Peter Tiberio

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Peter Tiberio
Date of birth (1989-04-26) April 26, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth New York United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg)
University University of Arizona
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2017–  United States 1 (5)
Correct as of 15 February 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Comps
2011–Present USA 6

Peter Tiberio (born April 26, 1989) is an American rugby union player. At 5'11", 180 lbs, he plays wing for the United States national rugby sevens team and has represented the United States in the IRB Sevens World Series. Tiberio first represented the US in the IRB Sevens circuit at the Hong Kong Sevens in March 2011.[1] Tiberio also represented the United States at the 2011 Pan American Games, where Tiberio and his teammates earned a bronze medal.

College & youth career[edit]

Tiberio first rose to national prominence in his college playing days with the University of Arizona Wildcats, even though he did not take up the sport of rugby until he was a freshman in college.[2] Tiberio was named to the All-American team three years in a row.[3] Rugby Mag named Tiberio as its 2011 College 7s Player of the Year.[4] Tiberio starred for Arizona during the 2011 Collegiate Rugby Championship, which was broadcast live on NBC. Tiberio led all players with eight tries scored in that tournament, and was named to the All Tournament Team.[5][6]

Tiberio played center for the United States at the 2009 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy competition in Nairobi, Kenya.[7]

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