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Eagle Men's Camp - HS Provides the Players

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Eagle Men's Camp - HS Provides the Players

Forty players enter camp for the USA Men's National team, and as usual this team comes from a variety of sources.
 
There are crossovers who came to rugby from football (Miles Craigwell), and basketball (Hayden Smith); there are players who learned the game overseas and moved to the USA (Luke Hume), and players who learned the game overseas but through USA parentage (Tom Coolican), or birth (Chris Wyles), qualify for the USA.
 
But the most common nursery for Eagles, at least in this group, is through high school rugby. 
 
Of the 40 in camp, 23 got their start playing rugby in American high school programs. Sixteen different HS teams from nine different states are represented in this list, with Chuckanut from Washington State leading the way with three. 
 
(Jesuit of Sacramento has three also, but one of those, Blaine Scully, didn't actually play rugby at Jesuit.)
 
Twenty-one of the players in camp played college rugby in the USA. (Scott LaValla went to college in Ireland, and Hayden Smith attended college in the USA, to play basketball, but played his rugby with the Denver Barbarians men's club.)

PlayerCurrent TeamCollege Rugby TeamHight School Rugby Team
Nate Augspurger Men's Eagles SevensMinnesotaSouthside U19s (Minn.)
Danny Barrett Men's Eagles SevensCalSacred Heart (Calif.)
Garrett Brewer Saint Mary's CollegeSt. Mary'sSacred Heart (Calif.)
Nick Civetta Lazio RFCNotre Dame 
Todd Clever NTT Shining ArcsNevada-RenoCollege Park (Calif.)
Tom Coolican Richmond RFC  
Miles Craigwell Seattle-OPSB  
Cameron Dolan Northampton RFCLife UniversityNaples Bears (Fla.)
Brian Doyle NYACUniversity of Rhode Island 
TC Elliott Seattle-OPSB  
Zach Fenoglio Glendale RaptorsLoyola-MarymountRegis Jesuit (Colo.)
Eric Fry London Scottish FCCalJesuit (Calif.)
Troy Hall Seattle-OPSB  
Graham Harriman James Bay RFCMinnesota-Duluth 
Luke Hume Narbonne  
Seamus Kelly CalCalXavier (NY)
Olive Kilifi Seattle-OPSB Seattle (Wash.)
Titi Lamositele Saracens RFC Chuckanut (Wash.)
Scott LaValla Stade FrancaisDublin UniversityBudd Bay (Wash.)
Chad London Glendale Raptors  
Samu Manoa Northampton RFC SFGG (Calif.)
Tim Maupin Men's Eagles SevensSt. Mary'sDe La Salle (Calif.)
Folau Niua Glasgow Warriors East Palo Alto (Calif.)
Thretton Palamo   UtahSFGG (Calif.)
Mike Petri NYACPenn StateXavier (NY)
Ben Pinkelman Denver BarbariansColorado StateCherry Creek (Colo.)
Shawn Pittman Seattle-OPSB Chuckanut (Wash.)
Blaine Scully Leicester FCCal 
Adam Siddall Belmont Shore RFC  
Hayden Smith Saracens RFC  
Louis Stanfill Seattle-OPSBCalJesuit (Calif.)
Kyle Sumsion Brigham Young UniversityBYUHighland (Utah)
Andrew Suniula London Wasps  
Shalom Suniula Seattle-OPSB  
Phil Thiel Life RugbyLife UniversityTraverse City Alliance (Mich.)
Brett Thompson Men's Eagles SevensArizonaTempe (Ariz.)
Matt Trouville Seattle-OPSB  
Tai Tuisamoa Old Mission Beach Athletic Club 
Nick Wallace James Bay RFCSt. Mary'sChuckanut (Wash.)
Chris Wyles Saracens RFC