Thursday, May 31, 2018

ConGRADulations!

Congratulations to all college graduates!



[adapted from Moderately Confused (0514/2005)]


Tuesday, May 29, 2018

2018 College Ultimate Champions

The 2018 college ultimate season is over. Division III and Division I were completed over the last two weekends in  postseason tournaments hosted by USA Ultimate.

DIVISION III
A total of 32 teams competed in Rockford, IL, over May 19-20 for the Division III college ultimate championships.
MEN
Bryant Craze (#1) won 11-10 over Air Force. Bryant - "a small private university in the smallest state in the country" - posted a 26-2 during the 2018 season.


WOMEN
St. Olaf Vortex (#7) won 11-8 over Bates (#2). Vortex is one of two women's ultimate teams at St. Olaf College. St Olaf had lost to Bates by the score of 10-15 the day before in pool play.

DIVISION I
A total of 40 teams competed in Milwaukee over May 25-28 for the Division I college ultimate championships.

MEN
University of North Carolina Darkside (#2) won 14-10 [8-6 half] over Pittsburgh (#9); this is UNC Darkside's 2nd men's college ultimate championship in 4 years.


WOMEN
Dartmouth Princess Layout won 15-9 [8-5 half] over Colorado Kali; this is Dartmouth's 2nd consecutive women's college ultimate championship.



Friday, May 18, 2018

AUDL Offers Investment Opportunity

American Ultimate Disc League, which started its 7th season in 2018, launched an online public offering - an opportunity for investors to buy shares in the league. The AUDL seeks 1.07 million from owners who share their excitement about the sport [of "Ultimate Disc"], want to spread the word to fans around the world. The investment is $3.30 per Series B Common Unit; investment amount (per investor) = $495.


Per paperwork on StartEngine.com, the pre-money valuation of the AUDL = $16,500,000.00
The pre-money valuation of Company upon which the offering price of the Series B Units is based was not determined by an independent third-party assessment of value or on a professional appraisal, but was determined by the Company’s Managers [AUDL].

Caution!
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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Qualifying College Ultimate Teams for 2018 Championships: Division III

A total of 32 Division III college ultimate teams have qualified for USA Ultimate College Championships. The D-III USAU College Championships take place on May 19-20 in Rockford, Illinois. Below are the D-III men's and women's college ultimate teams that qualified for Nationals by region.




5 = # of colleges that qualified both their men's and women's ultimate teams for the USAU DIII College Championships (Georgia College, North Park, Oberlin, Puget Sound, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute [RPI])

Carleton's DI teams also qualified for Division I 2018 championships.


Wednesday, May 16, 2018

What Do You Hear!?!

Forget the 'Yanny or Laurel' audio debate, what's more important is what which do ultimate players hear?
Hammer or Dump?


Monday, May 07, 2018

Qualifying College Ultimate Teams for 2018 Championships: Division I

A total of 40 Division I college ultimate teams have qualified for USA Ultimate College Championships. The D-I USAU College Championships take place on May 25-28 in Milwaukee. Below are the D-I men's and women's college ultimate teams that qualified for Nationals by region.



6 = # of colleges that qualified both their men's and women's ultimate teams for the USAU DI College Championships (Carleton, North Carolina, Oregon, Pittsburgh, Stanford, and Texas)

[Data via USAU; compiled by SLUDGE]