Past Articles from Chris Cassella

Chris Cassella

Chris Cassella is from Orange, Connecticut, and started playing pick-up at the age of 11. He is a graduate of the University of Richmond, where he played four years with the Richmond Spidermonkeys. While at Richmond, Chris won a national championship (2017), two High Tide titles (2019, 2020), and the “worst decisions award” four years in a row. He is a current graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin, where he played for one season. You can follow him on Twitter (@nerdyboypolis) to see his daily takes about zone defense, political science, and I-35 traffic jams.

  1. Spicy Over Sweet: Colorado College Wasabi Defeat the Middlebury Pranksters for First National Title

    Colorado College Wasabi are your 2023 Men's D-III College Champions!

  2. D-III College Championships 2023: Men’s Final Scouting Report

    Rating everything from offense to depth to sideline impact, and the margins are thin at the top.

  3. The Best Things From After 1:30 PM at the 2023 D-III College Championships

    Despite travel woes, Chris Cassella got to D-III College Nationals in time to recap the day's most important events (that happened after 1:30 PM)

  4. D-III College Championships 2023: Pool Play Recap (Men’s)

    Recapping all the excitement from day one at the Men's D-III College Championships!

  5. D-III College Championships 2023: Pool D Preview (Men’s)

    Three top five teams in the Ultiworld Power Rankings stuffed into one dramatic pool.

  6. D-III College Championships 2023: Pool A Preview (Men’s)

    The #1 team draws a pool with three regional champions from one-bid regions, each with something to prove.

  7. 2023 D-III Men’s Primer: Revisited

    Did our editors' professional predictions stand the test of time?

  8. D-III Men’s Confregionals 2023 Preview

    Superlatives from the premier D-III men's tournament

  9. 2022 D-III Men’s Player of the Year

    Recognizing the top performer of the 2022 season.

  10. D-III College Championships 2022: Oklahoma Christian Makes it Two in a Row (Men’s Final Recap)

    OC becomes the first D-III men's team to win in consecutive seasons.

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