Louis Stanfill

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Louis Stanfill
Full name Louis Stanfill
Date of birth (1985-05-30) May 30, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Sacramento, California
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 17 st 3 lb (110 kg, 243 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
2004-2008
2012
2014-
UC Berkeley
New York Athletic Club
Old Puget Sound Beach
correct as of 6 February 2014.
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2010
2010-2011
2012-2013
Canberra Royals
Mogliano
Vicenza Rangers

15

(15)
correct as of 6 February 2014.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2005- USA 48 (15)
correct as of 22 June 2014.

Louis Stanfill (born 30 May 1985 in Sacramento CA) is an American rugby union player who currently plays for Seattle OPSB and for the United States national side. Stanfill plays as a back row player at flanker or No. 8, and can also play lock.

Youth and college rugby[edit]

Stanfill began playing rugby in high school at Sacramento Jesuit, where he led his school to a national semifinal appearance. Stanfill also played high school football, and was named Sacramento defensive player of the year in 2002.[1]

Stanfill played his college rugby at Cal, where they won several national championships during his years there, and Stanfill was selected as an All-American.[2]

Club rugby[edit]

Following college, Stanfill played in Australia with the Canberra Royals, before moving to Italy to play with Super 10 club Mogliano in Treviso. At Mogliano he played the Number 8 position.[3] For the 2012 Super League season Stanfill returned to the US to play for NYAC. Due to his strong play the team won the title, finishing the season undefeated. Stanfill was named MVP of the final.[4] Stanfill signed with the Vicenza Rangers rugby club in Italy for the Serie A 2012-13 season.[5]

International[edit]

Stanfill made his international debut against Canada in May 2005, at the age of 19.[6] Stanfill was included in the USA squad for the 2007 Rugby World Cup, where he scored a try against both Tonga and Samoa in the Eagles' pool matches. Stanfill also scored a try against Uruguay in a 2009 qualifying match for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.[7] Stanfill also played at the 2011 Rugby World Cup, where he started 3 matches, and co-lead the team in tackles in the USA's matches against Ireland (11 tackles) and Russia (9 tackles).[8][9]

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