Johnson Ultimate ends their season with UT Tournament

KNOXVILLE- The Johnson University Tennessee Ultimate Club team had it’s fourth and final tournament of the semester this past weekend where they placed 7th overall.

Uniquely, four out of the seven games the team played ended in universe points, meaning that the teams were tied until overtime with the next team to score winning the game.

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Blake West will return as a senior co-captain next semester (Photo/Karysa Parrott)

The Royals went head to head against UT’s team twice in the first and final games of the tournament. Johnson lost the first game and won the last game.

The team also said goodbye to students Ross McSherry, Alex Eaton and Matt Kollman as it was their final tournament at JUTN.

At the end of the tournament, McSherry, who was a senior co-captain with Blake West this year, gave the team his last speech for the tournament.

He said that even though his passion may come and go for the sport, his passion for the team stays constant.

The team voted during the week to name Blake West and Nate Plyler as next years senior co-captains. Sean Torres and Colin Giebler were voted in as junior co-captains.

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