Penn State Fayette to Host USCAA Volleyball, Cross-Country Championships

Cross-country athletes on the field.

Penn State Fayette will host the 2023 and 2024 USCAA volleyball and cross-country Small College National Championships. 

Credit: Penn State

LEMONT FURNACE, Pa. — Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, will host the 2023 and 2024 United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) volleyball and cross-country Small College National Championships. The championships will bring together college teams from across the nation.

“We’ve been looking forward to this opportunity for some time. With our history and capacity to host large-scale sporting events, we are incredibly excited to create another premier championship experience for volleyball and cross-country student-athletes,” said Stephen Oberly III, athletic director at Penn State Fayette.

Penn State Fayette has a track record of athletic excellence, serving as the host campus for the USCAA men's and women's DI and DII basketball championships for more than a decade. This long-standing role highlights their commitment to offering a national championship experience and fostering a vibrant athletic community.

“I’m proud to welcome the return of USCAA national championships to Penn State Fayette and to Southwest Pennsylvania,” said Charles Patrick, chancellor and chief academic officer at Penn State Fayette. “We look forward to our continued work together to offer world-class volleyball and cross-country experiences for student-athletes, coaches and guests.” 

The 2023 and 2024 USCAA Volleyball and Cross-Country Small College National Championships at Penn State Fayette are set for Nov. 9-13, 2023, and Nov. 7-11, 2024, respectively. The USCAA, founded in 2001 and based in Pittsburgh, serves as the national governing body for small college athletics, offering championship competition and student-athlete recognition.

For more information on the 2023 and 2024 USCAA Volleyball & Cross-Country Small College National Championships, please visit the Penn State Fayette athletics website.