NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The USCAA has announced Warren Wilson College as the host of the 2015 Men's and Women's Soccer National Championships. The upcoming championships will be held in Asheville, North Carolina from November 4-7.
“The City of Asheville, ABYSA (Asheville Buncombe Youth Soccer Association) and Warren Wilson College are pleased to announce the return of the USCAA Soccer National Championships. It's a great showcase for our city, promotes our national association in a soccer enthusiast town, and highlights Warren Wilson College athletics,” said Stacey Enos, Warren Wilson College Athletic Director.
This will be the third time in the past five years that the USCAA Soccer National Championships will be hosted by Warren Wilson College. Games will be played at John B. Lewis Soccer Complex, a four-field turf facility located in the city of Asheville with lights, scoreboards, and a concession area.
"We are happy to have the opportunity to bring the USCAA Soccer National Championship to Asheville, North Carolina,” said USCAA Executive Director Matthew Simms. “Our past experience with Warren Wilson and City of Asheville was nothing but positive and I know we’re in store for another great tournament in 2015.”
The Crowne Plaza Resort will serve as the host hotel and banquet site for the tournament. The 125 acre resort will offer tournament participants rooms an exceptional group discount with complimentary parking and Wi-Fi access. The Crowne Plaza Resort is approximately ten minutes from the John B. Lewis Soccer Complex.
Both the men's and women's tournaments feature ten teams, with consolation brackets. Warren Wilson College will receive an automatic host bid for both the 2015 tournament. A full schedule with games times will be released in the fall.