Mailbag: Sideline Stall Counts, What I Miss About Ultimate

Would the strategy change?

Michigan's sideline gets hype with their cowbell at the 2017 D-I College Championships.
Michigan’s sideline gets hype with their cowbell at the 2017 D-I College Championships. Photo: Brian Paul Rutherford — UltiPhotos.com

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Q: Inspired by COVID-19, let’s say we introduced stalls from the sideline to make the game safer. What strategies emerge? How valuable is a close mark vs. having an extra defender elsewhere? What comes over from goaltimate where the stalling is already decoupled from the marker?

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  1. Charlie Eisenhood
    Charlie Eisenhood

    Charlie Eisenhood is the editor-in-chief of Ultiworld. You can reach him by email (charlie@ultiworld.com) or on Twitter (@ceisenhood).

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