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Tucson, AZ, WPH Press, 4/19/19- The 2018/19 Race 4 Eight season has featured eight R48 Men’s Pro events, two SR48 stops and two WR48 stops. The R48 Men’s Pro has featured five different champions in its first eight stops of the season, while the #1 pros on the WR48 (Casey) and SR48 (Fink) have nabbed the four available titles on the WR48 and SR48 events this season, respectively.

The R48 Men’s Pros were in action at the 2019 NYAC R48LTE, with Paul Brady winning his first R48 start in two years for his R48 Men’s Pro record 15th R48 title.

The R48, WR48, and SR48 will compete in the ninth and final stop of the 2018/19 Race 4 Eight season at the Aces Player’s Championship in Salt Lake City May 17-19.

Check out all of the 2018/19 Race 4 Eight Elite pro’s stats through the Tucson R48LTE ‘19 below + go Inside the Numbers.

2018/19 R48 Men’s Pro (four events)

Killian Carroll

Ranking: #1

Started season: #1

Age: 6/15/1993

Hometown: Cork County, IRE (now resides in Boston, MA)

Height: 5’7

2018/19 R48 Finishes

Event, finish, wins/losses, total points won-lost:

Atlanta: 3rd (L. Cordova), 2-1, 80-60 (57%)

Tucson: 2nd (Lenning) 3-1, 119-85 (58%)

Portland: 2nd (D. Cordova), 4-1, 132-53 (71%)

Montana: 1st (Lenning), 4-0. 133-64 (68%)

San Francisco: 1st (Lenning), 4-0, 144-86 (63%)

NYAC: 3rd (McCarthy), 2-1, 90-52 (63%)

Average finish: 2

Combined points won/lost: 698-400 (64%)

Season record: 19-4

Season highlights: Carroll eclipsed Luis Moreno for second all-time R48 wins (11) with his victory in Montana and added another title in San Francisco to stand just three titles from tying R48 Men’s Pro record-holder Paul Brady with 15 titles

Sean Lenning

Ranking: #2

Started season: #2

Age: 4/18/1985

Hometown: Shoreline, WA

Height: 6’2

2018/19 R48 Finishes

Event, finish, wins/losses, total points won-lost:

Atlanta: 3rd (D. Cordova), 2-1, 79-51 (61%)

Tucson: 1st (Carroll), 4-0, 129-91 (59%)

Portland: 3rd (D. Cordova), 3-1, 112-66 (63%)

Montana: 2nd (Carroll), 3-1, 115-112 (51%)

Tucson LTE: 3rd (Fink), 2-1, 108-87 (55%)

San Francisco: 2nd (Carroll), 3-1, 129-85 (60%)

Average finish: 2.3

Combined points won/lost: 672-492 (58%)

Season record: 17-5

Season highlights: Lenning collected his seventh R48 title at the 2018 Tucson Memorial, playing some of the best ball of his career en-route to a two-game sweep of Killian Carroll, tying Carroll for the #1 ranking for the six weeks leading up to Portland

Daniel Cordova

Ranking: #3

Started season: #4

Age: 9/10/1992

Hometown: El Paso, TX (now resides in Atlanta, GA)

Height: 5’10

2018/19 R48 Finishes

Event, finish, wins/losses, total points won-lost:

Atlanta: 2nd (L. Cordova), 3-1, 129-100 (56%)

Tucson: 5th (Fink), 3-1, 110-66 (63%)

Portland: 1st (Carroll), 5-0, 156-88 (64%)

Montana: 3rd (Carroll), 2-1, 79-53 (60%)

New Orleans: 3rd (Perez), 2-1, 92-62 (60%)

Tucson LTE: 1st (Fink), 5-0, 150-74 (67%)

San Francisco: 3rd (Lenning), 2-1, 84-70 (55%)

NYAC: 3rd (Brady), 2-1, 85-65 (57%)

Average finish: 2.6

Combined points won/lost: 885-578 (60%)

