Kevin Dalzell

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Kevin Dalzell, born January 25, 1974, is a former American rugby player who played scrum-half.

Dalzell earned 42 caps for the U.S. national team from 1996-2003.[1] He scored 109 points, and is tied for 8th on the all-time try-scoring list for the U.S. with 8 tries.

Dalzell made his debut September 21, 1996 against Uruguay in the Pacific Rim Championship. He scored his first points with a try against Hong Kong on June 20, 1998. Dalzell's most prolific year was 1999, where he played in 9 games, scoring 4 tries and 89 points.[2] Dalzell represented the U.S. at the Rugby World Cup in 1999 and again in 2003. Dalzell was the captain and leading scorer for the U.S. at the 1999 Rugby World Cup, scoring 32 points. Dalzell led the U.S. in scoring in each of their three matches, amassing 1 try, 3 conversions, and 7 penalties.[3]

Dalzell played club rugby for Old Mission Beach Athletic Club (OMBAC).[4] Dalzell also played for Brive and Clermont-Ferrand in France and with Bath Rugby in England.[5]

Dalzell played his college rugby for Cal from 1992-1997. Dalzell won the Woodley Award in 1996, an award presented to the top college rugby player in the country.[6]

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  1. ^ USA Rugby, Men's National Team Appearances, http://web.usarugby.org/cgi-bin/viadesto/natteams/mnt/7Appearances.pl?playerId=6
  2. ^ USA Rugby, Men's National Team Appearances, http://web.usarugby.org/cgi-bin/viadesto/natteams/mnt/7Appearances.pl?playerId=6
  3. ^ 1999 Rugby World Cup#Pool E
  4. ^ LA Times, U.S. Still Trying to Make Scrum Kind of Impression, Oct. 12, 2003, http://articles.latimes.com/2003/oct/12/sports/sp-rugby12
  5. ^ Erugbynews, Dalzell Signs with Bath, Feb. 19, 2002, http://www.erugbynews.com/goffonrugby/archive/Articles/dalzell021902.htm
  6. ^ Erugbynews, Dean Wins Woodley Award, Oct. 22, 2003, http://www.erugbynews.com/goffonrugby/archive/member/woodleydean102203.htm