This is the official webpage for Purdue Men’s Ultimate Frisbee. We are a club sport at Purdue and compete at the collegiate level. We have practice from 5:45pm-8:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. During the fall, we host a home tournament and travel to two away tournaments.
Men’s ultimate is for all players of all skill levels. No experience is required, seriously, none is required. One of our current captains, Jacob “Specs” Fella, came to Purdue with no prior ultimate experience and now plays professional ultimate for the Indianapolis AlleyCats and Team USA. The club emphasizes growing and developing new players as well as honing the skills of players with little prior experience.
If you are interested in playing ultimate at Purdue, we have practices at the Black Fields by Follett’s Bookstore. In order to participate in practice, you need to have a concussion baseline test on record with Purdue Club Sports. For more information on concussion testing, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Once you have a concussion test, show up to practice with a white shirt, a dark colored shirt, water, cleats, and all your friends.
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From: Granger, Indiana
Major: Finance and Pre-Dental ’17
Purdue Position: Undue, O-Line cutter
Also played for: Indianapolis Brickyard, Indianapolis AlleyCats
Q: Why is your name Tuba?
A: It’s a long story, ask me about it when you have at least 30 minutes of spare time.
Q: What got you into Ultimate?
A: I started playing when I was 13 at a summer camp. I was really short but I could run faster than other 13 year old and I was told by my counselors that ultimate was the only thing I was not awful at. I took it as a complement and started playing where and whenever I could.
Q: Who is your favorite ultimate player right now?
A: Cassidy Rasmussen
Q: How has ultimate helped you outside of the sport?
A: It has really taught me to manage my time. Having to balance my heavy course-load and attend practice regularly taught me how to be efficient and not goof off during my free time. Team veterans gave me really great advice that I still use today.
Q: What keeps you playing?
A: Not really sure, ultimate at Purdue is just really really fun. It also helps that we have an awesome team that is really hardworking and always pushing each other to do better.
Q: Coffee or Tea?
A: Tea, I heard it makes you jump higher.
Shoutout to Naomi Slaughter Photography for the AWESOME PICTURE
Practice: Tuesday and Thursday 5:45 – 8:00pm.
Tournaments: Two days of games during 3 weekends each semester (best part of ultimate).
Community Service: Regularly attend 2 to 4 events each semester.
Team Building challenges: Once we split into Undue and Ctrl-Z, we do activities to bring each unit together.