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Tempest places fourth in Halifax

Tempest at Chick n’ Run in Halifax.

Tempest recently finished fourth in its fifth appearance at Chick n’ Run.

The province’s travelling competitive team for women took part in the indoor four-on-four women’s tournament against teams from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland and Labrador from Dec. 8-9.

In pool play on day one, Tempest finished 3-1 overall, winning against DKUT (Dalhousie) 42-6, Chicks with Flicks (Halifax) 25-19 and Sirens (Saint John) 43-9, and taking a loss to Hey Girl (Moncton) 23-16.

Advancing to the top six for day two, Tempest played against Death by Snu Snu (Fredericton) and pulled out a 21-14 win to secure a spot in the semis. There, they met the eventual champions, RC (Halifax), losing 27-14 but earning a spot in the bronze medal game.

Tempest played for third place against Chicks in the Yard in an exciting back-and-forth matchup. The end of regulation time saw the teams tied at 17 with Chicks in the Yard in possession of the disc, who went on to score and earn the victory on universe point.

Click here to watch the bronze medal game.

Three rookies joined the veteran Tempest roster at Chick n’ Run this year: Kat White, Rachael Fitkowski and Claire Genest.

Congratulations to Tempest for another strong effort!

MUTT holding tryouts for open and women’s teams

The Memorial University Ultimate Touring Team (MUTT) is holding tryouts this month.

The Memorial University Ultimate Touring Team (MUTT) is holding tryouts this month.

The Memorial Ultimate Touring Team (MUTT) is holding tryouts for open and women’s teams this month.

Tryouts are open to current students at Memorial University.

Open Tryouts:

  • Sept. 6, 5:30-7 p.m. @ MUN Fieldhouse Soccer Field
  • Sept. 9, 12-2 p.m. @ Lower Ayers Soccer Field
  • Sept. 11, 5:30-7 p.m. @ MUN Fieldhouse Soccer Field
  • Sept. 14, 5:30-7 p.m. @ MUN Fieldhouse Soccer Field

Women’s Tryouts:

  • Sept. 9, 2:30-4 p.m. @Lower Ayers Soccer Field
  • Sept. 10, 5:30-7 p.m. @ MUN Fieldhouse Soccer Field
  • Sept. 12, 5:30-7 p.m. @ MUN Fieldhouse Soccer Field

For more information, email captain Luke Dyer at muttcaptain@gmail.com.

And stay up-to-date by liking the MUTT Facebook page here.

Highest finish ever for Regiment at No Borders

Regiment, Newfoundland and Labrador's travelling open team,at No Borders in July.

Regiment at No Borders in July.

Congratulations to Regiment on its highest finish in a national-level tournament recently!

The province’s travelling open division team, made up of players from UNL, placed sixth at No Borders, July 21-22 in Ottawa. It was Regiment’s first tournament of the competitive season.

Key highlights for Regiment included wins over NSOM, the 2017 Masters Open winner, and Grand Trunk, 2016 CUC champs, and taking Phoenix, the eventual tournament winner (for the eighth time!), to universe point.

Regiment was seeded eighth out of 23 teams going into the tournament.

Day 1 recap:

  • Regiment (6) vs. Quake (Quebec City) (13)
  • Regiment (11) vs. Phoenix (Ottawa) (12)
  • Regiment (10) vs. U20 Team Canada (12)
  • Regiment (12) vs. NSOM (Montreal) (10)

Day 2 recap:

  • Regiment (10) vs. Houndd (Durham) (12)
  • Regiment (13) vs. Grand Trunk (Toronto) (10)
  • Regiment (10) vs. Quake (12)

Regiment took 17 players to No Borders, including rookies Robbie Flemming and Brody McKeown. The team is captained by Nick House, Craig Stoyles and Paolo Mascarin with Luke Dyer as spirit captain.

Regiment will next compete at the Canadian Ultimate Championships in August.

For more photos from No Borders, click here.