National U.S. Collegiate Hurling Champions

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U.S. NCGAA Hurling Champions 2013 - University of California, Berkeley

The first ever U.S. National Collegiate Gaelic Athletic Association (NCGAA) hurling championship took place in 2011. Indiana University won the first championship, beating UC Berkeley 3-4 (13) to 1-6 (9).[1] The University of Montana became the first team to win the championship back-to-back in 2014 and 2015.

The NCGAA Championship is held annually on Memorial Weekend. Winners of the U.S. NCGAA hurling championship include:

Year Winner Location
2011 Indiana University[2][3] Gaelic Park, Chicago, IL
2012 Purdue University [4][5] Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA
2013 University of California, Berkeley[6] Purdue, Indiana
2014 University of Montana, Missoula[7] Gaelic Park, New York
2015 University of Montana, Missoula[8] Missoula, Montana
2016 University of Connecticut Boulder, Colorado

In 2014, a second lower division of the championship known as the Shield was introduced. The University of Pittsburgh won the Shield in 2014, 2015 and 2016.