Stephen Tomasin

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Stephen Tomasin
Date of birth (1994-09-25) 25 September 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth Santa Rosa, CA, U.S.
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight200 lb (91 kg)
University San Diego State Aztecs
Rugby union career
Amateur team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
 
 
San Diego State Aztecs
OMBAC
()
National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2013 U.S. U-23
National sevens team(s)
YearsTeamComps
2013– United States 29
Correct as of 6 June 2019

Stephen Tomasin (born 25 September 1994) is an American rugby union player who plays for the United States national rugby sevens team in the World Rugby Sevens Series.

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During his high school years, Tomasin played American football as a running back. In his senior year at Cardinal Newman High School, he was voted North Bay League Offensive MVP. [1] He began playing rugby in high school in 2012. [2] Tomasin played college rugby with the San Diego State Aztecs. [2] In 2013, Tomasin was played with the USA Rugby Men's Collegiate All-Americans during his freshman year of college. [2] Tomasin plays his club rugby with OMBAC in the Pacific Rugby Premiership. [3]

U.S. national sevens team

Tomasin debuted for the U.S. national rugby team as a teenager at the 2013 Gold Coast Sevens. [4] He represented the U.S. national team at the 2015 Pan American Games. [4] He suffered a setback in the fall of 2015, however, when he tore his ACL, and as a result he was out for several months. At 21 years old, Tomasin was the youngest of the 26 U.S. rugby players vying for a place on the U.S. 12-man roster for the 2016 Summer Olympics, [1] but he missed out on national team selection.

Tomasin returned to the squad for the 2016-17 Sevens Series. [5] He scored eight tries at the 2017 Singapore Sevens, and was one of three U.S. players to make the seven-man dream team. Tomasin returned for the 2017–18 Sevens Series, but was injured and missed several tournaments. Tomasin played some spells at halfback, instead of his usual forward position, due to injuries to scrum-half Madison Hughes and utility back Maka Unufe. Tomasin had an excellent 2018–19 Series; he played in every match en route to the U.S. best ever second-place finish, and finished as one of the three U.S. players selected for the Dream Team composed of the seven best players.

Season by season

WR Sevens Series
WR 7s SeasonTackles madeUSA RankWorld Rank
2016–171561st2nd
2017–18675th
2018–191011st5th
Totals3243rd27th

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