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Santa Clara, CA, September 12, 2023 — The College Rugby Association of America’s (CRAA) has announced its D1A All-American Team for the 2022-2023 Season.  Six of the players named to the D1A All-Americans have been drafted by Major League Rugby in 2023.  A total of twenty-three College Rugby of Association of America players were taken in the domestic competition’s 2023 draft class.

We are honored to announce the 2022-2023 D1A All-Americans,” said Paul Keeler, CRAA President.  “The selection process is driven by input from our coaches and conference commissioners, who are dedicated to creating high performance experiences for our student athletes.”

2023 D1A All-Americans

1    Gabe Mahuinga – Brigham Young University

2    Runako Brynard – Lindenwood University

3    Joe Marchant – Saint Mary’s College

4    Ben Haugh – Navy

5    Lucas Pattinson – Army

6    Kaipono Kaioshi – Saint Mary’s College

7    Alex Cleary – Central Washington University

8    Orrin Bizer – Life University

9    Tiaan Mosconi – Army

10  Max Schumacher – University of California – Berkeley

11  Nick Hardrict II – Lindenwood University

12  EJ Freeman – University of Arizona

13  Lewis Gray – Navy

14  Daelen Denenberg, Santa Clara University

15  Roanin Krieger- Navy

16  Emilio Shea – University of California – Berkeley

17  Adam Chadwick – Life University

18  Connor Devos – Lindenwood University

19  Jack McMahon – Navy

20  Dominic Besag – Saint Mary’s College

21  Cole Semu – Brigham Young University

22  Calvin Liulamaga – Central Washington University

23  Donovan Law, Life University

Honorable Mention D1A All-American

Rand Santos – University of California – Berkeley

Cade Crist – University of California – Berkeley

Wyatt Parry – Brigham Young University

Larry Williams – Army

Tyren Al-Jiboori – Lindenwood University

Jackson Zabierek – University of California – Santa Cruz

“The sheer number of high performance athletes in D1A make these selections more difficult each year,“  said Paul Santinelli, D1A Commissioner.  “We are grateful for the collaborative effort by our D1A Conference Commissioners and coaches, who invest the time in selecting these special players and creating an experience of a lifetime.”

The College Rugby Association of America (CRAA) is a USA Rugby sanctioned competition that includes premier divisions within Men’s and Women’s Collegiate rugby.  The competition  includes Men’s D1A, Women’s D1 Elite, Women’s D1 and Women’s D2.  CRAA is committed to creating the best possible experience for student athletes, keeping commercial resources in the collegiate game, and creating experiences for our members to engage their academic institutions and alumni.


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