FloRugby's Top D1AA Player Of The Fall

SJU Rugby

FloRugby has named over 90 college rugby players to its list of top D1AA players of the fall.

The list includes two players for each position in the 1st team (with a couple of exceptions), and the same for a 2nd team. We also list 39 as honorable mentions.

In the Honorable Mention list, we list notable players, essentially regardless of position. That is why we have six hookers, because it seems to have been a strong fall for #2s. Even in the 1st team, we have some anomalies. We only have three locks, and two wings, and that's partly due to lack of candidates produced by our own observations and our scouts. 

Leading the list and from fullback is our MVP for the fall, Saint Joseph's Jimmy Wolfer. A brilliant playmaker from flyhalf, center, or fullback, and a superb kicker, runner, and distributor, Wolfer was the key man in helping St. Joe's to the D1AA fall final.

Our top freshman - we'll give you the spoiler alert now - is the only freshman we list in this group. See tomorrow for the list of top freshmen from D1AA. Bradlee Nicholls of Mary Washington, and, like Wolfer, a fullback, is our top freshman.

It was a tougher chase for top forward, but our pick is another Mary Washington player, No. 8 Matthew Gordon.

Here's the full list of top D1AA players from the fall:

Top D1AA Players Of The Fall - 1st Team

PropNick CareyHarvard
PropJonathan DuttonPitt
PropJackson DayWestern Michigan
PropLaRome WhiteLouisville

HookerNic FranklynAIC
HookerWilly HockBoston College

LockAndrew Van HoekGeorgetown
LockTommy ClarkAIC
LockIsaac HamlinKentucky

FlankerMatt PetrikJames Madison
FlankerCaleb CanterKentucky
FlankerDylan CravenTennessee
FlankerRyan SteinmetzBowling Green

No. 8Matthew GordonMary Washington
No. 8George HarrisSt. Joseph's

ScrumhalfMichael PowellBowling Green
ScrumhalfHarry MastersMary Washington

FlyhalfPat SheehyDartmouth
FlyhalfNoah NiumataiwaluSt. Joseph's

CenterFederico MeersohnJames Madison
CenterLuke BienstockDartmouth
CenterChristian HarrellSouth Carolina
CenterLuke EllisWVU

WingEli WarfieldKentucky
WingMike HoffmanSt. Joseph's

FullbackJimmy WolferSt. Joseph's
FullbackBradlee NichollsMary Washington

Top D1AA Players Of The Fall - 2nd Team

PropHunter BlanchardLindenwood-Belleville
PropShawn DawleyAlabama
PropRoland Chen Columbia
PropJack NeceOhio

HookerTom WilliamsMary Washington
HookerPhil BryantBowling Green

LockAllan ViancourtBowling Green
LockLewis GrantMary Washington

FlankerMarcus McIntyreAIC
FlankerNkanysio NzimandeBrown
FlankerBenji HannamDartmouth
FlankerWill HaynesPrinceton

No. 8Matthew JonesAIC
No. 8Jason SteynHarvard

ScrumhalfJosh InglisKennesaw State
ScrumhalfJacob GilliamLindenwood-Belleville

FlyhalfMateo VelazquezFlorida International
FlyhalfAlex RuizFlorida State

CenterNick DuganVirginia
CenterSteve DayenkaHarvard
CenterSean BarnesSouth Carolina

WingShaq SuberKentucky
WingHarry SeaveyYale
WingCameron ChadseyFlorida State
FullbackMateo MonteroCornell
FullbackIgnacio GuisasolaAlabama

Top D1AA Players Of The Fall - Honorable Mention

PropNick TurecamoVirginia
PropBobby BakerJames Madison
PropJonathan LeePenn
PropKeenan KayserTennessee
PropDavid AliceaFlorida State

HookerLiam FrancisVirginia Tech
HookerTucker DonlonKentucky
HookerFranz OttenPenn
HookerMatt OpacityRowan
HookerBryan HebertYale
HookerManny BravoWestern Michigan

LockBobby McDonnellVirginia Tech
LockDiontre ThomasSalisbury
LockNesto RivasTennessee

Back RowCy PlummerTowson
Back RowMark HunleyMaryland
Back RowIeuan IsraelVirginia Tech
Back RowJae KimBrown
Back RowJustin SangsterRowan
Back RowKerry RobertsTennessee
Back RowGarrett EasterlyOhio

ScrumhalfBrandon DrummondMaryland
ScrumhalfTravis VickersTennessee
ScrumhalfJustin OwensMount St. Mary's
ScrumhalfOllie EngelhartDartmouth
ScrumhalfRobbie WaddiloveHarvard

FlyhalfVince FrancescangeliTowson
FlyhalfAlex OgilvyBrown
FlyhalfDaniel PolatajkoHarvard
FlyhalfBrendon EssonKentucky

CenterJaryt ReedGeorgetown
CenterPatrick MullensSalisbury
CenterChris MarcelinJames Madison
CenterDan KeeneMount St. Mary's
CenterJimmy GasperSalisbury
CenterRyan MorleyWest Chester

WingFabian VillafaneCentral Florida
WingThomas VelazquezFlorida International

FullbackBrian Hay StuartJames Madison

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