2018 National Champions – GVSU

RICHMOND – Siegel Center, E.J. Wade Arena, at Nationals 2018:
GVSU def CMU 6-1 in the 2018 Championship match.

Grand Valley State University Club Dodgeball is the National Champion for the 2018 college dodgeball season. At the conclusion of the 59 match event, the Director of Nationals, Hunter Ford [VCU, #4-C], along with the rest of the National Collegiate Dodgeball Association Executive Board, presented the Championship trophy to Brandon Meisel, GV Captain on Sunday afternoon. 

The 2018 Season included 296 ranked matches across and 37 events, with 39 participating Member Teams. The NCDA has 900 registered members across 27 States as of 2017-04-11.

This is GVSU’s sixth consecutive National title, in addition to being their tenth National title overall. This was the 14th National Championship for Collegiate Dodgeball competition; the NCDA was founded April 9th, 2005.

GVSU was the second rated team (54.638) going into Nationals, and was seeded #2 in the Tournament Bracket with a 55.721, behind eventual National Runner Up, Central Michigan Club Dodgeball. CMU had a 56.905 rating giving them the #1 seed in the Tournament Bracket.

GVSU finishes the 2018 Season with 22 wins and 4 losses, including 1 overtime victory.

2018 Championship Match Timetable:

25:00 Start Half
16:50 Point GVSU
12:06 10 Clock CMU
07:59 Point GVSU
05:24 10 Clock CMU
05:27 Timeout CMU
04:59 Violation CMU
04:34 Timeout GVSU
03:26 Timeout Officials Call Clarification
03:18 Point GVSU
03:18 Half Expires
28:18 Start Half
26:51 Violation GVSU
26:15 10 Clock CMU
24:57 Point GVSU CMU waives running clock
22:20 Timeout GVSU
22:00 10 Clock GVSU
18:41 Timeout Officials Call Clarification
16:35 Timeout GVSU
15:55 10 Clock CMU
15:14 Timeout Officials Ball Count
14:47 Violation GVSU
13:53 Point GVSU
11:56 Violation GVSU
07:42 10 Clock GVSU
07:05 10 Clock CMU
06:08 Point GVSU
05:49 Point GVSU
04:20 10 Clock GVSU
01:21 Point CMU
01:21 Half Expires

Author: Zigmister

DePaul Dodgeball #68 & NCDA Director of Officiating

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