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NSCRO Names Men's All Americans For 2019-2020 Season

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NSCRO Names Men's All Americans For 2019-2020 Season

Points machine Matt Grundlingh kicks for goal for Claremont Colleges. Brian Jackson photo.

The National Small College Rugby Organization has named 25 student-athletes as Men’s NSCRO All-Americans, and 25 Rising Stars for the 2019-2020 season.

NSCRO has over 6,500 active men's collegiate players. Players were primarily considered based on club nominations submitted to NSCRO and reports from NSCRO scouts at our Fall playoffs.

This year’s All-Americans include seven 2019 All-Americans along with five 2019 Rising Stars rising to full All-American status plus thirteen new selections. The Rising Stars saw four players from 2019 receiving this honor again plus 21 new selections.

NSCRO All-Americans recipients have been determined by our selection committee to be the preeminent collegiate players within NSCRO. These 25 All Americans have demonstrated their skills, commitment and physical dominance that have made them stand out among their peers.

Each All-American selected player will be sent an NSCRO All-American T-shirt and a gold medal in recognition of this honor, while the Rising Stars will be sent a Rising Star t-shirt and a silver medal.

2019-2020 NSCRO Men's All Americans

Name School
Abraham Asante Claremont Colleges
Justin Delcher Loyola University Maryland
Vince Duhig Christendom College
Cesar Escajeda Aneglo State University
PJ Ernst Franciscan University
Mathew Gash-Glider Endicott College
Anthony Giacchi Salve Regina University
Danny Giannascoli Loyola University Maryland
Matthew Grundlingh Claremont Colleges
Harry Holte Salve Regina University
Marcus Josiger University Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Josh Leatherby Franciscan University
Connor Lehner Claremont Colleges
Patrick Newton Christendom College
Mike Nita Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
Dominic Odden St. John's University
Connor Pederson Claremont Colleges
David Prezzia Franciscan University
Chance Sears Claremont Colleges
Blades Shields Plymouth State University
Nick Sommer Williams College
Riley Stone Susquehanna University
Trevor Ulicni Oregon Institute of Technology
Sean Vickery Xavier University
Jeff Wodd Alfred University
NSCRO 2019-2020 Rising Stars  
Name School
Will Arnold Christendom College
Thomas Audino Christendom College
Zack Barnes Franciscan University
Declan Boldy Xavier University
James Comerford Salve Regina University
Danny Connors Spring Hill College
Ryleigh Cornelius Elon University
Alex Cortessis CSU Maritime Academy
Nick Cuddeback Christendom College
Keegan Exhevarria Western Oregon University
Dylan Ferguson Elon University
John Gblah Sonoma State University
Connor Gorman Loyola University Marylan
Jacob Jenkins CSU Maritime Academy
Owen Kennedy Christendom College
Anthony McGrath Loyola University Maryland
Nick Mills University of Maine Orono
Zachary Nadeau Endicott College
Joshua Naropa University of Nebraska Omaha
Sean Nolan MiraCosta College
Tata Phillipson Abilene Christian University
Jeremy Seow Claremont Colleges
Elijah Tafao-Braganza University of New Orleans
Vaughn Williams University of Denver
Jonah Wolfe CSU Maritime Academy