UNI to host ''Elite 8 Tournament'' for Women's Collegiate Rugby Division II Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21

Posted on Wednesday, April 17th, 2002

Tim Klatt, assoc. director recreation & sport clubs, UNI Wellness & Recreation Services, (319) 273-7120
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

The UNI Wellness & Recreation Services Sport Club Program and the UNI Women's Rugby Club, will host the 'Elite 8 Tournament' for Women's Collegiate Rugby Division II this weekend. Teams are scheduled to check in between 6 and 8 p.m. Friday, April 19, in Room 155 of the UNI Wellness & Recreation Center. Games will be played Saturday and Sunday, April 20 and 21 on the intramural fields west of the UNI-Dome. Admission is free.

Game times:

Saturday, April 20

Pool A: 11:30 a.m. - UNI vs. San Jose State; 1:30 p.m. - Arizona State vs. Southern Connecticut

Pool B: 11:30 a.m. - Mary Washington vs. College of Charleston; 1:30 p.m. - U. of Minnesota vs. Cal State-Sacramento

Sunday, April 21

9:30 a.m. - Pool A vs. Pool B Consolation

11:30 a.m. - Pool A vs. Pool B Final

Two teams will advance to the national finals, to be played in Blaine, Minn., May 4-5.