Past Articles in Analysis
The Northwest Challenge is unique, challenging, and, soon, changing.
April 10, 2015 by Kyle Weisbrod in Analysis with 6 Comments
Here's what you need to know about the USA Ultimate rankings, bid allocation, and the algorithm.
April 1, 2015 by Charlie Eisenhood in Analysis with 48 Comments
How many bids will the Northwest get, and other questions answered.
March 31, 2015 by Charlie Eisenhood in Analysis with 0 Comments
If you were to rifle through almost any of my teammate’s bags–or even mine, for that matter–there’s a good chance you’d find performance-enhancing drugs. I promise we’re not cheating, though: every other team uses (and, often, relies on) the same drug: caffeine. Believe it or not, there’s little scientific question that caffeine is an effective...
March 26, 2015 by Kate Schlag in Analysis with 7 Comments
This week marks the fourth and final week of High Tide 2015. Is it more than just a party tournament?
March 24, 2015 by Simon Pollock in Analysis with 17 Comments
Here are the latest USA Ultimate rankings, released 3/17/15. MEN’S DIVISION IF THE SEASON ENDED TODAY Regional bid allocation would be: Southeast – 4 Northwest – 3 South Central – 3 Atlantic Coast – 2 North Central – 2 Ohio Valley – 2 Great Lakes – 1 Metro East – 1 New England – 1...
March 17, 2015 by Charlie Eisenhood in Analysis, News with 21 Comments
By the time April arrived, the 2014 Washington Element season was beginning to feel like a slow-motion train wreck. What had started as a season of excitement and high expectations had moved past the standard “every season has rough spots” phase and into the “it might be time for us to rethink why we are...
March 17, 2015 by Kyle Weisbrod in Analysis with 6 Comments
Cody Johnston examines whether UNCW still deserves its bad rep, how UMass' zone allowed them to defeat UNC, and more.
March 12, 2015 by Cody Johnston in Analysis with 57 Comments
Here are some of the standout rookies from the 2015 season so far.
March 12, 2015 by Charlie Eisenhood and Keith Raynor in Analysis with 12 Comments
Here is the latest on the 2015 Player of the Year race.
March 11, 2015 by Keith Raynor in Analysis with 6 Comments