Best Rivalries in College Dodgeball

After writing an article recently that highlighted the most anticipated matchups for next year, I decided to give my list of the best rivalries in the NCDA.  I divided this list into two sections: Tradition Rivalries and Emerging/New Rivalries.  Which NCDA rivalry is your favorite?  Let me know what you all think in the comment section! Continue reading “Best Rivalries in College Dodgeball”

Most Anticipated (Possible) Matchups of 2014-15

The 2014-15 NCDA season is still several months away, but with the scheduling process in full swing, I am beginning to think about the many exciting matchups that will occur next year.  Here is my list (in no particular order) of the top 10 matchups that I hope to witness next season: Continue reading “Most Anticipated (Possible) Matchups of 2014-15”

Remembering Derrick Ammons

A few weeks ago we lost a member of the NCDA Dodgeball family. Derrick Ammons was a member of Saginaw Valley State’s dodgeball team, and a great friend to many of their players.  I never had the privilege of meeting Derrick, but many members of SVSU’s team knew him well.  Here are a few brief comments by Saginaw Valley players remembering Derrick Ammons: Continue reading “Remembering Derrick Ammons”

Season Recap “Illinois Region”

Wisconsin Platteville cam close to upsetting Michigan State at Nationals 2014.
Wisconsin Platteville came close to upsetting Michigan State at Nationals 2014.


Wisconsin Platteville



St. Ambrose


The Illinois Region has not historically been home to the NCDA’s best teams.  In fact, this season no Illinois Region team made it past the first round of Nationals.  Despite that statistic, it was not that bad of a year for this region. Continue reading “Season Recap “Illinois Region””

Season Recap “Kentucky Region”

Western Kentucky's stellar performance at Nationals 2014 surprised a lot of people around the league.
Western Kentucky’s stellar performance at Nationals 2014 surprised a lot of people around the league.



Western Kentucky

Northwestern State (Louisiana)

North Texas


It was not a standout year for any team in the Kentucky region.  Only two of the teams made an appearance at Nationals. Continue reading “Season Recap “Kentucky Region””

Season Recap “Michigan Region”

Cold winters breed the Michigan DodgeballerTeams:

Grand Valley State

Saginaw Valley State

Michigan State

Central Michigan

Siena Heights



The Michigan Region once again was the most dominant in the NCDA during the 2013-14 season.  In fact, three Michigan teams made it to the “Final Four” at Nationals 2014.  While the top tier teams in this region Continue reading “Season Recap “Michigan Region””

My Take on Nationals 2014

nationals-2014-shirt-finalNCDA Nationals 2014 took place this past weekend, and as expected, it was one of the best weekends of the year for everyone involved.  I had the privilege to play and spectate so many awesome collegiate dodgeball games this weekend, and it made me more than excited for the future of this league.  Here are some of my reactions to what took place this weekend.  Continue reading “My Take on Nationals 2014”

Captains’ Poll Results

1 Grand Valley State
2 Saginaw Valley State
3 Kent State
4 James Madison
5 Michigan State
6 Ohio State
7 Central Michigan
8 Kentucky
9 Wisconsin Platteville
10 Maryland
11 Western Kentucky
12 Towson
13 Bowling Green State
14 Penn State
15 Miami (Oh)
16 DePaul
17 Siena Heights
18 Northwestern State
19 Nebraska
20 North Texas
21 Virginia Commonwealth
22 St. Ambrose
23 Davenport

BOTM: 2014 March

Max Siler [SVSU-38]

Max Siler is in his second season as the captain for Saginaw Valley State.  Recently, Max led his team to undefeated records in the Michigan Dodgeball Cup, and DePaul University Invite.  SVSU currently boasts a 10-game win streak, thanks in large part to the efforts of their captain.  Over the past few years Max Siler has developed into a star player for SVSU, and he is a very deserving recipient of “Baller of the Month”. Continue reading “BOTM: 2014 March”