1. 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.

  2. How Do We Define Good Defense?

    When we talk, think, and strategize about Ultimate, defensive skill sometimes takes a back seat to offensive play. But we have begun to search for new ways to quantify good defense. Here we introduce one of those: the Ultiworld D rating.

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