2011 the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Racquetball Conference was formed. The conference encompasses five states,
Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, the eastern part of
Tennessee and the District of Columbia.
initial phase, Phil Wheeler, the Regional Commissioner, visited several
colleges in the state to meet with club sport directors and other college staff
members to gain support for the program.
Nine college teams joined the conference. These include: the University of Virginia,
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, College of William and
Mary, Liberty University, the University of North Carolina, North Carolina
State University, Appalachian State University, the University of Maryland and
Duke University. Several other colleges were represented by individual players from
Elon University, Southeast Baptist Theological, Jefferson College of Health
Sciences and Virginia Western Community College. Other colleges that have been
contacted and hopefully will develop teams include: Virginia Military Institute,
Washington and Lee University, George Mason University, Old Dominion University,
Ferrum College, James Madison University, and East Carolina University.
tournaments operate in the Olympic format thereby guaranteeing each participant
multiple matches in their divisions. Any
full-time, part-time or graduate student may enter the tournament earning
points toward being named an individual college champion. Additionally, points are earned for the
college team leading to an award for the collegiate men’s team champion,
women’s team champion and overall college champion. To compete for the latter, a college must
field both a men’s and women’s team.
MACRC schedule included tournaments at University of North Carolina, two at Liberty
University and the combined regional event at NC State. The collegiate
Nationals will be held at Arizona State University the last week of March.
information about the MACRC please contact Phil via email at email@example.com or by phone 540-721-9035.