TORONTO - Loyalist College (Belleville) has been named host of the 2019 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Women's Rugby Sevens Championship following approval of the OCAA Senior Leadership Council earlier this month.
Loyalist was one of the driving forces behind bringing women's rugby to the OCAA nearly a decade ago. The Lancers have advanced to the OCAA Women's Rugby Sevens provincials the past two seasons, winning the bronze medal in 2017. This is the first time Loyalist will host the OCAA championship in women's rugby.
The six-team tournament takes place Nov. 2 at the newly renovated Upper Pitch on Loyalist's main campus in Belleville.
Hosts of the other OCAA championships were named last month. There is no pre-determined host of Men's Rugby, with the higher seeded team awarded home field advantage throughout its post-season.
|2019-20 OCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS|
|Badminton||Conestoga College||February 14-15, 2020|
|Men's Baseball||Durham College||October 18-19, 2019|
|Men's Basketball||Lambton College||March 6-8, 2020|
|Women's Basketball||St. Clair College||March 6-8, 2020|
|Cross Country||St. Clair College||October 26, 2019|
|Curling||Fleming College||February 13-15, 2020|
|Golf||St. Lawrence College||September 30 - October 2, 2019|
|Men's Rugby||Higher Seeded Team||November 9 or 10, 2019|
|Women's Rugby Sevens||Loyalist College||November 2, 2019|
|Men's Soccer||Fleming College||October 23-26, 2019|
|Women's Soccer||Redeemer University College||October 23-26, 2019|
|Indoor Soccer||Redeemer University College||March 20-21, 2020|
|Women's Softball||Fanshawe College||October 18-19, 2019|
|Men's Volleyball||Fleming College||February 27-29, 2020|
|Women's Volleyball||Canadore College||February 27-29, 2020|
|Badminton East||Georgian College||January 31 – February 1, 2020|
|Badminton West||Humber College||January 31 – February 1, 2020|
|Indoor Soccer Group A||Redeemer University College||March 2, 2020|
|Indoor Soccer Group B||Mohawk College (at Redeemer)||March 3, 2020|
|Indoor Soccer Group C||Seneca College||March 4, 2020|
|Indoor Soccer Group D||Conestoga College (at Seneca)||March 5, 2020|
|2018-19 CCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS|
|Men's Soccer||Durham College||November 6-9, 2019|
|Badminton||University of Toronto Mississauga||March 4-7, 2020|
|Men's Basketball||Humber College||March 18-21, 2020|
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