RIO DE JANEIRO - Former St. Cloud State University football player, and SCSU rugby club member, Garrett Bender began his Olympic run today (Tuesday) in Rio.
The USA men's Rugby Sevens team won one game, and lost another.

They opened the day with a loss to Argentina 17-14.  The U.S. team then came back and won their second game of the day over host country Brazil 26-0.

The Americans will continue pool play tomorrow (Wednesday) with a match against Fiji.

As of right now, team USA is leading their pool in points.

Quarterfinal matches will be played tomorrow, with the semi finals and finals on Thursday.