2018 Intercollegiate Racquetball Championships Conclude

March 20, 2018, 12 p.m. (ET)


Erik Garcia - Men's Collegiate Singles Champion and Carla Munoz - Women's Collegiate Singles Champion. Photo: Gallemore Photography

Colorado State University -Pueblo Wins Division I Overall Team
Brigham Young Claims Women's Team • Colorado State University-Pueblo Claims Men's Team

2018 National Intercollegiate Championships Recap

Minneapolis, MN – Nearly 200 Collegiate players from around the country descended upon Minneapolis, Minnesota for the 2018 National Intercollegiate Championships presented by Explore Minnesota and Penn Racquet Sports.  The event was held at the beautiful University of Minnesota Recreation Center which boasted 12 spectacular courts including two glass side-wall show courts.



OVERALL TEAM TITLES DIVISION I AND DIVISION II
This unique team event saw 30 schools compete for titles in the Division I and Division II Overall, Men’s and Women’s Team categories.  Colorado State University - Pueblo claimed the Division I Overall Team title followed by Oregon State University and Brigham Young University respectively.  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute won the Division II Overall title over Rochester Institute of Technology.

WOMEN'S AND MEN'S TEAM TITLES
In the Division I Women’s Team division, Brigham Young University claimed the top spot by half a point over Northern Arizona University.  The Division II Women’s title went to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by just 4 points over Rochester Institute of Technology.  The Men’s Division I title was claimed by Colorado State University Pueblo over Oregon State University and Baldwin Wallace.  Division II was claimed by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute over Youngstown State University.

FINAL TEAM RESULTS/STANDINGS
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WOMEN'S COLLEGIATE SINGLES #1 GOLD DIVISION
In the Women’s #1 Gold Singles, returning champion Carla Munoz from Colorado State University - Pueblo defeated Erika Manilla from Northern Arizona University 15-9, 15-8.  Both ladies showed why they are among the next generation of Ladies professionals with unbelievable athleticism and power.  Congratulations to Carla for repeating as the 2018 Intercollegiate National Champion.

MEN'S COLLEGIATE SINGLES #1 GOLD DIVISION
The Men’s #1 Gold Singles saw #1 seed Erik Garcia from Colorado State University – Pueblo take home the title against #2 seed Alejandro Almada from the University of Texas by scores of 15-6, 15-7.  The power and quickness on display in this match thrilled the fans packed around the stadium court.  In the end, Erik Garcia went from last year’s Finalist to 2018 Intercollegiate National Champion.

COMPLETE ONLINE RESULTS AND FINAL FINISHERS
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