WORLD CUP 8 NEWS

Lone Star Advances to Quarterfinals

By David Hoops Lone Star Quidditch Club (LSQC) recovered from a Day One loss to Texas State University – San Marcos and scare against the Los Angeles Gambits to win its Round of 16 match against Michigan Quidditch. After a play-in victory for LSQC over the University of Minnesota, Michigan ...READ MORE

Warriors Defeat QC Boston Will Face North Carolina in Round of 16

By Tim Derrick In the first round of bracket play, the Warriors defeated Q.C. Boston: The Massacre (QCB) 120*-100 with a snitch catch by Mike Pascutoi. The Warriors were the underdogs of this match, but rallied back to win. QCB made the first goal and looked to dominate the entire ...READ MORE

Hurlbert leads Rochester over Baylor

By Mike Pascutoi Rallying behind star keeper Shane Hurlbert, the University of Rochester Thestrals upset Baylor in a round five game 80*-40. Hurlbert—playing arguably the best game of his career—led a Rochester offense that effectively held offensive possession for over 80 percent of the game. As well as scoring four ...READ MORE

Tufflepuffs down Falcons with a familiar grab, advance to bracket play

By Daniel Shapiro The Tufts University Tufflepuffs defeated Bowling Green State University (BGSU) 120*-60 with Greg Bento grabbing the snitch. Both teams entered at 3-1, so a guaranteed bracket spot was on the line. The stands were roaring for both teams, and star Bowling Green chaser Daniel Daugherty almost put ...READ MORE

Texas State Tops UNC, Remains Undefeated

By Eric Wasser Texas State University – San Marcos remained unbeaten at World Cup 8 with a 150-110* victory over the University of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) While UNC kept the game in range surprisingly long, ultimately its notoriously physical play style was not enough for ...READ MORE