11 Ivy Players Named to 2008 All-American Squad
A total of eleven Ivy League players were selected to the ARN Down Under Rugby All-American Squad. The 11 Ivy players represent three of the eight Ivy League institutions, Dartmouth (7), Harvard (3) and Yale (1). Congratulations to our Ivy All-Americans.
Harvard and Dartmouth have played in the Ivy finals the last 2 years, so it's expected to see All-Americans from both schools. Though Yale Rugby Football Club didn't have the best of seasons this year, special accolades go out to Sean Walbridge of Yale for being named to the squad. Sean, class of '08, was also captain of Yale in this his senior season. Twenty-two coaches, representing every conference the United States contributed to the selection of the first ever ARN Down Under Rugby All-American Squad. ARN Down Under Rugby 2008 All-American Ivy Leaguers Forwards Matt Alkaitis (Dartmouth) Teddy Baron (Harvard) Neiry Poirras (Harvard) Josh Ring (Dartmouth) Ian Wilson (Dartmouth) Sean Walbridge (Yale) Backs Tommy Brothers (Dartmouth) Rob Campbell (Harvard) Conlan O’Leary (Dartmouth) Zach Scott (Dartmouth) Gordon Silvera (Dartmouth)