|Intro||American rugby union player|
|Is||Athlete Rugby union player|
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||16 October 1989, Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington, USA|
Nicholas Wallace (born 16 October 1989) is a rugby union footballer who plays prop for the United States national rugby union team, and for the Denver Stampede.
Youth and early career
Wallace played rugby with the Chuckanut rugby club in Ferndale, Washington, the same rugby program that produced U.S. international prop Shawn Pittman. Despite his rugby background, Wallace accepted a scholarship to play American football as a defensive lineman at Western Washington University. Wallace transferred to Saint Mary’s College to play rugby, where he was a four-time Collegiate All-American.
U.S. national team
Wallace was a member of the 2013 Eagles Select XV for the American Rugby Championships in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Wallace earned his first cap for the U.S. national team in a match against Tonga on June 14, 2013. He scored his first international try in the Eagles’ victory against Georgia on November 16, 2013.
Wallace, whose mother is Canadian, had briefly trained with Canada's under-20 national team.
Wallace played for James Bay in Canada’s BC Premier League. Wallace currently plays for Denver in the North American PRO Rugby competition.