Friday 25 February 2011 

Teams Named For 2011 Spring Break Championship

	Teams Named For 2011 Spring Break Championship
Teams Named For 2011 Spring Break Championship
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American College Cricket has announced the names of the colleges from the USA & Canada playing for the Shiv Chanderpaul Trophy in the 2011 American College Cricket Spring Break Championship, and they are :
 
University of Iowa
University of Pennsylvania           UPenn
Rutgers University
Texas Tech University
Ohio State University                  OSU
University of Central Florida         UCF
College of Wooster                     CW
York University                       (defending Champions)
Texas A&M University
University of Florida UF
Penn State University
University Maryland (Baltimore County) UMBC
University of Tampa                    UT
University of Minnesota              UMN
NJ Institute of Tech NJIT
St. Cloud State University
North Carolina State University   NCSU
Montgomery College                  MC
Auburn University                      AU
Florida International University    FIU
McGill University
George Mason Unniversity
University of South Florida         USF
Thunderbird School of Global Management
Boston University                     BU
George Washington University  GWU
NYU-Polytechnic
Cleveland State University
University of Southern California USC
University of Houston                UH
Florida Atlantic University          FAU
 
The Championship will take place in Ft Lauderdale, FL from March 15 to 20, at the Cricket Stadium and sidefields of Central Broward Regional Park, and at Brian Picolo Park.

American College Cricket and its strategic partner BIG League USA have reserved the Stadium itself for all six days of the Championship and at least 18 games will be played on its turf pitches.This is a far cry from the embattled status the stadium had, up to recently,when even the pitch curator was laid off, but fortunately BIG League USA came in to bat and is playing a dynamic innings.
 
The teams competing will be split into 4 Conferences,and 1 of the top 4 seeds will be placed in each Conference. The top 4 seeds are University of Southern California, Auburn University, Rutgers University and North Carolina State University.
 
Special Guests Excelsior High School of Jamaica, and Presentation College of Trinidad & Tobago, will play against College teams in games that will not count towards the Championship.
 
The Draft to determine who plays who will be done Sunday March 6th beginning at 8 pm, and will be WEBCAST LIVE on AmericanCollegeCricket.com.