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[image]2016-2017 Race 4 Eight 6 Elite 8 Stats

Tucson, AZ, WPH Press, 4/25/17- The 2016-2017 Race 4 Eight 6 season wrapped up its sixth season at the Player’s Championship in Salt Lake City, with the R48 Men’s Pro crowning its first two-time R48 Player’s Champion, the WR48 crowning its first four-time Player’s Champion, and the SR48 crowning its first three-time Player’s Champion.

All three of the 2016-2017 Race 4 Eight Player’s Champions finished the season as the overwhelming #1’s in their respective brackets, as Killian Carroll, Catriona Casey, and Marcos Chavez left Salt Lake City with WPH crystal, yellow jerseys, and their names etched on the Player’s Championship trophy.

Check out the 2016-2017 Race 4 Eight stats and season highlights of the R48 Elite 8, the WR48 “Fab 4,” and SR48 “Fab 4.”

Race 4 Eight

[image]Killian Carroll

Ranking: #1

Age: 6/15/93

Hometown: County Cork, Ireland

Height: 5’7

R48 6 Finishes

Simple Green U.S. Open: 3rd (Ortiz)

Minnesota: did not play

Plummer: did not play

New Orleans: 1st (Fink)

Houston: 1st (Moreno)

NYAC: 2nd (Brady)

Salt Lake City: 1st (L. Cordova)

Average finish: 1.6

Season record: 19-2

Season highlights: three titles in five starts, became the first two-time Player’s Champion, reached #1 for the first time (March 2017), finished in the top three in all five R48 6 starts, ended the season at #1

[image]David Fink

Ranking: #2

Age: 8/2/77

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

Height: 5’11

R48 6 Finishes

Simple Green U.S. Open: 9th (D. Cordova)

Minnesota: 2nd (Ortiz)

Plummer: 2nd (Moreno)

New Orleans: 2nd (Carroll)

Houston: 3rd (Moreno)

NYAC: 5th (Brady)

Salt Lake City: 3rd (L. Cordova)

Average finish: 3.7

Season record: 18-7

Season highlights: advanced to three consecutive R48 finals, reached #1 for the first time (March 2017), finished in the top five of the last six events of the R48 6 season, ended the season at #2 (highest season-ending ranking in 6-year R48 career)

[image]Luis Moreno

Ranking: #3

Age: 1/24/89

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

Height: 5’11

R48 6 Finishes

Simple Green U.S. Open: 5th McCarthy)

Minnesota: 6th (Fink, Nett)

Plummer: 1st (Fink)

New Orleans: 3rd (Carroll)

Houston: 2nd (Carroll)

NYAC: 3rd (Carroll)

Salt Lake City: 6th (L. Cordova)

Average finish: 3.7

Season record: 16-8

Season highlights: won his 10th R48 title at Plummer ’17 (second most in R48 history), advanced to two finals, finished the season at #3

[image]Mando Ortiz

Ranking: #4

Age: 10/21/88

Hometown: Norwalk, CA

Height: 5’6

R48 6 Finishes

Simple Green U.S. Open: 2nd (McCarthy)

Minnesota: 1st (Fink)

Plummer: 7th (Perez)

New Orleans: 3rd (Fink)

Houston: 9th (Chavez)

NYAC: did not play

Salt Lake City: 7th (Lenning)

Average finish: 4.8

Season record: 15-6

Season highlights: reached #1 for the first time (October 2016), won his second R48 title at Minnesota ’16, reached consecutive finals (U.S. Open, Minnesota)

[image]Sean Lenning

Ranking: #5

Age: 4/18/85

Hometown: Shoreline, WA

Height: 6’2

R48 6 Finishes

Simple Green U.S. Open: 4th (McCarthy, Carroll)

Minnesota: 7th (L. Cordova, Moreno)

Plummer: 3rd (Fink)

New Orleans: did not start

Houston: 3rd (Carroll)

NYAC: 7th (L. Cordova, Fink)

Salt Lake City: 4th (Carroll)

Average finish: 4.7

Season record: 11-9

Season highlights: overcame a serious shoulder injury to finish in the top seven of three starts following the injury, advanced to four semifinals in six starts

[image]Luis Cordova

Ranking: #5

Age: 9/13/1990

Hometown: Juarez, MX

Height: 6’0

R48 6 Finishes

Simple Green U.S. Open: 9th (Shanks)

Minnesota: 3rd (Fink)

Plummer: 9th (Nett)

New Orleans: 10th (Chavez)

Houston: 5th (Carroll)

NYAC: 3rd (Brady)

Salt Lake City: 2nd (Carroll)

Average finish: 5.9

Season record: 16-8

Season highlights: reached his first R48 semifinal (Minnesota ’16), reached his first R48 final (Salt Lake City ’17), jumped to #5 on the R48 rankings (highest ever), finished in the top three of three stops (Minnesota, NYAC, Salt Lake City)

[image]Emmett Peixoto

Ranking: #7

Age: 10/15/82

Hometown: Watsonville, CA

Height: 5’10

R48 6 Finishes

Simple Green U.S. Open: 5th (Carroll)

Minnesota: 3rd (Ortiz)

Plummer: 5th (Moreno)

New Orleans: 13th (Nett)

Houston: 7th (Lenning)

NYAC: 11th (Brady, McCarthy)

Salt Lake City: did not play

Average finish: 7.3

Season record: 8-9

Season highlights: finished in the top five of the first three events of the season, advanced to the semifinals of Minnesota ‘16


See more here: http://wphlive.tv/r48six-elite-8-stats/

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