Claremont’s Conner Tolliver named to national team

Claremont High School offensive lineman Conner Tolliver has been named to the U.S. Under-18 National Team and which will will compete against Canada in the 2016 International Bowl at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys.

Tolliver  was one of 56 athletes selected after an exhaustive process..

“I thought I did well and i know I worked hard but I didn’t want to get my hopes up,” said Tolliver, who can play any position on the line. “It’s a great honor to get chosen and I’m excited about it.”

The 2016 International Bowl is a collaboration of the sport’s national governing bodies in each country – USA Football and Football Canada.

Tolliver first went to a two-day regional camp in Orange County back in the early spring.

After making that cut he advanced to a week-long regional development camp held at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.

The final evaluation was made of players in three scrimmage games, one at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and two in other parts of the country.

Claremont defensive back Mato Pacheco was also selected to play on a select team in conjunction with the same event.

Share this
Plusone Twitter Facebook Tumblr Reddit Stumbleupon Email