Tim Stanfill's name has been bandied about for years. The aggressive, speedy former Central Washington University product was an Al American in 7s, but couldn't quite crack the upper echelon of the pathway in 15s.
The USA Selects faced the Seattle Saracens Monday night in a shortened game at Seattle's Magnuson Park.
We call him Ollie because people get weird when you write Olive, but either way, Ollie, or Olive (pronounced o-LEE-veh) Kilifi is a key component of the USA Men's National Team and likely to see some action in the upcoming ARC.
The Seattle squad has been named for the World Club 7s in London August 16-17.
The Seattle Saracens plan to split, somewhat, their squads for the Club 7s Championships and the World Club 7s.
USA players at Saracens are making a huge impact, so said Owen Farrell and Neil De Kock, two Saracens stars who, while on injury rehab, visited the training facility of their sister club in Seattle.
The schedule for the World Club 7s is out with the New York and Seattle teams included.
New York returns to the tournament because they won the Pate in 2013. Seattle entered because that team won the Elite City 7s in Houston in June.
The Seattle Saracens (former Seattle-OPSB) team defeated a US Army squad 24-10 in the Cup Final of the 38th Annual CAN-AM 7s this past weekend in Ferndale Wash.