Author Archives: Paul Rutherford

NUTC – Session C – July 15th, 2017

Today was the first day of Session C, which means registration, pick-up, dinner, and Intro Night. At registration, campers picked up new backpacks, discs, and jerseys, moved into their new rooms, and said good-bye to their parents. Once they were … Continue reading

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NUTC – Session B – July 13th, 2017

All good things must come to an end; NUTC Session B wrapped up this morning with a few games, a lot of awards, and even more smiles. Team Yellow (Highlight Real/Reel) faced off against Team Green (Green Legs and Ham) … Continue reading

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NUTC – Session B – July 12th, 2017

This morning, tournament play picked back up with three rounds of exciting games! The teams put into use all that they’ve learned this week, including resets, vert and ho stack, zone, and more. It was a long, hot morning, but … Continue reading

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NUTC – Session B – July 11th, 2017

This morning at NUTC began in teams, where everyone learned a few different offenses and defenses. These were quickly put into play as the teams competed in their final scrimmages. Then, the women played a showcase scrimmage while the men … Continue reading

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NUTC – Session B – July 10th, 2017

Today was the first day the campers got to play with their teams! After the usual warm-ups and stretches, each team went through¬†a few¬†drills in rotation. They played several scrimmages today, plus they worked on distance throwing. That evening, the … Continue reading

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NUTC – Session B – July 9th, 2017

The first full day of NUTC Session B started with a bang! Or, rather, a fire drill. Everyone was up and at ’em after that! At the fields, campers learned about the six most important throws in ultimate, and practiced … Continue reading

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NUTC – Session B – July 8th, 2017

NUTC Session B kicked off today at Mount Holyoke College with 77 campers! As parents said goodbye, campers met their roommates and headed off to play pick-up. After working up an appetite, everyone headed off to dinner, where they joined … Continue reading

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NUTC – Session A – July 6th, 2017

Today was Championship Thursday and the last day of camp. The semifinals started at 8:15 and after two hard fought matches, teams red and blue advanced to the finals. The finals game was a great showing of Ultimate and in … Continue reading

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NUTC – Session A – July 5th, 2017

Wednesday started a little earlier than previous days so that the teams could fit in three tournament games before lunch. The level of play was high on all three fields with lots of strong teamwork and fun. The pool play … Continue reading

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NUTC – Session A – July 4th, 2017

Happy 4th of July! Today’s busy day started with the morning session, which included a mental toughness exercise, drill time to work on team-specific offenses and defenses, a short scrimmage, and the women’s game. Tuesday at NUTC means pink Tuesday … Continue reading

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