Written by Pat Clifton
Thursday, 26 May 2011 09:48
Lee Leads Tar Heels to CRC
North Carolina is one of the unknowns coming into the 2011 Collegiate Rugby Championship. They did not compete in the inaugural event, but they're not entirely new to the 7s realm either, having finished second in the Atlantic Coast Invitational in the fall and had a good showing at Subaru 7s last weekend.
Headlining their roster is captain Alex Lee, RUGBYMag.com DI All American and the Atlantic Coast Co-Player of the year. He's a versatile player, having lined up at openside flanker and outside center during 15s. He is a relentless worker and an accomplished ball hawk, and he'll lead the Tar Heels both vocally and by example.
North Carolina roster:
The Collegiate Rugby Championship, June 4-5 at PPL Park in Philadelphia, will be aired live on NBC both days. Irish punk band The Dropkick Murphy's will be performing a free post-match concert at PPL Park June 4. For more info, visit usasevenscrc.com.
• NBC Sports live coverage from 4:00-6:00 p.m. ET on June 4 and 5
• Versus live coverage from 2:00-4:00 p.m. ET on June 4 and 5
• Versus bonus coverage from 6:00-8:00 p.m. ET on June 4
• NBC Mobile live simulcast from 4:00-6:00 p.m. ET on June 4 and 5
• Hulu.com full event coverage available on-demand in HD quality video