Christendom College earned the USCAA’s 2019 President’s Cup for Academics this past weekend, as announced by the collegiate sports organization. The award, which is given to the school with the most Academic All-Americans and whose athletes have the best GPA, is Christendom’s first and a testament to the college’s strength in balancing sports success with academic excellence.
The Christendom Crusaders’ season came to a close in Philadelphia this past weekend, with the rugby team taking 4th at the NSCRO 7s National Championship. After battling through pool play on Saturday, they ultimately came up short in the semifinal game against New Mexico Highlands University.
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The Christendom Crusaders finished second at the NSCRO 15s Rugby National Championship, falling to repeat champion The Claremont Colleges in the final match. The Crusaders, who entered the final game as the #1 ranked team in the nation, fought hard, leaving it all on the field in front of Christendom fans who were present and watching the exciting game live online.
From Christendom’s volleyball team reaching its first National Championship to the rugby team earning trips to two separate National Championships, the 2018-19 academic year was full of defining moments for Christendom Athletics. At the center of these moments were 37 senior student-athletes who earned numerous honors during their four years, leaving behind a legacy of sportsmanship and perseverance that the college will remember for years to come.