Past Articles from Jeremy Weiss

Jeremy Weiss is an Ultiworld statistics contributor. He began playing ultimate at the University of Pennsylvania Void and now resides in Madison, WI, where he studies statistical machine learning and medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Contact him at jeremy.weiss@gmail.com.

  1. Sandy, Surge, and Understanding Star Defense, Powered by Agility from Five Ultimate

    Scandal's Sandy Jorgensen and Riot's Sarah "Surge" Griffith are two of the game's most impressive defenders, in any division. Learn from their techniques and styles in this video analysis about great defense.

  2. Ultiworld’s All-Club 1st Team (Women’s)

    Read Ultiworld's All-Club selection in the Women's Division. All seven players have demonstrated superior talent with outstanding performances this season on the field. From our reporting to our statistics, these players stood above the pack.

  3. Ultiworld’s All-Club 2nd Team (Women’s)

    Photo by Brandon Wu — UltiPhotos.com For over a year, we’ve been working on improving statistical evaluation of Ultimate teams and players. One of the…

  4. Ultiworld’s All-Club First Team (Open)

    Photo by Alex Fraser — UltiPhotos.com For over a year, we’ve been working on improving statistical evaluation of Ultimate teams and players. One of the…

  5. Ultiworld’s All-Club (Open) 2nd Team

    Photo by Kevin Leclaire — UltiPhotos.com For over a year, we’ve been working on improving statistical evaluation of Ultimate teams and players. One of the…

  6. Pro Flight Finale Preview (Women’s): Possibilities Of Parity Put To The Test

    Photo by Brandon Wu — UltiPhotos.com Watch live coverage of the Pro Flight Finale right here on Ultiworld! A 7 game livestream package is available for just…

  7. Pro Flight Finale: Men’s Preview

    Eight of the country's best teams converge on Davis, California, for the Pro Flight Finale and the final leg of the Triple Crown Tour. With title contenders packed into two four-team pools, this weekend offers the best competition this side of the Series.

  8. Quantifying Player Value: Introducing ‘Expected Contribution’ And Ranking The 2013 NexGen Team

    No one in Ultimate seriously believes simple statistics like goals, assists, or blocks fairly measure a player’s overall worth. But our new 'expected contribution' statistic - which summarizes each player’s involvement in one overall number -- is a first serious attempt to do exactly this.

  9. Ring Needs a Signature Win, But Faces Undefeated Ironside

    Micah Hood (Ring of Fire #23) lays out against Peter Prial (Ironside #8)Photo by Brandon Wu — UltiPhotos.com On a beautiful 4thof July day, Raleigh’s…

  10. Day 2 Statistical Preview: Ironside v. Revolver

    Yes, it’s early.  But with a currently 3-0 Revolver looking strong in Day 1 action, the winner of their Friday’s 2v3 against Ironside (3-0) will…

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