USA Rugby is coming home.
The 2022 HSBC Los Angeles Sevens is the grand final of the 2021-22 Rugby World Series 7 and there is plenty of equipment for several countries.
While the U.S. won’t be able to win any trophies from the collective series, there’s a chance they’ll earn a medal for finishing in the top three in the two-day tournament that begins Saturday.
Here’s who made the 13-man USA roster:
Who is on the USA Team List for the 2022 Los Angeles Sevens Tournament?
USA Rugby on Wednesday announced his squad of 13 people Los Angeles. Perry Baker and Steve Thomasin are the headliners, but Kevon Williams – the team’s leading scorer in this series (33) – is out with injury.
Here’s the full squad:
- Aaron Cummings
- Harbor D’Amore
- David Still
- Maceo Brown
- Joe Schroeder
- Mako Unufe
- Folau Niua
- Malaki Esdale
- Steve Thomasin (captain)
- Naima Fualaau
- Perry Baker
- Lucas Lacamp
- Cody Melfi
Who does American rugby play pool with?
The US will face South Africa in the opener of the two-day tournament at 9:20 a.m. PT on Saturday. Its second game is at 12:48 p.m. PT against New Zealand, and it will close out pool play against Canada at 3:37 p.m. PT.
Team USA’s schedule for Sunday will be based on how they fare in those three games.
Why is Kevon Williams not playing in Los Angeles Sevens 2022?
Unfortunately for the Eagles, the 31-year-old Williams was injured during the team’s training session and will not play in Los Angeles.
With Williams out, Lacamp is tied for second on the team in points this streak (23), followed by Baker (21) and Thomasin (16).