Standings as of 2020-03-10

Standings are to be released every Tuesday

In the 2020 Season, we have 47 technical upsets in 204 ranked matches (76.96% success rate) across 26 events.

The Gonzalez System is a computer ranking model similar to Elo and is a rating exchange system based on research performed by World Rugby. It has been adapted by the NCDA to the demands of College Dodgeball, but can be tuned and customized endlessly to incorporate accurate data. It has been used to help determine seeds for the Nationals bracket since Nationals 2014, and was used exclusively for the each Nationals bracket since 2017.

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Standings as of 2020-02-12

Standings are released every Tuesday

In the 2020 Season, we have 38 technical upsets in 155 ranked matches (75.48% success rate) across 19 events.

The Gonzalez System is a computer ranking model similar to Elo and is a rating exchange system based on research performed by World Rugby. It has been adapted by the NCDA to the demands of College Dodgeball, but can be tuned and customized endlessly to incorporate accurate data. It has been used to help determine seeds for the Nationals bracket since Nationals 2014, and was used exclusively for the each Nationals bracket since 2017.

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College Dodgeball 2010-19 All-Decade Team

Below is the 1st Team All-Decade list, voted on by a panel of 12 individuals who played collegiate dodgeball between 2010 and 2019.

1) Kevin Bailey – Grand Valley State University

The final spot on the College Dodgeball All-Decade Team goes to Kevin Bailey of Grand Valley State University. Bailey joined GVSU in the middle of the biggest rebuilding period in program history. His rookie class, filled with talented and competitive players, came at the perfect time for GVSU. They pushed each other to become better players, and consequently several of them received All-American honors along with their national championship wins. Bailey took over as captain his junior year and focused on building his team through competition, both internally and externally. He genuinely believed that the team was only as good as the worst player so he actively worked to raise the talent level of everyone on the team. He also knew that real game experience was crucial to success and therefore nearly doubled the number of games GVSU played compared to previous years. A true all-around player, Bailey was a problem for his opponents on the court. The speed, movement, and accuracy on his throw was absolutely overwhelming. His superior blocking skills made him nearly impossible to hit with a ball in his hands, and in the rare instances where he would be without a ball, he was still extremely proficient at catching and dodging to save himself from being eliminated. What truly separated Bailey from the rest of the league, however, was his incredible awareness of the game. He was always in perfect position, he had the patience to wait for his opponents to make mistakes, and then he would quickly and efficiently capitalize. Bailey’s resume remains on a likely untouchable level. He is the only player in history to receive more than one Player of the Year award; he received the award 3 years in a row from 2014-2016. He won 4-consecutive NCDA National Championships (2013-2016), and was selected as an All-American each of those 4 seasons. The unanimously voted #1 player of the decade, Bailey is a current member of the semi-professional team Grand Rapids Dynasty.

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Standings as of 2020-01-28

Standings are released every Tuesday

In the 2020 Season, we have 33 technical upsets in 133 ranked matches (75.19% success rate) across 17 events.

The Gonzalez System is a computer ranking model similar to Elo and is a rating exchange system based on research performed by World Rugby. It has been adapted by the NCDA to the demands of College Dodgeball, but can be tuned and customized endlessly to incorporate accurate data. It has been used to help determine seeds for the Nationals bracket since Nationals 2014, and was used exclusively for the each Nationals bracket since 2017.

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Pre-Spring Standings

In the 2020 Season, we have 32 technical upsets in 125 ranked matches (74.40% success rate) across 16 events.

The Gonzalez System is a computer ranking model similar to Elo and is a rating exchange system based on research performed by World Rugby. It has been adapted by the NCDA to the demands of College Dodgeball, but can be tuned and customized endlessly to incorporate accurate data. It has been used to help determine seeds for the Nationals bracket since Nationals 2014, and was used exclusively for the each Nationals bracket since 2017.

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BOTM October 2019 – Brett Liming (UC)

The University of Cincinnati Dodgeball Club has been on a steady rise this season, and a large part of that is thanks to October 2019 Baller of the Month, Brett Liming. During October, Brett helped lead the 2nd year club to a 4-2 record, which included Gonzalez upset wins over CSU, SIUE, and Kent State. As a Sophomore, Liming has learned the game very quickly, and will continue to be a force for years to come. I had a chance to catch up with him and get his thoughts on winning.

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Standings as of 2019-11-19

Standings are aimed to be released by the end of every Tuesday. 

In the 2020 Season, we have 32 technical upsets in 122 ranked matches (73.77% success rate) across 15 events.

The Gonzalez System is a computer ranking model similar to Elo and is a rating exchange system based on research performed by World Rugby. It has been adapted by the NCDA to the demands of College Dodgeball, but can be tuned and customized endlessly to incorporate accurate data. It has been used to help determine seeds for the Nationals bracket since Nationals 2014, and was used exclusively for the each Nationals bracket since 2017.

