Easterns 2022: Day One Reactions

Brown and UNC continued their predicted strong seasons, but other teams bucked expectations.

Brown gathers during the final of Smoky Mountain Invite 2022.
Brown gathers during the final of Smoky Mountain Invite 2022. Photo: William ‘Brody’ Brotman — UltiPhotos.com

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In yet another unpredictable day of college ultimate, upsets were numerous in Easterns pool play. Half of the quarterfinalists come from below the top eight seeds, and one of the tournament favorites lost three games en route to a fourth-place pool finish. Some stray thoughts after a wild Saturday below.

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  1. Edward Stephens
    Edward Stephens

    Edward Stephens has an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College. He writes and plays ultimate in Athens, Georgia.

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