Medford, NJ April 15, 2015 - The NSCRO Challenge Cup National Championship is set for action this coming weekend at Founders Field in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Much is on the line this weekend when Claremont Colleges face off with UC Riverside.
This is the Gold Coast DII Conference, which is mostly NSCRO teams - small colleges - and the winner of this weekend’s game will likely be the conference champions.
Below is a list of USA Rugby's men's collegiate championships, as well as some of the privately run national-level competitions.
USA Rugby ran a DI championship through 2010, and then split DI into DIA and DIAA. Some of the teams in DIA and DIAA have opted out of those playoffs to play in the Varsity Cup.
The National Small College Rugby Orgnaization has announced that New England College’s Director of Rugby Jeremy Treece plans to take his team to DI next fall.
Since it began competing in the NSCRO playoff system in the fall of 2012, NEC has found great success, winning the 2014 7s national championship and finishing 2nd in 15s last spring.