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This page covers information related to college division competition in 1996.

1996 marked the first year of the Callahan Award

 

 
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1996 College

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  College Championships  
  Date May 31 - Jun 2  
  Location Blaine, MN  
  Open (12) California-Santa Barbara  
  Womens (10) UNC-Wilmington  
       
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The 1996 UPA College Championships took place in Blaine, MN. 

 
 
     

left arrows  College Championships: Open Division  right arrows

   
 
  • About the teams (not yet available)
  • Full results (not yet available)
Standing School Region
1 California-Santa Barbara West
2 Carleton College Central
3T Cornell Northeast
3T Wisconsin Central
5T North Carolina-Wilmington Mid-Atlantic
5T Stanford West
7T Georgia South
7T North Carolina State Mid-Atlantic
9T Wesleyan Northeast
9T Williams Northeast
11T Indiana Central
11T Florida State South

Stanford won the Team Spirit Award. 

 

 

 

1996 College Open Division Final:
 
California-Santa Barbara
 
  vs
 
Carleton College

 
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  • About the teams (not yet available)
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Standing School Region
1 North Carolina-Wilmington Mid-Atlantic
2 Stanford West
3T California West
3T Carleton College Central
5T Colorado Central
5T Cornell Northeast
5T Indiana Central
5T Yale Northeast
9T Florida State South
9T Pennsylvania Mid-Atlantic

Carleton College won the Team Spirit Award. 

 

 

 

1996 College Women's Division Final:
 
North Carolina-Wimington
 
vs
 
Stanford

 
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This section will contain links to internal and external articles related to the event.

There is a recap of this event in the UPA Newsletter following the event, and it will be made available after it is scanned.

   
 
 
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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 1996 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 1996 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 1996 season run after the College Championships.
 
  Open Division   Women's Division  
 
Rank Team PR W L Win %
1 California-Santa Barbara 1776 38 2 0.950
2 Carleton College 1729 28 6 0.824
3 Stanford 1622 28 6 0.824
4 North Carolina State 1599 32 6 0.842
5 Wisconsin 1597 32 6 0.842
6 North Carolina-Wilmington 1570 23 7 0.767
7 East Carolina 1560 22 5 0.815
8 British Columbia 1559 8 3 0.727
9 Cornell 1458 32 4 0.889
10 Cal Poly-SLO 1435 18 6 0.750
11 Oregon State 1428 15 5 0.750
12 Georgia 1372 21 5 0.808
13 California-Davis 1339 16 7 0.696
14 LSU 1299 13 6 0.684
15 California-San Diego 1277 15 11 0.577
16 Wesleyan 1267 30 12 0.714
17 Indiana 1260 31 9 0.775
18 California-Santa Cruz 1244 9 12 0.429
19 Williams 1237 27 13 0.675
20 Purdue 1210 18 3 0.857
21 Macalester 1198 19 11 0.633
22 Kansas 1187 18 8 0.692
23 Carleton College-C 1171 7 6 0.538
24 Appalachian State 1164 14 8 0.636
25 Colorado 1162 19 6 0.760
26 Florida State 1112 14 11 0.560
27 Yale 1101 13 13 0.500
28 Brown 1096 19 7 0.731
29 California 1094 7 13 0.350
30 Princeton 1091 26 13 0.667
31 Texas 1078 9 5 0.643
32 Carleton University 1073 6 5 0.545
33 Dartmouth 1063 16 11 0.593
34 Duke 1038 12 13 0.480
35 Boston College 1019 12 12 0.500
36 Notre Dame 1012 11 9 0.550
37 Harvard 1010 19 10 0.655
38 Oberlin 1004 18 7 0.720
39 Penn State 995 23 7 0.767
40 Pennsylvania 992 23 23 0.500
41 California-Santa Barbara-B 989 10 14 0.417
42 Las Positas 984 7 11 0.389
43 Occidental 980 7 16 0.304
44 UCLA 973 5 1 0.833
45 Tennessee 964 4 3 0.571
46 Humboldt State 961 3 7 0.300
47 Dayton 957 14 4 0.778
47 Middlebury 957 12 14 0.462
49 Oregon 955 2 6 0.250
50 Amherst 936 12 14 0.462
51 SUNY-Binghamton 935 15 16 0.484
52 Clemson 917 11 9 0.550
53 Virginia Tech 899 3 3 0.500
54 North Carolina 893 13 11 0.542
55 Illinois 870 14 14 0.500
56 Ohio University 865 7 6 0.538
57 Vermont 826 9 9 0.500
58 Stanford-B 825 4 14 0.222
59 Queens-Kingston 823 2 3 0.400
60 Swarthmore 822 15 10 0.600
61 Arizona State 820 4 9 0.308
62 Iowa 817 7 10 0.412
62 St Olaf 817 5 5 0.500
64 Tufts 810 16 15 0.516
65 Colorado State 808 8 6 0.571
66 Michigan 802 1 5 0.167
66 Rensselaer Polytech 802 13 8 0.619
68 Rutgers 789 13 15 0.464
69 Washington 786 0 8 0.000
70 Lehigh 784 12 12 0.500
71 Navy 781 8 9 0.471
72 Minnesota 779 2 5 0.286
73 Rice 774 6 8 0.429
74 California-San Diego-B 762 3 17 0.150
75 Syracuse 760 9 8 0.529
76 Winona State 759 1 5 0.167
77 Iowa State 753 2 3 0.400
78 Massachusetts 752 7 9 0.438
79 Amherst Regional HS 750 5 4 0.556
80 Colorado College 733 3 5 0.375
81 William & Mary 724 4 14 0.222
82 Columbia 713 8 15 0.348
83 MIT 712 7 17 0.292
84 Rochester 698 7 8 0.467
85 Alabama 695 6 9 0.400
86 Hamilton 681 2 3 0.400
87 Georgia Tech 666 6 8 0.429
88 Washington University 644 3 9 0.250
89 Haverford 642 6 15 0.286
90 Hampshire 640 8 8 0.500
91 Carnegie-Mellon 637 4 15 0.211
92 Vassar 634 6 3 0.667
93 Guilford College 632 1 8 0.111
94 Delaware 603 7 16 0.304
95 Baylor 592 3 10 0.231
95 Caltech 592 1 10 0.091
97 Maryland 587 11 13 0.458
98 Sonoma State 578 0 5 0.000
99 SouthernIllinois 559 3 6 0.333
100 Lawrence 558 1 6 0.143
101 Earlham 551 3 5 0.375
101 Emory 551 1 9 0.100
101 Texas A & M 551 2 9 0.182
104 Chicago 550 4 10 0.286
105 Nebraska 548 2 6 0.250
106 Denver 539 3 4 0.429
107 Kentucky 512 6 5 0.545
108 Salisbury 511 3 3 0.500
108 SUNY-Buffalo 511 2 10 0.167
110 Virginia 498 3 19 0.136
111 McGill 490 3 3 0.500
112 Wisconsin-Stout 486 0 6 0.000
113 Northwestern 477 1 10 0.091
114 Ohio State 456 2 6 0.250
115 Rose-Hulman 455 1 6 0.143
116 Wyoming 449 2 5 0.286
117 SUNY-Albany 445 2 5 0.286
118 Miami (Ohio) 423 4 8 0.333
119 Grinnell 412 0 8 0.000
120 Bowdoin 373 2 7 0.222
121 Brandeis 350 3 5 0.375
122 Cincinnati 349 2 4 0.333
123 Southern California 334 0 6 0.000
124 Yale-B 325 3 10 0.231
125 Drew 318 1 15 0.063
126 Boston University 297 1 4 0.200
127 RIT 286 1 6 0.143
128 Worcester Polytech 269 2 4 0.333
129 East Stroudsburg 260 2 5 0.286
130 Bucknell 259 0 16 0.000
131 Toledo 211 1 4 0.200
132 Tulane 210 0 6 0.000
133 Lafayette 199 0 7 0.000
134 Eastern 192 1 5 0.167
134 Johns Hopkins 192 0 5 0.000
136 Northern Colorado 144 0 5 0.000
137 Wheaton College 108 1 5 0.167
138 Williams-B -12 2 5 0.286
 
