Football to Become Sponsored USCAA Sport

Football to Become Sponsored USCAA Sport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Newport News, VA - United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Executive Director Bill Casto announced on Monday that football will be added to the list of USCAA sponsored sports starting this fall.

Football will be a recognized as an Emerging Sport with the association as 10 of the 91 member schools play the sport.  This fall the USCAA will recognize statistical leaders, Players of the Week and an All-Academic team.  In 2013, the association will recognize a national All-USCAA team and sponsor a post-season championship game.

“With 10 of our 91 members offering football, we want to be able to give the same opportunities for recognition to the football playing schools that we give the other sports within the association,” said Casto.  “Our association believes that all athletes and programs deserve the same opportunities as larger institutions. The mission of the USCAA is to provide that to all recognized sports.”  

The football playing members in the inaugural season of USCAA football are:

The Apprentice School

Newport News, VA

Ave Maria University

Naples, FL

Concordia College-Selma

Selma, AL

Iowa Wesleyan College

Mt. Pleasant, IA

Lindenwood Belleville

Belleville, IL

Ohio Midwestern

Cincinnati, OH

Presentation College

Aberdeen, SD

Southern Virginia University

Buena Vista, VA

Virginia University Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA

Williamson

Media, PA

For more information on the implementation of football- click here for a football timeline

For more about the USCAA contact the national office at info@theuscaa.com or by calling 757.706.3756.