|Name Louis Stanfill|
Education Jesuit High School
|Height 1.91 m|
Role Rugby player
Interview with usa select xv captain louis stanfill ahead of 2014 americas rugby championship
Louis Stanfill (born May 30, 1985 in Sacramento, California) is an American rugby union player who currently plays for Seattle OPSB and for the United States national team. Stanfill plays as a back row player at flanker or No. 8, and can also play lock.
- Interview with usa select xv captain louis stanfill ahead of 2014 americas rugby championship
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- Youth and college rugby
- Club rugby
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Youth and college rugby
Stanfill began playing rugby in high school at Jesuit High School (Sacramento), 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.
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.
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. 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. Stanfill signed with the Vicenza Rangers rugby club in Italy for the Serie A 2012-13 season.
Stanfill made his international debut against Canada in May 2005, at the age of 19. 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. 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).