Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Breakdown of US Initial Roster for The World Games 2017

Twenty players were chosen by USA Ultimate from The World Games tryout. The final roster will be 14 players (7 male, 7 female) for the co-ed team to represent the US in Poland. Congrats to: Anna Nazarov, Ashlin Joye, Beau Kittredge, Carolyn Finney, Chris Kocher, Claire Chastain, Claire Desmond, Dylan Freechild, George Stubbs, Georgia Bosscher, Grant Lindsley, Jimmy Mickle, Joel Schlachet, Kami Groom, Kurt Gibson, LIÊN Hoffmann, Nick Stuart, Opi Payne, Sandy Jorgensen, Sarah Griffith.

0 = players from the Club Mixed Division (2016 season)

1 = # of players who grew up outside of the U.S. (Opi Payne, Tokyo)

2 = # of players who reside in the same town where they grew up (Jimmy Mickle; Golden CO and Georgia Bosscher; Madison, WI)

2 = # of players who played on the U.S. National Mixed Ultimate Team at 2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championships. (Carolyn Finney, Sandy Jorgensen)

3 =  # of players from Atlanta, GA (George Stubbs, Grant Lindsley, Chris Kocher)

4 = # of players who have a birthday in June.

4 = # of players rostered on NexGen Tours. (Freechild, Kocher, Mickle, Stubbs)

5 = # of players rostered on Team E.R.I.C. (Desmond, Freechild, Kittredge, Mickle, Payne)

5 = # of players who attended a University of California school. (UC-Berkeley: Claire Desmond, Joel Schlachet; UC-Davis: Ashlin Joye; UCLA: Anna Nazarov; UC-Santa Barbara: Carolyn Finney)

5 = # of players from Revolver club ultimate team (Beau Kittredge, Joel Schlachet, Ashlin Joye, George Stubbs, Grant Lindsley)

6 = # of players from the 2013 The World Games (Cali, Colombia) championship team roster. (Beau Kittredge, George Stubbs, Sarah Griffith, Ashlin Joye, Opi Payne, Georgia Bosscher)

8 = # of players who currently reside in California. (Anna Nazarov, Carolyn Finney, Claire Desmond, Beau Kittredge, Joel Schlachet, Ashlin Joye, George Stubbs, Grant Lindsley)

8 = # of players who reside in the same state where they grew up.

9 = # of players who reside in the same state as where they attended college. (University of California...: Ashlin Joye, Claire Desmond, Joel Schlachet, Anna Nazarov, Carolyn Finney; Colorado: Jimmy Mickle; Oregon: Dylan Freechild; Wisconsin: Georgia Bosscher: Carleton: Nick Stuart)

12 = # of different club ultimate teams represented.

18 = # of players who played at WUGC 2016. (Exceptions: Grant Lindsley, George Stubbs)

28 = average age of the 20-player roster. (female avg age = just over 28 years old; male avg age = just under 28 years old)

32 = age of oldest female player (Anna Nazarov)

34 = age of oldest player (Beau Kittredge)

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