This coming weekend (Saturday, November 10th) the USA Rugby national tournaments will begin, and the New England Collegiate Cup will be held at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island. NEWCRC is well represented in each competition;
Men's National Championship
Vermont has secured the 6th overall seed, and a bye into the Round of 16. They will face the winner of the Bloomsburg vs. Virginia play-in game set for this weekend.
Sacred Heart is NEWCRC's 2nd seed, and will travel to William Paterson University for a play-in game this weekend (November 11th).
Winners of the men's play-in games, and teams on bye will travel to Greenville, NC next weekend (November 17-18) for the Rounds of 16 and 8, held Saturday & Sunday, respectively.
Women's National Championship
Coast Guard has secured a 2nd seed, and hosts Syracuse this coming weekend (November 10th/11th).
Maine (8th seed) will host SUNY Cortland in a match of conference runner-ups (November 10th/11th).
Vermont (14th seed) was set to travel to Bryant to face the Rugby Northeast conference champions, but unfortunately has forfeited due to travel restrictions.
Winners of the women's games will travel to Vassar College next weekend (November 17-18) for the Rounds of 16 and 8, held Saturday & Sunday, respectively.
New England Collegiate Cup
Cross-conference bowl games, hosted at Fort Adams State Park, Newport Rhode Island - November 10th.
Tufts Women vs. Bentley University.
WPI Women vs. UMass Dartmouth
Smith Women vs. Endicott
Westfield State Men vs. Wentworth
UNH Women vs. URI
Boston University Men vs. Plymouth State