The UNF Deadbirds Sevens team finished two points short from making the semi final match at PPL Park in Philadelphia on June 1st for the Collegiate Rugby Championship. PPL Park was full of the best the sport of rugby has to offer. In the major college pool was California, Drexel, Maryland, Temple, Dartmouth, Kutztown, Notre Dame, St. Joseph’s, Michigan, Navy, Ohio State, Texas, Northeastern, Penn State, South Carolina, UCLA, Arizona, Life University, Penn and Virginia Tech. In the small college division the teams were University of North Florida, New England College, Susquehanna University, New Mexico Highlands University, University of Richmond, Valdosta State, Lafayette College and Sonoma State University.
In 2013, the UNF Deadbirds made it to the final match on Sunday at PPL Park but finished second.