Big 10 champ Davenport / Photo: Bobby Gable
The College Rugby Association of America (CRAA) has finalized its Division I Fall Championship bracket. The Rounds of 8/4 occur Nov. 20-21 in Norman, Okla., and Annapolis, Md., and the championship game will be played on Dec. 4 in Matthews, N.C.
For more background, read TRB’s playoff update.
The western half of the bracket includes teams from the Big 10 and Rocky Mountain conference. They will report to the University of Oklahoma (times in CST):
Saturday, Nov. 20 Quarterfinals
1 p.m. Utah State (Rocky Mountain #1) v Michigan (Big 10 #2)
3 p.m. Davenport (Big 10 #1) v Colorado (Rocky Mountain #2)
The winners will then contest the semifinal at 1 p.m. CST on Sunday, Nov. 21.
The eastern half of the bracket includes the Northeast conference and two at-large seeds: an independent team and a Big 10 representative. This quartet will report to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. (times in EST):
1 p.m. Indiana (at-large, Big 10) v Northeastern (Northeast #1)
3 p.m. Navy (at-large, independent) v UCONN (Northeast #2)
The winners will then contest the semifinal at 1 p.m. EST on Sunday, Nov. 21.
Only the finalists will feature at the CRAA championship weekend in Matthews, N.C.