Stay tuned for additional coverage of the tryouts from Ultiworld later this week.
AUDL Announces 2022 Schedule
The American Ultimate Disc League has announced its 2022 schedule
. Over 14 weeks between Friday, April 29th and Sunday, July 31st, each of the league’s 25 teams will play a 12-game slate with 11 playoff spots up for grabs; Championship Weekend will be held in Madison, Wisconsin on August 26th and 27th. The league is back to four divisions after altering the landscape in the pandemic-affected 2021 season, welcoming three new franchises to the league’s West division as well as reinstituting a series of interdivisional games.
PUL, Milwaukee Monarchs Face Questions Following Player Suspension
After a former Monarchs player was suspended by USA Ultimate due to sexual misconduct violations, both the semi-pro league and franchise faced questions from their players
and fans over why the player was still being considered for a spot on the 2022 roster. Ultiworld editor Mags Colvett spoke to many people involved in the story to understand the gaps in policies and procedures for handling sexual misconduct and player safety issues within the league and its teams. You can read the full story here
or hear Colvett discuss the situation on last week’s Deep Look podcast
College Spring Regular Season in Full Swing
After slowly easing into the first two months of 2022, the college regular season picked up speed this past weekend with eight sanctioned events providing playing opportunities for teams across the country. In the weekend’s marquee tournaments, the #1 North Carolina Pleiades continued their dominant run with an undefeated performance at Commonwealth Cup
while on the men’s side, #15 Vermont Chill followed up their surprising Queen City Tune-Up with a convincing tournament victory at Easterns Qualifier
in Little River, SC.