In the first big-name tournament of the college off-season, UNC-Chapel Hill’s men’s ultimate Frisbee team took 11th after a few heartbreakers knocked them to the lower bracket.
Classic City Classic, a USA Ultimate-sanctioned college tournament, was held Nov. 13 and 14 in Athens, Ga., and boasted 20 college open teams.
Darkside, as the team is called, held seed in pool play on Saturday. They went 3-1 and took second, advancing to the championship bracket.
In prequarters, the men fell 14-13 to James Madison, the 18th seeded team overall. That loss bumped UNC to the 9th place bracket, but the team lost that section’s semifinal game against Michigan State 14-13. Michigan State was seeded seventh overall.
Darkside landed in the game for eleventh place, which they won 14-11 against Clemson, the 12th seeded team.
James Madison finished seventh, and Michigan State ended up taking ninth.