LFCC Rugby Team Hosts 4-School Tournament 3/3/12

For Immediate Release:
February 27, 2012

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
[email protected]
Phone: 540-868-7134

On Saturday, March 3rd, Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) will host a round-robin intercollegiate rugby tournament at its Middeltown, VA campus.  Teams from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Frostburg State University, and Washington and Lee University will join LFCC for the event.  Matches will begin at 1 p.m. with the championship game scheduled for 4:45 p.m. 

“This is an excellent opportunity for our team and fans to see some great college rugby and a good experience for our players,” said LFCC Coach Aaron Painter.  “LFCC is also pleased to offer local fans of the participating schools get a chance to see their team play.” 

To accommodate the teams, games will consist of two 30-minute halves instead of 40-minute halves.  The schedule for the day is:

1 p.m. – LFCC vs VCU

2:15 p.m. – Frostburg State (#22) vs. Washington & Lee(#21)

3:30 p.m. – Consolation Game

4:45 p.m. – Championship Game


Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.