Highlights of the Gaels' season this year include a Fall Utah tour and several upset wins. The Gaels end their season at 21-2-1 overall. Riddled with injury, the Gaels lost to Army and Tenessee in the Sweet Sixeen in Atlanta, Georgia. Following their standout season, USA Rugby announced the 2009 All American Roster. Among the honorees were five Saint Mary's players including: Chad Clark at Flyhalf, Brendan O’Meara at Center and Brandon Vedder at #8 who were selected to the elite team. Ryan Martens at Center and Nick Wallace at Prop were named to the All-American Honorable Mention list.