Claremont Colleges won the National Small College Rugby Organization champions cup, defeating Siena College 57-17 in the final over the weekend.
Claremont Colleges won the 2019 NSCRO PacWest Region Championship, beating Cal Maritime 61-19 in Sunday's final.
After day one of the 2019 NSCRO PacWest Region Championship, The Claremont Colleges defeated Regis University 50-33 in the first semifinal match while California State University Maritime Academy defeated New Mexico Highlands University 30-27 in the second semifinal match.
The Gold Coast Conference usually gets decided by the same top teams playing off, and this year is no different.
Claremont Colleges, which plays in the Gold Coast D1 and goes on to the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) playoffs, is one of those teams, as is Cal State Long Beach, and University of San Diego. Last week, Claremont and CSULB battled to a 26-26 tie.
The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) final four is this weekend in Glendale, Colo.
LSU-Alexandria will take on Tufts and Claremont Colleges will face Xavier University in the semis on Saturday.
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The Claremont Colleges beat Long Beach State 22-19 to claim the team's second consecutive victory in the DIAA Gold Coast conference.
CSULB has won the Gold Coast the last four years, but is in a little bit of a rebuilding phase, while Claremont, back in DI rugby after playing in NSCRO last season, is looking strong. Flanker Brian Rauzi was named player of the game for Claremont.
Claremont Colleges rebounded from an opening-season loss to beat University of San Diego 31-5 Saturday and improve to 1-1 in the Gold Coast Men’s DIAA conference.
Grand Canyon University opened up Gold Coast Conference play with a 36-10 win over Claremont Colleges Saturday.
The match featured several GCU lineup changes from the previous week against Santa Clara as the GCU backline depth was tested by some minor injuries.