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-November 8th, 2016-
UNC Wilmington took home the men’s crown at the Classic City Classic, topping Virginia Tech 16-14. Georgia Tech walked away with a victory in the women’s tournament, beating Kennesaw State 15-5 in the finals. Carleton men and the Colorado Women won Missouri Loves Company and Texas Melee won Shootout with a win over Hydra.
Philadelphia Spinners Re-Sign First Players for 2017
The Philadelphia Spinners continue to make news this offseason. Last week they announced that they re-signed four players from their 2016 Championship team. Dave Baer, Gabe Colton, Himalaya Mehta and Billy Sickles will return to defend their title in 2017.
Anniversary Of the First Ever College Ultimate Game
According to Sludge, November 6th was the 44th Anniversary of first ever college ultimate game. In 1972, Rutgers and Princeton played on a parking lot at Columbia High School in N.J. Rutgers bested Princeton by two points.
VIDEO: Seven Hills Ultimate Club in Seattle
Check out a video of Seven Hills Ultimate Club in Seattle, Wa. You’ll see the Rainmakers’ Clay Dewey-Valentine make an appearance, but the video shows the commitment to youth ultimate that Seattle is making as a community.
Registration for the Ultimate Athlete Project is Now Open
The Ultimate Athlete Project is now open for registration. Signing up gives you access to professionally designed strength and conditioning programs designed specifically for ultimate players.
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