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Caravelli has brought back some established regulars, including several
players who have played in every tournament. Leading that group is captain
The squad is:
Matt Hawkins (captain)
Palefau returns to the USA 7s team for the first time since Scotland in 2009. He has been unable to join the Eagles since then due to work, school and family commitments.
Dolan joins the squad and is a rarity - a player who makes the team after his first assembly with the program. The former USA U20 captain was chosen in part for his size, athleticism, and ability in the air.
Nese Malifa is back with the team for the first time all season, having missed the last six tournaments due to injury.
Last season, Shalom Suniula was the first ever player for the USA to appear in all eight IRB tournaments. This season, Suniula, Hawkins, Test, Craigwell, Hawley and Roland Suniula can all notch eight on their belts.
Not on the squad but invited to camp are:
Marco Barnard (injured)
Rocco Mauer (just coming back from injury)
Mile Pulu (unavailable to travel)
Nu'u Punimata (just coming back from injury)
Zach Pangelinan (injured before camp)