Rank Team PR W L Win %
1 North Carolina-Wilmington 1643 33 0 1.000
2 Stanford 1637 24 1 0.960
3 Carleton College 1472 13 2 0.867
4 California 1369 10 6 0.625
5 Indiana 1310 11 3 0.786
6 California-Santa Barbara 1265 11 4 0.733
7 Colorado 1253 13 7 0.650
8 Cornell 1138 17 6 0.739
9 Rutgers 1111 27 8 0.771
10 Columbia 1079 26 5 0.839
11 California-Davis 1065 8 6 0.571
12 Kansas 1056 5 3 0.625
13 Yale 1045 18 11 0.621
14 Pennsylvania 1023 29 12 0.707
15 Williams 948 18 6 0.750
16 Humboldt State 943 3 8 0.273
17 Oregon 923 5 6 0.455
18 Stanford-B 913 3 3 0.500
19 California-Santa Cruz 897 4 9 0.308
20 Florida State 875 8 6 0.571
21 Macalester 842 9 9 0.500
22 North Carolina State 809 3 4 0.429
23 Middlebury 784 13 6 0.684
24 Sonoma State 782 1 7 0.125
25 Princeton 752 16 16 0.500
26 Ohio University 714 1 4 0.200
27 Oberlin 709 4 9 0.308
28 Dartmouth 692 5 6 0.455
29 Wesleyan 679 5 13 0.278
30 William & Mary 674 7 7 0.500
31 Haverford 648 7 11 0.389
32 Brown 646 12 10 0.545
33 Penn State 622 3 6 0.333
33 Virginia Tech 622 2 3 0.400
35 Wisconsin 616 2 6 0.250
36 East Carolina 614 8 11 0.421
37 Oregon State 590 1 8 0.111
38 Illinois 575 2 5 0.286
39 California-San Diego 549 0 5 0.000
40 Tufts 546 4 5 0.444
41 Las Positas 531 0 5 0.000
42 Virginia 520 3 5 0.375
43 Notre Dame 501 1 6 0.143
44 North Carolina 464 3 10 0.231
45 Swarthmore 433 1 12 0.077
46 Appalachian State 407 1 8 0.111
47 Massachusetts 373 4 11 0.267
48 Bucknell 351 1 5 0.167
49 Maryland 337 1 8 0.111
50 Amherst 327 1 5 0.167
51 SUNY-Binghamton 290 0 7 0.000
52 MIT 253 2 6 0.250
52 Rochester 253 1 12 0.077
54 Smith 150 0 8 0.000
55 Drew 131 0 16 0.000
56 Vermont 108 0 7 0.000
 
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   Callahan Award  right arrows
 
1996 marked the first year of the Callahan award.
 

Keith Monohan (Oregon State)
1996 Callahan winner, Open Division

 

Val Kelly (Pennsylvania)
1996 Callahan winner, Womens Division


For more information about the award, visit 
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