaIowa Central Community CollegeFreshmanCentral
Ciro “CJ” FerrignoCalifornia Maritime AcademySeniorPacWest
Elliott FinnIowa Central Community CollegeFreshmanCentral
Joe GoffSalve Regina UniversitySeniorNortheast
Kyle HigginsLoyola University MarylandJuniorMid-Atlantic South
Brendon MacDonaldThe Claremont CollegesSeniorPacWest
Dominic MannChristendom CollegeSeniorMid-Atlantic South
Peter MoalaSouthern Virginia UniversitySeniorMid-Atlantic South
Simi MoalaSouthern Virginia UniversityJuniorMid-Atlantic South
Ani MtetoIowa Central Community CollegeSophomoreCentral
Joe NeveuxUniversity of Maine-OronoSeniorNortheast
Conner PedersonThe Claremont CollegesSophomorePacWest
Ryheem PowellSusquehanna UniversityJuniorMid-Atlantic South
Omar RodriguezThe Claremont CollegesJuniorPacWest
Jourden StanleyAngelo State UniversityJuniorPacWest
Lukas SvitekThe Claremont CollegesJuniorPacWest
Jackson ThiebesEndicott CollegeSeniorNortheast
Darell WilliamsSan Francisco Community CollegeSophomorePacWest

2018 NSCRO Men’s Rising Stars

NameTeamYearRegion
Cameron BreenXavier UniversitySophomoreCentral
Ben ConleyAlfred UniversityJuniorNortheast
Ian CrillyMiraCosta CollegeSophomorePacWest
Jordan DrainUniversity of Maine-OronoFreshmanNortheast
Vince DuhigChristendom CollegeFreshmanMid-Atlantic South
Adrian EscobedoAbilene Christian UniversitySophomorePacWest
Mathew Gash-GliderEndicott CollegeFreshmanNortheast
Daniel GiannascoliLoyola University MarylandJuniorMid-Atlantic South
Matthew GrundlinghThe Claremont CollegesFreshmanPacWest
Michael IrvingChristopher Newport UniversityJuniorMid-Atlantic South
Josh LeatherbyFranciscan UniversityJuniorCentral
Connor LehnerThe Claremont CollegesSophomorePacWest
Cody LiguoriPaul Smith’s CollegeFreshmanNortheast
Barrett LyonsUniversity of New HavenSophomoreNortheast
Tim MarraChristendom CollegeJuniorMid-Atlantic South
Gabriel MartinezMiraCosta CollegeSophomorePacWest
Tashir Newsome-SmithAngelo State UniversityJuniorPacWest
Mike NitaWiregrass Georgia Technical CollegeSophomoreMid-Atlantic South
Kyle O’ConnorSalve Regina UniversityJuniorNortheast
Frankie RayisThe Claremont CollegesJuniorPacWest
Donovan RonanRegis UniversityJuniorPacWest
Michael Mukuru TumusiimeCalifornia Maritime AcademyJuniorPacWest
Trevor UlicniOregon Institute of TechnologyFreshmanPacWest
Stephen WagnerAve Maria UniversitySophomoreMid-Atlantic South
Jeff WoodAlfred UniversitySophomoreNortheast

The 2018 All-Americans list and 2018 Rising Stars lists can be downloaded here and here.

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