WTOP News published a story this morning by Digital Sports Editor Noah Frank about the DC Ultimate Community’s perspective on Ultimate in the Olympics. Great article. It also includes some thoughts from Breeze co-owner Don Grage.
Here are your Top 10 goal scorers for the DC Breeze in 2015, along with their total catches and catch percentages. These ten players accounted for 196 of the team’s 301 goals scored this season, or 65% of the team’s tally.
The AUDL announced the final candidates today for the AUDL MVP, and here they are. Who’s your pick?
When his Breeze contract expires in 2018, Bradley Scott will be not just a superstar athlete but quite possibly a world renowned poet. Why, you ask? Here’s his bio… “Now, this is a story all about how My life got hucked-hurled upside down And I’d like to take a minute If you would please I’ll tell you how I became a player on a team called the Breeze.” … Brad…
The DC Breeze announced today that 2015 stats leaders David Boylan-Kolchin and Matt Kerrigan have both re-signed with the team. Kerrigan signed a 2-year deal and Boylan-Kolchin a 1-year deal, ensuring both players will return to provide more big plays and big numbers for a Breeze squad with big playoff aspirations in 2016.
2013-15 Breeze Intern and Georgetown alum Steven Wartinbee has just released a terrific writeup of the Aug 8-9 AUDL Championships on Ultiworld. Here are a few excerpts… Our favorite: “Overall, this was the one of the best-run, most elaborate ultimate events I’ve ever watched (including college nationals). Terrific attractions for spectators, both those who know the sport and those who were being introduced for the first time. Championship Weekend 2015…
The American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) has raised almost $750,000 for charity through the Championship Weekend Spirit Challenge (currently $749,000 with a few hours to go).
Ok, so the season has ended, we played 14 games, and now it’s time to think about who is your least favorite team in the East. What do you think? Take our poll!
Here’s a terrific article from The New Yorker magazine, which discusses the impressive rise of ultimate from a niche alternative sport to one likely to be in the Olympics within 10 years.
Congratulations to the San Jose Spiders for their win Aug 9th in the 4th AUDL Championship Final! They beat the Madison Radicals 17-15 in a well played and tight contest throughout. See the recap here!