Open Tufts Vs. Washington, Day 3

by | June 9, 2011, 3:07pm 0

Even though the Sundodgers and the Tufts were not going to the finals, their final game would determine how they would place overall at the Championships. Washington would begin the game with a huge pull, but a smooth hammer to Trevor Sanders would put Tufts on the board 1-0. Throughout the beginning of the game, it was easy to see what great chemistry each team had heightened by great communication, and an ability to keep the disc moving. Tufts would go on to earn several breaks, which gave Vincenzo Vitiello a chance to make a great catch in the endzone putting the Tufts up 7-4. The E-men would then take half with quick give and goes by Alex Cooper and Sam Kittross-Schnell to make it 8-5.

After half, Tufts would continue to hold their lead. But after a marathon point, Michael Capaloto of UW would get the huge layout D and helped to chip away at their point deficit by keeping them within 3. Tufts 12, Washington 9. The Tufts would go on to earn 2 more breaks off of Washington mistakes making it game point, Tufts 14-10. Despite the Sundodgers tight defense, Jason Tsai and Elias Kahan effectively moved the disc up the field and gave the E-men a comfortable 15-10 victory over the university of Washington.

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