What you need to know in ultimate news.
August 26, 2019 by Keith Raynor in News, Recap with 0 comments
Welcome to Opening Pull, your weekly wrap-up of the previous week in ultimate. We’ve gathered the news you need to know and highlights you need to see, and we’ll let you know what’s coming up in the next week.
LAB Claims CUC Mixed Gold
Quebec LAB earned the gold medal in the mixed division at the Canadian Ultimate Championships. They defeated Ontario Soup 15-13 in the final.
Eurostars Top Brute Squad, Nemesis
The Eurostars are over halfway through this year’s tour, and they added two more wins: 15-11 against Boston Brute Squad and 15-7 against Chicago Nemesis. They’re currently leading in the Americus Cup.
Check out this sick catch by Levke Walczak from the victory against Nemesis (h/t @champeman22)
U.S. U20 National Team Applications Open
USA Ultimate is now taking applications for the U20 teams that’ll try to earn golds next July. The application deadline is September 4th. The tournament will take place in Malmö, Sweden.
The regular season’s capstone, the Pro Championships, will bring together most of the elite club teams in all three divisions. Keep an eye out for the penultimate USA Ultimate regular season rankings, as Pro Champs are the last results to be entered in, so we’ll know exactly who has to play for what. We’ll have full coverage leading up to and during the action in Philadelphia.
However, simultaneously, a few of the elite men’s teams on the West Coast are gathering some unsanctioned competition at Labor Day, including a livestreamed showcase game between Seattle Sockeye and San Francisco Revolver.