2012 By the Numbers

2012 was a great year for dodgeball, with a new champion crowned, tons of games played, and lots of fun had. Here’s a recap of what went down, as one season ended and another began…

  • 156– 156 games were played in 2012
  • 1– SVSU won their first National Championship in school history
  • 16– Sixteen schools competed in the NCDA National Tournament
  • 18– Eighteen players were named to the first ever All-NCDA team, headlined by MVP Spencer Jardine (SVSU #77-C)
  • 14– The most points scored in a game in 2012 (MSU against Nebraska, JMU against Towson)
  • 32– Games separated by just one point.
  • 11– Overtime games, three of which were under the new OT rules.
  • 38– Games played by Kent State in 2012, the most in the NCDA.
  • 83– The speed of the throw, in MPH, that Wes Hopkins (UK #1) threw at Nationals 2012
  • 0– The amount of times GVSU was shut out in 2012
  • 3– The amount of losses SVSU had in 2012, the most losses by a National Champion in recorded history.
  • 16– Different venues that hosted a NCDA match in 2012.
  • 4480-Miles traveled (there and back) for Kent State in 2012
  • 2388– Miles traveled (there and back) for Northwestern State for their lone tournament of the year (Nationals 2012)
  • 825– The amount of points scored in 2012
  • 41– Games Michigan schools played against non-Michigan schools
  • 4– Losses by Michigan schools against non-Michigan schools (MSU vs JMU and UK, SVSU vs Kent, CMU vs Kent)
  • 27– Wins for Kent State, most in the NCDA. It would have been good for the second most wins of any Region.
  • .705– Win percentage of the Michigan Region, best in the NCDA
  • 55– Amount of wins the Michigan Region had in 2012
  • 55– Amount of wins the Illinois, East Coast, and Kentucky Regions had combined.
  • 2– Regions that had a winning record (out of the five)- Kentucky and Michigan
  • 63– Amount of All-Stars at Nationals 2012
  • 39– Amount of Ladies that played in the All-Ladies Game at Nationals 2012
  • 7910– Amount of time played in NCDA matches in 2012

Author: hiller87

Former Captain of the MSU Club Dodgeball Team, former NCDA Chief of Content.

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