Tuesday, October 21, 2014

DC Truck Stop Into the Pro Flight

After finishing 1st at the Mid-Atlantic Regionals, DC Truck Stop entered the USA Ultimate National Championships as the 14th seed out of 16 qualifying teams.

Truck went 1-2 during pool play, won their pre-quarters game 15-11 over Pittsburgh Temper, then lost 12-14 to the eventual champions Denver Johnny Bravo. DC's elite men's club ultimate team lost their next game to San Francisco Revolver by 9, which setup a placement game for 7th with Seattle Sockeye.

Video highlights by Fulcrum Media are below [Truck Stop in white / Seattle Sockeye in black]:

Club Championships 2014 | Sockeye vs Truck | ProFlight 7th Place Game from FulcrumPro on Vimeo.

As the blog post title gives away...in their 7th game of the tournament, Truck won over the #3 seed, placing the DC team into the Pro Flight (Top-8 teams). Compared to 2013, Truck Stop's 2014 final season ranking improved by 8 places.

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