Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Male Beater Bracket Quarterfinal Results

The quarterfinals of the male beater bracket is in the books. See below for results. Voting for next week will close on Feb. 24 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

No 1. Asher King-Abramson def. No. 8 Trevor Campbell 12*-2 (one abstention)
No. 5 David Gilbert def. No. 4 Andy Abayan 11*-1 (three abstentions)
No. 7 Max Havlin def. No. 2 Colin Capello 8*-6 (one abstention)
No. 3 Peter Lee def. No. 6 Chris Seto 9*-5 (one abstention)
* indicates fan vote

Summary: We have a major upset as seventh-seeded Max Havlin took down second-seeded Colin Capello on the fan vote. Although Capello was more popular with our judges, Havlin edged him by four votes. Top-seeded Asher King-Abramson cruised over Trevor Campbell, while No. 3 seed Peter Lee took the crown of top male beater on the Lost Boys with a fan vote win over No. 6 Chris Seto. In the final quarterfinal, David Gilbert thwarted an all-UCLA semifinal with an upset over No. 4 Andy Abayan. Gilbert will face King-Abramson in one semifinal, looking for to finish his revenge for the World Cup VI semifinal defeat his Baylor squad suffered to UCLA. Havlin will face Lee in a battle that puts the Northeast’s top beater against a former regional rival turned cross country foe. nhj

The first round of the non-male beater bracket closes this evening at 11:59 p.m. EST. To vote in those matchups, click here.

Voting in the semifinal bracket will open on Wednesday Feb. 18 upon announcement of the non-male beater bracket semifinalists.


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