Pools announced for Men's Division II fall championships

Pools announced for Men's Division II fall championships

BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby announced today the match-ups for the 2013 USA Rugby Men’s Division II College National Championship Round of 16, set for Nov. 23-24 in three locations.

Salisbury University and St. Louis University will host the Northeast and West Regionals, respectively, while James Madison University will host the Mid-Atlantic and South Regionals.

One school from each Regional will qualify for the National Championship at Furman University Dec. 7-8.

Salisbury will take on Bryant at home with Coast Guard and Niagara in the second match-up in Salisbury, Md.

Minnesota-Duluth will have to get past University of Louisiana-Lafayette in St. Louis, Mo., in order to reach the National Championship in Greenville, S.C. The hometown Billikens will play Colorado College in the other West match-up.

James Madison University will host eight teams this weekend, but will only have to play two to gain access to the National Championship. The Dukes will face Vassar in one Mid-Atlantic match-up, with Kent State and Illinois State in the other.

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will meet Notre Dame in Harrisonburg, Va., for the South Regional. The winner will battle the victor of the other South Regional – University of North Carolina-Wilmington or Towson.

View the 2013 USA Rugby Men’s Division II College National Championship Round of 16 Information Packet >>

*All times local*
Northeast Regional | Salisbury University
Salisbury Bryant 12:00 P.M.
Coast Guard Niagara 2:00 P.M.
Mid-Atlantic Regional | James Madison University
James Madison Vassar 1:30 P.M.
Kent State Illinois State 3:15 P.M.
South Regional | James Madison University
UW-Whitewater Notre Dame College 11:45 A.M.
UNC-Wilmington Towson 10:00 A.M.
West Regional | St. Louis University
MN-Duluth UL Lafayette 2:00 P.M.
St. Louis Colorado College 12:00 P.M.

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  • Guest - jimbo

    Salisbury 32
    Bryant 12

    Coast Guard 24
    Niagara 19

  • Guest - One pissed off Mum

    Considering the DII sweet sixteen happened this weekend one would think the results and reviews of the games would be up, and who made it to the final 8 - yet again one needs to turn to www.rugbymag.com for info - shame on you USA Rugby. The above presser is completely lacking in any info about the teams, it could have been written by someone anywhere in the world. How can you want to grow the game if you you cannot even be considered a reliable rugby info point.