National Small College Rugby Organization LLC: NSCRO 7s: NSCRO National 7s Championship is Set

NSCRO National 7s Championship is Set

The inaugural NSCRO "Small College National 7s Championship" will take place on June 1-2, 2013 in conjunction with USA Sevens' Collegiate Rugby Championship (CRC) 7s at PPL Park near Philadelphia, PA.

The NSCRO 7s Commissioner is Howard Kent (info@denversevensrugby.com). The NSCRO 7s Committee consists of NSCRO President, Steve Cohen along with Todd Streeter and Steve Hiatt.

From April to early May, seven (7) qualifying tournaments (QT) were held throughout the country with 42 different NSCRO college teams participating.

The QT results were:

NSCRO Northeast Region - 2 QTs
Won by Roger Williams University; 2nd Place - Western New England University
Won by New England College; 2nd Place - Western New England University

NSCRO Mid-Atlantic South Region - 2 QTs
Won by Susquehanna University; 2nd Place - Penn State University-Berks
Won by University of North Florida; 2nd Place - Loyola University

NSCRO Central Region - 2 QTs
Won by Grove City College; 2nd Place - Fairmont State University
Won by Simpson College; 2nd Place - University of Wisconsin-River Falls

NSCRO PacWest Region - 1 QT
Won by Occidental College; 2nd Place - Sonoma State University

After evaluating the results from the 7 qualifying tournaments, NSCRO selected Western New England University for the 8th spot in the National Championship.

On Saturday, June 1, NSCRO's pool play round will take place at Drexel University in Philadelphia. There is no admission fee.
Address: 4300 Powelton Ave., Philadelphia, PA

On June 2, the NSCRO semifinals and final will take place in PPL Park stadium.
Address: One Stadium Drive, Chester, PA

See the Handout below for the match schedule for both days.

For CRC 7s info, go to www.usasevenscrc.com.

To purchase tickets in support of small college rugby, buy them at:
http://ev15.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetGroupList?prc=NSCRO&caller=PR&linkID=global-union&RDAT=&RSRC
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Saturday's pool play from Drexel University as well as Sunday's NSCRO matches from PPL Park will be live streamed for free directly from the NSCRO website's home page at www.nscro.org.


Handout: NSCRO 7s Championship Schedule