Past Articles in Statistics

  1. FiveThirtyEight Talks Ultimate Analytics On Podcast

    FiveThirtyEight, which published a pair of features about ultimate last month, continued the discussion on the site’s Hot Takedown podcast.

  2. Five Thirty Eight Dives Deep On Lack Of Analytics In Ultimate

    Can the analytics movement in ultimate breathe new life?

  3. Natties by the Numbers: Statistical Facts About D-I Nationals

    Here are some key statistics about the¬†College Championships, mostly about the Women’s Division.

  4. A Pseudo-Scientific Approach To Tryouts: Part One

    The Great Britain National team used benchmark athletic measures to assess players in a rigorous way.

  5. Wall Street Journal Features Ultiworld Stats On Front Page

    The Wall Street Journal ran a front page story about ultimate's advanced analytics, pioneered by Ultiworld's Sean Childers and Jeremy Weiss.

  6. Ultiworld Statistics Editors Get Paper Accepted To Prestigious Sloan Conference

    We are very proud to announce that Jeremy Weiss and Sean Childers, Ultiworld’s statistics editors, have had a research paper accepted to MIT’s Sloan Conference,…

  7. Instant Reaction: USAU Changes Rankings Algorithm

    On Friday, USA Ultimate announced changes to the rankings algorithm they use to allocate bids in the College and Club division.

  8. Maximizing Your Team’s Ranking: Strength of Schedule or Margin of Victory?

    Determining how best to approach your team's season in order to earn a strength bid in the USA Ultimate rankings is on many college captains' minds heading into the Spring. See a mathematical look at the issue from Scott Schriner.

  9. Ultiworld’s All-Club First Team (Open)

    For over a year, we’ve been working on improving statistical evaluation of Ultimate teams and players.

  10. Forecasting Nationals and Ranking Teams: Computers v. Power Rankings

    Want to know what to expect at Nationals this week? Who will do well, who will tank, and who might win?

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