Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Comparison: Seed vs Finish of Club Teams at 2018 USA Ultimate National Championships

The 4-day 2018 USA Ultimate National Championships were completed in San Diego, California , over October 18-21. The top sixteen (16) teams from each division - men, mixed, women - were in competition.

Here's how each team in the 3 divisions finished compared to their pre-tournament seed. Biggest movers - up and down - also noted.

Women Division
Very little movement in the top-7 seeded teams.
UP(+): San Diego Wildfire (+7); Portland Schwa (+6)
DOWN (-): Madison Heist (-4); Columbus Rival, Raleigh Phoenix (-3)

Mixed Division
The top seed won the championship in a division with lots of movement.
UP(+): New York XIST (+5); D.C. Space Heater, San Francisco Blackbird, New Jersey Jughandle  (+3)
DOWN (-): San Francisco Polar Bears (-5); Minneapolis Drag'n Thrust, Boston Slow White (-4)

Men's Division
Lots of movement in this division.
UP(+): Michigan HIGH FIVE (+6); Austin Doublewide, Minneapolis Sub Zero (+5); Denver Johnny Bravo (+4)
DOWN (-): Boston DiG (-9), Madison Club (-6); Vancouver Furious George (-4)

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