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May 27, 2015

Women’s Wednesday – Oregon Fugue, Alika Johnston, Shoulder Mobility

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OREGON TAKES HOME 2015 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP Over Memorial Day weekend, 20 different teams traveled to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to complete the postseason of the 2015 college season. Over four different days of games in very windy conditions, Oregon Fugue emerged as the champion, scoring 13 points against Stanford Superfly’s 11. If you missed the game and want to know how it all shook out, you can read up on the action on Ultiworld. http://ultiworld.com/2015/05/25/oregon-wins-national-championship-over-stanford-presented-by-ultimate-central/ 2015 NATIONAL CHAMPS!!! Thank you to all who supported us throughout the entire season. This is what we work for all season long. Lunch Pail. Hard Hat. Let’s go to work. #gofugue #goducks #nationalschamps Posted by Oregon Fugue Ultimate on Monday, May 25, 2015   ALIKA JOHNSTON…

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May 26, 2015

MENTAL TOUGHNESS – COURAGE AND FEAR

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These thoughts on courage and fear from Dr. Alan Goldberg are essential when it comes to achieving excellence in ultimate: A lot of people think that courage is the absence of fear. Incorrect! You really can’t have courage without the presence of a fear-inspiring challenge. Simply put, there has to be something fearful in order for you to feel courage. Understand that both the hero and coward feel fear. What makes you courageous is what you then do with the fear that you’re feeling. The coward feels fear and quickly moves away from the source of the discomfort. He/she avoids the behavior or situation that’s frightening. The hero feels the fear, moves towards it and goes ahead and says or does whatever…

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May 20, 2015

WOMEN’S WEDNESDAY – 5/20

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JACLYN VERZUH MAKES RIOT Most club teams are in the middle of completing their tryout process for 2015. Jaclyn Verzuh, the exceptional 18 year old from Seattle who represented the U19 team in 2014 and was selected for teamUSA’s U23 squad in 2015, will also play for Riot. She is the youngest player to make Riot in the team’s history, and if you have seen her play, this isn’t a huge surprise. Check out one of her impressive highlights from the Riot scrimmage – she skys a crowd of three veteran players. JESSI JONES PLAYS PRO ULTIMATE Last week, Jessi Jones was officially the first woman to be signed to a contract and play in professional ultimate. She played 14…

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