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Standings as of 2019-11-12

Standings are aimed to be released by the end of every Tuesday. 

In the 2020 Season, we have 26 technical upsets in 85 ranked matches (69.41% success rate) across 13 events.

The Gonzalez System is a computer ranking model similar to Elo and is a rating exchange system based on research performed by World Rugby. It has been adapted by the NCDA to the demands of College Dodgeball, but can be tuned and customized endlessly to incorporate accurate data. It has been used to help determine seeds for the Nationals bracket since Nationals 2014, and was used exclusively for the each Nationals bracket since 2017.

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Standings as of 2019-11-05

Standings are aimed to be released by the end of every Tuesday. 

In the 2020 Season, we have 24 technical upsets in 77 ranked matches (68.83% success rate) across 10 events.

The Gonzalez System is a computer ranking model similar to Elo and is a rating exchange system based on research performed by World Rugby. It has been adapted by the NCDA to the demands of College Dodgeball, but can be tuned and customized endlessly to incorporate accurate data. It has been used to help determine seeds for the Nationals bracket since Nationals 2014, and was used exclusively for the each Nationals bracket since 2017.

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Standings as of 2019-10-29

Standings are aimed to be released by the end of every Tuesday. 

In the 2020 Season, we have 23 technical upsets in 71 ranked matches (67.61% success rate) across 10 events.

The Gonzalez System is a computer ranking model similar to Elo and is a rating exchange system based on research performed by World Rugby. It has been adapted by the NCDA to the demands of College Dodgeball, but can be tuned and customized endlessly to incorporate accurate data. It has been used to help determine seeds for the Nationals bracket since Nationals 2014, and was used exclusively for the each Nationals bracket since 2017.

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Standings as of 2019-10-22

Standings are aimed to be released by the end of every Tuesday. 

In the 2020 Season, we have 17 technical upsets in 59 ranked matches (71.19% success rate) across 9 events.

The Gonzalez System is a computer ranking model similar to Elo and is a rating exchange system based on research performed by World Rugby. It has been adapted by the NCDA to the demands of College Dodgeball, but can be tuned and customized endlessly to incorporate accurate data. It has been used to help determine seeds for the Nationals bracket since Nationals 2014, and was used exclusively for the each Nationals bracket since 2017.

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Standings as of 2019-10-01

The Gonzalez System is a computer ranking model similar to Elo and is a rating exchange system based on research performed by World Rugby. It has been adapted by the NCDA to the demands of College Dodgeball, but can be tuned and customized endlessly to incorporate accurate data. It has been used to help determine seeds for the Nationals bracket since Nationals 2014, and was used exclusively for the Nationals 2017, 2018, and 2019 bracket.

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Ballistae Dodgeball Gear Becomes Official ‘Dodgeball Gear’ Sponsor of the NCDA

Starting October 1st, the NCDA and Ballistae Dodgeball Gear will begin their partnership for the 2020 NCDA season. Ballistae Dodgeball Gear offers supplies designed by dodgeball players for dodgeball players. Their gear is second to none in the dodgeball world for both quality and comfort, and is a valuable asset to add to the NCDA’s growing list of partners.

As part of the partnership, the NCDA will receive back 10% of sales through Ballistae’s website if individuals use the following code: ncda2020. Additionally, use of the same code will provide players with a $5 discount on knee pads purchased through Ballistae. You can also find other useful equipment through Ballistae such as headbands, throwing sleeves, and more. Please check out their website today and get yourself equipped with the best gear in the game!

Standings as of 2019-09-24

College Dodgeball has returned. In the 2020 Season, we have 1 technical upset in 11 ranked matches (90.91% success rate) across the first event.

The Gonzalez System is a computer ranking model similar to Elo and is a rating exchange system based on research performed by World Rugby. It has been adapted by the NCDA to the demands of College Dodgeball, but can be tuned and customized endlessly to incorporate accurate data. It has been used to help determine seeds for the Nationals bracket since Nationals 2014, and was used exclusively for the Nationals 2017, 2018, and 2019 bracket.

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NCDA Reaches New Partnership Deal with Lucid Travel

The NCDA has renewed their partnership with Lucid Travel, an organization dedicated to helping college club sports teams and organizations raise money through travel. Lucid Travel provides a quick and easy way to compare hotel deals across multiple sites and finds the best deal that fits you and your team’s needs. For every room per night that your team books, the NCDA receives a rebate which will go towards helping us run the league. Additionally, you can make a customized page for your own team so that you can have rebates whenever other teams or individuals book hotel deals through your link! Be sure to check out Lucid Travels and our other partners on our ‘Partners‘ page, and book your next hotel deal today!