Taking on any competitors willing to play

Liberty’s club ultimate team participated in a six team co-ed tournament

Even during the off-season, teams still compete. The Liberty University’s club Ultimate Frisbee team hosted a co-ed tournament Nov. 5-6 and will also host a men’s tournament Nov. 12-13.

Frisbee anyone? — Liberty club ultimate team hosted its second annual co-ed tournament. An all male tournament will be held at Liberty Nov. 12-13. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

“We wanted to have a tournament for the girls this weekend, but several things didn’t work out,” head coach Jason Jarrett said. By doing a mix we were allowed to get the girls some playing time. We already had the fields and I definitely wanted the girls to play a lot.”

Coach Jarrett created and also played in the six-team tournament that included the Big Lake Ultimate Disk a team from Roanoke, Huckstables, Llamas, both are from Lynchburg and High Point University.

With High Point accepting an invitation to play in this year’s tournament Jarrett hopes to gain even more interest to teams outside the state.

“I sent out a ton of e-mails to try and get interest and they (High Point) responded because one of their tournaments didn’t work out and thy wanted to see if we had openings and we did so they accepted the invitation,” Jarrett said.

Liberty featured two teams, one of which went to the second round. But the Big Lake Ultimate Disks went 8-0 and won the tournament. The Huckstables from Liberty took second.

Jarrett also used this tournament as an opportunity to recruit future players to join the Liberty’s club team.

“Because of College for a Weekend we actually had some CFAW come out and join next years team,” Jarrett said.

With the response from local teams the Ultimate Frisbee teams looks to keep competing until their season begins in the spring.

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