SAGINAW – Ryder: SVSU def GVSU 2-1 in the Battle of the Valleys. Continue reading “2012 Battle of the Valleys”
BOWLING GREEN – Preston: UK def WKU 4-2
UK-JV def WKU-JV 3-1 in a JV Match.
Continue reading “Match: UK v WKU”
Beginning their season 1-1-0, playing both their games against “rival” Depaul, the Archers are looking towards building off their successful 2011-2012 season, in which they were the #1 team in the Illinois region. Currently ranked tied for #9, Moody Bible Institute are now playing their first regular season matches outside of the state of Illinois next weekend at the MSU Invite.
CHICAGO-Solheim: MBI def DePaul 3-2 in the Battle of the Brown Line IV.
A Moody announcer comments:
The DePaul players have quite the dance moves. Moody, on the other hand, not allowed to dance, per school regulations.
Captain of Michigan State University Dodgeball and manager of the team’s website, Sam Hiller also handles a great deal of content on the NCDA website. His range of contributions include previews, interviews, and general articles all about college dodgeball. On top of that, he’s a co-host of the NCDA Podcast: Average Joes‘. Check out an interview:
With the Cardinals’ season being underway, having already played 6 games and being ranked #4 in the country (and first in their region), it may be a good time to get a grasp on who they are.
1. Kent State (7-2-0) 14 points
2. Kentucky (6-1-0) 12 points
3. James Madison (5-1-1OTL) 11 points
4. Saginaw Valley (3-3-1OTL) 7 points
5. Grand Valley (3-0-0) 6 points
6. Michigan State (3-1-0) 6 points
7. Maryland (3-4-0) 6 points
8. Central Michigan (2-1-0) 4 points
9. DePaul (1-0-0) 2 points
10. Towson (1-5-0) 2 points
11. Ohio State (0-5-0) 0 points
12. Virginia Commonwealth (0-4-0) 0 points
13. Bowling Green (0-3-0) 0 points
14. Miami (0-2-0) 0 points
T15. Moody Bible (0-1-0) 0 points
T15. Western Kentucky (0-1-0) 0 points
COLLEGE PARK – Reckord Armory: Kent goes 4-0, JMU 3-0-1OTL, UK 2-1, UMD 2-2, VCU 0-4 in the UMD Round Robin Continue reading “UMD Round Robin”
EAST LANSING – IM West:
The fourth annual MSU Invite is the next big tournament on the NCDA docket after the Maryland Invite, and it should be a great one. Hosted by the Michigan State Spartans, they will be joined by Bowling Green, Central Michigan, DePaul, Kent State, and Moody Bible Institute. All six teams attending have played at least one match against a team in the tournament, but none of them have played matches against teams in their pool. The tournament is split into two separate three team pools, and everyone plays everyone in their pool. Then the first place team in each pool plays each other, the second place teams play each other, and the third place teams play each other.
BOWLING GREEN – Perry Fieldhouse: GVSU goes 3-0, CMU 2-1, SVSU 2-1, BGSU 1-2, Miami (OH) 0-3 in the BG Invitational. Continue reading “BG Invitational”
ALLENDALE: The GVSU Lakers enter the season as favorites again to win the National Championship, as they are nearly every season. Grand Valley begins play this weekend at the Bowling Green Invite, with matches against CMU, BGSU, and SVSU. With big rivalries at stake in their matches against Central Michigan and Saginaw Valley, the Lakers will look to get revenge over losing to CMU last season and losing to SVSU in the Michigan Dodgeball Cup and Nationals. Continue reading “Grand Valley Looking For Fifth Title”
University of Maryland Tournament Preview
COLLEGE PARK – Reckord Armory: This weekend features a great tournament at Bowling Green, but eyes will also be focused on the East Coast this Sunday as the University of Maryland hosts a variety of teams including Towson University (TU), Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), James Madison University (JMU), last year’s regular season champion Kent State, and last year’s National finalist University of Kentucky (UK).
BOWLING GREEN – Perry Fieldhouse: BGSU will be hosting a tournament this weekend, featuring some of the biggest names in college dodgeball, as the Falcons will be joined by Central Michigan, Grand Valley, Saginaw Valley, and Miami. Continue reading “Bowling Green Round Robin Preview”
The man with the howitzer arm, Wes Hopkins, is the Baller of the Month for the month of October. He got clocked in at over 80 mph at Nationals in April and was named to the All-NCDA team. His talent and growth as a player has helped turned Kentucky into a National title threat. He’s one of the most feared players in the league, and is one of the best players in Kentucky history. Continue reading “BOTM: 2012 October”