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This page covers information related to college division competition in 1990.

 

 

 
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1990 College

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      College   Club      
       
  About  
       
  College Championships  
  Date May 25 - 27  
  Location Phoenix, AZ  
  Open (12) California-Santa Barbara  
  Womens (10) California-Santa Barbara  
       
  Regionals  
       
  Sectionals  
       
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The 1990 UPA College Championships took place in Phoenix, AZ. 

 
 
     

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  • About the teams (not yet available)
  • Full results (not yet available)
Standing School Region
1 California-Santa Barbara West
2 North Carolina-Wilmington Mid-Atlantic
3 SUNY-Purchase Northeast
4 Cornell Northeast
5 Vermont Northeast
6 California-Santa Cruz West
7 Wisconsin Central
8 Carleton College Central
9T Georgia South
9T Kansas Central
9T Princeton Mid-Atlantic
9T Texas South

Princeton and Wisconsin tied for the Team Spirit Award for Pool A, and Carleton College won for Pool B.  This award was voted on after pool play. 

 

 

 

1990 College Open Division Final:
 
California-
Santa Barbara
  vs
 
North Carolina-
Wilmington
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  • About the teams (not yet available)
  • Full results (not yet available)
Standing School Region
1 California-Santa Barbara West
2 Michigan Central
3 Cornell Northeast
4 Carleton College Central
5 California-Davis West
6 Carnegie Mellon Mid-Atlantic
7T Columbia Northeast
7T Kansas Central
9T Pennsylvania Mid-Atlantic
9T Wesleyan Northeast

Kansas won the Team Spirit Award for Pool A, and there was a two-way tie between California-Davis and Columbia in Pool B.  This award was voted on after pool play. 

 

 

 

1990 College Women's Division Final:
 
California-
Santa Barbara
 
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Michigan
 
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This section will contain links to internal and external articles related to the event.

There is coverage of this event in the June 1990 UPA Newsletter.

   
 
 
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Teams were from one of 5 regions: Northeast (N); Mid-Atlantic (M); South (S); Central (C); West (W).
 
Information about events prior to the championship is not yet available.

If you have any other information regarding 1990 College Regionals, please contact archives@usaultimate.org.
 
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Information about events prior to the championship is not yet available.
 
If you have any other information regarding 1990 College Sectionals, please contact archives@usaultimate.org.
 

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Although there was not yet a formalized regular season, many teams participated in events prior to the series.
 
 

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Developed in 1987 by Sholom Simon, the UPA College Rankings rankings utilized a computer algorithm based loosely on a formula borrowed from the U.S Chess Federation. 
 
Below are the final rankings for the 1990 season run after the College Championships.
 
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Rank Team PR W L Win %
1 California-Santa Barbara 1597 20 6 0.769
2 North Carolina-Wilmington 1588 19 4 0.826
3 California-Santa Cruz 1488 17 7 0.708
4 Stanford 1486 17 5 0.773
5 Vermont 1435 27 7 0.794
6 Cornell 1428 16 8 0.667
7 SUNY-Purchase 1419 40 5 0.889
8 Las Positas 1414 17 6 0.739
9 Humboldt State 1375 4 5 0.444
10 Carleton College 1322 20 6 0.769
11 Wisconsin 1294 26 5 0.839
12 Oregon 1290 3 3 0.500
13 Tufts 1273 28 8 0.778
14 California-Davis 1262 11 10 0.524
15 East Carolina 1261 15 5 0.750
16 California 1258 12 9 0.571
17 Princeton 1255 21 8 0.724
18 SUNY-Albany 1232 24 10 0.706
19 Kansas 1200 5 5 0.500
20 Georgia 1197 6 5 0.545
21 Boston College 1182 9 9 0.500
22 Harvard 1172 19 10 0.655
23 Cal Poly-SLO 1165 7 6 0.538
24 Wesleyan 1132 14 16 0.467
25 Hampshire 1108 12 10 0.545
26 William & Mary 1103 4 4 0.500
27 MIT 1094 7 7 0.500
28 Texas 1086 3 5 0.375
29 Boston University 1073 7 11 0.389
30 Illinois 1065 10 2 0.833
31 SUNY-Binghamton 1044 14 13 0.519
32 Penn State 1034 12 5 0.706
33 Williams 958 3 5 0.375
34 Ohlone College 951 2 8 0.200
35 Virginia 949 5 8 0.385
36 Haverford 937 14 10 0.583
37 California-San Diego 934 3 6 0.333
38 Brown 932 5 9 0.357
39 Navy 925 7 7 0.500
40 Dartmouth 918 3 9 0.250
41 Colorado 917 1 4 0.200
41 Indiana 917 14 7 0.667
43 Carnegie-Mellon 893 10 9 0.526
44 Massachusetts 890 2 6 0.250
45 San Francisco State 884 2 13 0.133
46 San Diego State 875 3 5 0.375
47 Pitzer 871 2 7 0.222
48 Miami (Ohio) 867 10 4 0.714
49 Occidental 866 1 7 0.125
50 Columbia 838 6 14 0.300
51 Chico State 763 1 7 0.125
52 Pennsylvania 761 6 15 0.286
53 Winona State 760 4 10 0.286
54 Trinity 727 2 8 0.200
55 Earlham 715 6 6 0.500
56 Chicago 709 8 7 0.533
57 Minnesota 702 3 5 0.375
58 Georgia Tech 688 1 4 0.200
59 Colgate 672 1 5 0.167
60 Rutgers 665 6 14 0.300
61 Virginia Tech 628 0 5 0.000
62 Yale 622 4 16 0.200
63 Drew 614 3 4 0.429
64 SUNY-New Paltz 612 1 9 0.100
65 SUNY-Buffalo 573 1 12 0.077
66 Northwestern 567 2 7 0.222
67 Oberlin 538 2 8 0.200
68 Duke 527 2 3 0.400
69 Drexel 504 1 7 0.125
70 Vassar 495 0 11 0.000
71 Macalester 481 0 9 0.000
72 Lehigh 459 2 7 0.222
73 Michigan State 411 1 6 0.143
74 North Carolina State 396 0 5 0.000
75 Ball State 227 0 5 0.000
 
Rank Team PR W L Win %
1 California-Santa Barbara 1613 6 0 1.000
2 Michigan 1490 11 1 0.917
3 Cornell 1352 15 2 0.882
4 California-Davis 1174 6 2 0.750
5 Carleton College 1107 7 5 0.583
6 Indiana 1097 2 1 0.667
7 Virginia 1077 5 1 0.833
8 Tufts 1018 3 1 0.750
9 Kansas 958 6 5 0.545
10 Carnegie-Mellon 924 7 5 0.583
11 California 844 2 1 0.667
12 California-Santa Cruz 780 1 2 0.333
12 Columbia 780 1 6 0.143
14 Earlham 705 1 3 0.250
15 Towson 702 3 3 0.500
16 Wisconsin 681 2 2 0.500
17 Wesleyan 666 0 6 0.000
18 SUNY-Purchase 660 0 3 0.000
19 Pennsylvania 582 1 10 0.091
19 Winona State 582 1 3 0.250
21 Oberlin 491 0 3 0.000
22 Stanford 327 0 3 0.000
23 Chicago 226 0 4 0.000
24 Drew 215 0 4 0.000
 
 
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