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jyechen
05-28-2012, 09:40 PM
Hello TableTennisDaily! Haven't been active on this forum much lately, but I wanted to share some videos I recorded (and edited) at this years North American collegiate table tennis championships. I play for the University of Texas, and we were fortunate enough to qualify for and compete at the 2012 National Collegiate Table Tennis Association (NCTTA) National Championship held at PSA2 in Plano, TX.

Here's the entire playlist:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jE3BFzlOYQo&list=PLDD91CFB6A76A91A5&index=1&feature=plpp_video

But I'll embed every video out of boredom. Enjoy!

Texas vs Maryland (Singles 1)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jE3BFzlOYQo

Texas vs Maryland (Singles 3)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08gcqV1F4w8

Texas vs Maryland (Doubles)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbzNz5jaY4k

Men's Singles (Round of 16)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kH1is23Wu7w

Women's Singles (Quarterfinal)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuPP_RPWwCM

Men's Singles (Quarterfinal)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-nhhTImTII

Men's Singles (Semifinal)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jdy0A_bTVYc

Men's Singles (Semifinal)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Arx2Wy7nZQ

Women's Singles (Final)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxDBYdqhGQA

Men's Singles (Final)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QyVi0Zr61Y

azlan
05-29-2012, 06:27 AM
Very nice indeed. Many of my friends were at Texas and Maryland University back in the 80s and 90s. Most are big CEOs now in Malaysia:). Great place to be since I was there for 2 summers. Thanx for sharing Jyechen.:)

Giangt
05-29-2012, 09:27 AM
Nice post mate! You can really feel the intensity in the semifinal and finals :)

DanTheTTMan
05-29-2012, 07:57 PM
There is a great rally that starts at 5:13 in the mens singles final.

azlan
05-30-2012, 03:54 AM
Nice post mate! You can really feel the intensity in the semifinal and finals :)

Yeah..in the final, the guy who lost really crumbled in the rubber game. :) Just shows how important it is to play a point at a time. I think these 2 boys are from the same team, and they're really familiar with each others game, which made it really interesting:)

strangeloop
05-30-2012, 05:23 AM
Nice indeed... Curious to know what would be the USATT rating of these players..

jyechen
05-30-2012, 09:39 PM
Nice indeed... Curious to know what would be the USATT rating of these players..

That information is in the video description. They're both roughly USATT 2500. :D

jyechen
05-30-2012, 09:41 PM
Yeah..in the final, the guy who lost really crumbled in the rubber game. :) Just shows how important it is to play a point at a time. I think these 2 boys are from the same team, and they're really familiar with each others game, which made it really interesting:)

They are in fact from the same team, and I've been told it is always very close match between them. They definitely know each others game, and while some feared it would be boring to watch a Lindenwood v. Lindenwood final, I think it was actually quite an entertaining match!

azlan
05-31-2012, 05:34 AM
They are in fact from the same team, and I've been told it is always very close match between them. They definitely know each others game, and while some feared it would be boring to watch a Lindenwood v. Lindenwood final, I think it was actually quite an entertaining match!

Absolutely buddy. I mean, if you're really a TT fan, how can you ever find those sort of rallies boring?:) I can be engrossed by watching kids playing good rallies! I would pay to watch good TT like that. Are they international students?

jyechen
05-31-2012, 05:49 AM
Absolutely buddy. I mean, if you're really a TT fan, how can you ever find those sort of rallies boring?:) I can be engrossed by watching kids playing good rallies! I would pay to watch good TT like that. Are they international students?

I know Yamazato is originally from Brazil, but I don't know where Ramesh is from. Either way, I'm pretty sure he's an international student.

azlan
05-31-2012, 06:56 AM
I know Yamazato is originally from Brazil, but I don't know where Ramesh is from. Either way, I'm pretty sure he's an international student.

The reason I asked was because Ramesh certainly looked Malaysian:)

Giangt
05-31-2012, 08:29 AM
Yeah..in the final, the guy who lost really crumbled in the rubber game. :) Just shows how important it is to play a point at a time. I think these 2 boys are from the same team, and they're really familiar with each others game, which made it really interesting:)

Haha yeah right :) It is always nerve wrecking to see matches of players from the same team. As you said they know how to play each other and it is really about who is in mentally focus.

dici
05-31-2012, 11:47 AM
ah... the NCTTA, my club president was originally thinking to go for participation, but in the end he decided not to. Mostly due to his senior year stuff.

jyechen
06-01-2012, 10:29 AM
The reason I asked was because Ramesh certainly looked Malaysian:)

You mean his appearance or his play style?

azlan
06-01-2012, 10:46 AM
You mean his appearance or his play style?

Hahaha nice question buddy. We don't have Malaysian style of play, I meant his appearance:)