Past Articles from Ben Murphy

Ben Murphy

Ben is an occasional Ultiworld contributor to based in Michigan and often covering the Great Lakes region, the women’s club division, or the women’s semi-pro leagues. Ben has also coached Michigan Flywheel, Columbus Pride, Pittsburgh Parcha, and played with various mixed club teams including starting Hybrid in 2017.

  1. Club Season Primer 2021: Mixed Division

    Doing our best to lay out the known knowns in a season with plenty of unknown unknowns.

  2. Stall 9: On Coaches, Players, and the Venn Diagram of Expectations

    A college coach learns to adjust his vision.

  3. USA Ultimate’s Coach Convention: Takeaways from the Virtual Event

    This year’s socially distanced affair brought together coaches from around the country for four evenings of workshops, training, and connection.

  4. Columbus Cocktails Make It Two In A Row With Little Drama (Great Lakes Mixed Regionals 2019 Recap)

    Cocktails were again a step above the rest of the Great Lakes.

  5. Club Regionals 2019: Mega-Preview (Women’s)

    Breaking down every region and all your contenders.

  6. Club Regionals 2019: Mega-Preview (Mixed)

    Breaking down every region and all your contenders.

  7. D-I College Championships 2019: Cal Poly Outclasses Michigan In Quarters

    Cal Poly was better rested and much sharper.

  8. D-I College Championships 2019: Michigan Shocks Oregon On Double Game Point (Men’s Prequarters)

    The biggest upset of the prequarterfinal round!

  9. D-I College Championships 2019: Women’s Pool Play Recaps

    The live blog has been cooking the past two days (Day 1, Day 2), but here’s a full rundown of all the games we recapped…

  10. Masters of Chaos: Teams Trending Up After Day One

    While some squads were descending into chaos amidst Friday's wild conditions, others found themselves right at home.

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