Season record: 24-6

Season highlights: Danos won his first R48 title in his third final, dominating then co-R48 #1’s Sean Lenning and Killian Carroll en route to the Portland title. Danos added his second R48 title in dominating fashion at the ’19 Tucson R48LTE, becoming the first R48 8 champion to not drop a game en route to the title

Luis Cordova

Ranking: #3

Started season: #6

Age: 11/13/1990

Hometown: Juarez, MEX (now resides in Atlanta, GA)

Height: 6’1

2018/19 R48 Finishes

Event, finish, wins/losses, total points won-lost:

Atlanta: 1st (D. Cordova), 4-0, 151-115 (58%)

Tucson: 3rd (Lenning), 2-1, 100-60 (63%)

Portland: 3rd (Carroll), 3-1, 99-78 (56%)

Montana: 3rd (Lenning), 2-1, 85-82 (51%)

New Orleans: 1st (Perez), 4-0, 125-61 (67%)

Tucson LTE: 3rd (D. Cordova), 2-1, 96-78 (55%)

San Francisco: 3rd (Carroll), 2-1, 91-81 (53%)

Average finish: 2.4

Combined points won/lost: 747-555 (57%)

Season record: 19-5

Season highlights: Lucho clinched his first R48 title of his career on his home courts at the Recreation ATL, defeating Carroll in two games in the semifinals and overcoming his brother in a thriller in the final. Cordova added his second title of the season and New Orleans, while also becoming the first R48LTE champion in R48 history, defeating Vic Perez in the final

David Fink

Ranking: #5

Started season: #5

Age: 8/2/1977

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA (now resides in Tucson, AZ)

Height: 5’11

2018/19 R48 Finishes

Event, finish, wins/losses, total points won-lost:

Atlanta: 7th (L. Cordova), 1-2, 75-81 (48%)

Tucson: 3rd (Carroll), 2-1, 98-87 (53%)

Portland: 9th (Iglesias), 4-1, 131-88 (60%)

Montana: 7th (Carroll), 1-2, 67-69 (49%)

New Orleans: 3rd (L. Cordova), 2-1, 92-65 (59%)

Tucson LTE: 2nd (D. Cordova), 4-1, 141-78 (64%)

San Francisco: 5th (Lenning), 3-1, 87-61 (59%)

NYAC: 5th (Brady): 3-1, 104-88

Combined points won/lost: 795-617 (56%)

Average finish: 5.1

Season record: 20-10

Season highlights: Fink advanced to the semifinals of the 2018 Tucson Memorial, cooling off a white hot Danos Cordova in the quarterfinals before losing to Killian Carroll in a close tiebreaker. Fink advanced to his fourth R48 final and first R48 final in 23 months at the Tucson R48LTE Hall of Fame, defeating top five R48 pros Vic Perez and Sean Lenning en route to the final before losing to Daniel Cordova

Vic Perez

Ranking: #6

Started season: #7

Age: 3/7/1989

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Height: 5’10

2018/19 R48 Finishes

Event, finish, wins/losses, total points won-lost:

Atlanta: 5th (Lenning), 3-1, 89-62 (59%)

Tucson: 7th (D. Cordova) 1-2, 41-58 (41%)

Portland: 5th (Carroll), 4-1, 140-82 (63%)

Montana: 6th (Lenning), 2-2, 101-92 (52%)

New Orleans: 2nd (L. Cordova), 3-1, 122-111 (52%)

Tucson LTE: 5th (Fink), 4-1, 124-81 (60%)

San Francisco: 6th (L. Cordova), 2-2, 81-98 (45%)

Average finish: 5.1

Combined points won/lost: 698-584 (54%)

Season record: 19-9

Season highlights: After finishing between seventh and fifth in the four events of the season, PVic advanced to his first R48 final in New Orleans, overcoming match point against Marcos Chavez in the quarterfinals and defeating Danos Cordova in a tiebreaker in the semifinals

Read many many more 2018/19 Race 4 Eight Elite stats here: https://wphlive.tv/2018-19-race-4-eight-elite-stats/

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