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2004 United States National Championship

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The letter A!fter two days of competition and sixteen marathon rounds of swiss, Jeff Garza is the 2004 JSS Champion! Garza, who piloted a unique mono-green Tooth and Nail deck sporting the Urzatron and zero copies of Skullclamp, takes home some impressive bragging rights as well as a $20,000 scholarship. Joining him in the top 8 are the following players: Jeff Garza

Top 8 Final Standing

 1.  Jeff Garza $20,000
 2.  Kyle Goodman $10,000
 3.  Kristian Browne $6,000
 4.  Marshall Putnam $6,000
 5.  Jonathan Watson $3,500
 6.  Tim McMath $3,500
 7.  James Heine $3,500
 8.  Alex Lecky $3,500

Additionally, Justin Ling won the 14 year old age division, Anthony Izzo won the 13 year old age division, and Sam Berse took home the 12 and under title.

Don't miss Brian David-Marshall's Swimming With Sharks column this Wednesday, where he'll cover the top 5 decks from the event (including the champ's deck, which is still legal in the post-clamp Standard format!) as well as the decklists for each of the division winners.


Rank Player Points Op.Win%
49 Abalos, Sam [14=] 30 53.1330%
122 Abramovich, Michael [15+] 24 45.1143%
21 Allen, Keith [15+] 33 58.0574%
285 Amacher, Martin [15+] 3 56.2500%
279 Archer, Blake [15+] 6 39.8148%
36 Arnold, Tommy [14=] 30 59.7046%
116 Atwood, Justin [14=] 24 49.0376%
293 Ayers, Brandon [14=] 3 42.8571%
226 Ayers, John [14=] 12 48.6111%
64 Baker, John [15+] 28 51.9931%
124 Baker, Trevor [14=] 22 61.7357%
13 Barnett, Noah [15+] 33 67.4279%
127 Bartholomew, Tucker [15+] 22 48.6157%
134 Bartolomei, Iain [15+] 21 56.7635%
303 Bates, Johnny [15+] 0 50.0000%
205 Batista, Alex [13=] 15 45.7851%
253 bauer, ryan [15+] 9 43.8272%
33 Beeton, James [15+] 30 63.2515%
39 Bell, Thomas [15+] 30 58.6621%
215 Bellio, Brent [15+] 12 60.4938%
144 Benson, Stuart [13=] 21 48.0723%
174 Berke, Andrew [12-] 18 49.7400%
77 Berse, Sam [12-] 27 54.1616%
229 Bessette, Aj [15+] 12 47.3251%
76 Betts, Ryan [14=] 27 54.7309%
172 Bilinski, Chris [13=] 18 51.6440%
44 Blackman, Brett [14=] 30 54.6658%
290 Blankenship, Beau [14=] 3 46.9388%
258 Blazek, Taylor [15+] 7 48.1481%
115 Boeckmann, Trevor [15+] 24 49.1653%
277 Boehner, Samuel [14=] 6 42.6667%
239 Boggemes, Kyle [14=] 10 55.5556%
165 Bohn, Jonathan [15+] 18 54.3354%
222 Boncek, Jim [15+] 12 51.5625%
87 Bonham, Bryson [14=] 27 50.3869%
121 Bourgeois, Alexander [14=] 24 45.4167%
278 Bower, Ross [15+] 6 41.0273%
136 Bowman, Bryan [15+] 21 55.5391%
25 Boyd, Adam [15+] 33 54.6011%
223 brown, dylan [15+] 12 50.3333%
280 Brown, Jonathan [14=] 4 56.2500%
3 Browne, Kristian P [15+] 37 63.9323%
85 Bryan, Daniel [15+] 27 51.6649%
292 Bryant, Brandon [15+] 3 44.4444%
312 Buchta, Ronald [USA] 0 0.0000%
158 Burns, Mitch [15+] 19 47.2987%
301 Burroughs, Elmer [15+] 0 66.6667%
281 Butcher, Christopher [15+] 4 48.0000%
55 Byrd, Zachery [15+] 30 49.5052%
228 Byrne, David [15+] 12 47.5458%
80 Cackett, Kyle [15+] 27 52.7379%
94 Campbell, Brad [15+] 27 46.3836%
9 Cantrell, Nick [15+] 36 58.2031%
183 Carlisle, Travis [15+] 18 40.1726%
306 Carlson, Lukas [15+] 0 44.4444%
216 Carranza, Fermín [15+] 12 55.2083%
101 Carter, Jonathan J [15+] 24 54.6875%
284 Chakmakjian, Chris [15+] 3 58.0000%
267 cheney, anthony [15+] 6 49.4792%
204 Chinn, Kenny [15+] 15 46.3868%
113 Chou, Robert [15+] 24 49.7816%
251 Cimera, Ryan [15+] 9 45.1791%
167 Clark, Ben [15+] 18 53.7247%
283 Clinkenbeard, Dylan [15+] 4 37.0370%
45 Clinton, Zac [15+] 30 54.5944%
14 Coggan, Brett [15+] 33 65.6350%
102 Coker, Calvin [15+] 24 53.8120%
261 Collins, Kenyon [14=] 6 55.7823%
309 Cooper, Matt [15+] 0 37.5000%
177 Copus, Matt [14=] 18 46.9498%
71 Cordell, Kona [15+] 27 56.8889%
52 Crosley, Kyle [15+] 30 50.9930%
275 Cuervo, Nicolas [15+] 6 44.2177%
74 Cusson, James [15+] 27 55.8273%
60 Darkeff, Gregory [14=] 29 53.2514%
35 Dawson, Kit [15+] 30 60.1663%
61 del dosso, jared [13=] 28 57.8325%
262 Difiore, Niko [12-] 6 55.7292%
300 Dooley, Matt [15+] 0 75.0000%
288 Dunnewold, Sam [14=] 3 50.6667%
107 Dutcher, Peter [15+] 24 52.4702%
191 Edgar, Brian [15+] 15 59.6667%
218 Eisenhauer, Mike [14=] 12 54.3333%
28 Emmons, Dan W [15+] 33 49.2719%
154 endregaard, mike [15+] 20 49.8439%
266 Engels, Joey [15+] 6 50.0000%
168 Estenson, Adam [15+] 18 53.0468%
96 Evans, William [15+] 25 59.0719%
62 Falcon, Joseph [15+] 28 52.8782%
297 Falk, Andy [14=] 3 38.3673%
117 Foxman, Matt [15+] 24 48.8547%
56 Frac, Mike [15+] 30 47.9671%
203 Franklin, Michael [12-] 15 46.6667%
238 Fujimura, David [15+] 11 46.0000%
155 Fulop, Brian [15+] 20 47.3485%
206 Gable, Nick [14=] 15 45.2552%
225 Garcia, Angel [15+] 12 49.3333%
1 Garza, Jeff [15+] 40 65.0841%
302 Gathings, Robert [15+] 0 55.5556%
38 Gauthier, Robert [15+] 30 58.9343%
149 Gerbic, James F [14=] 21 46.0688%
219 Gerlock, Alex [15+] 12 53.4435%
298 Gerlock, Max [12-] 3 35.4167%
51 Gianas, Nick [14=] 30 52.6809%
250 Gilliland, Mark [15+] 9 45.8333%
311 Goldstein, Brian [15+] 0 33.3333%
108 Goldstein, Max D [15+] 24 52.3377%
2 Goodman, Kyle S [15+] 39 59.8801%
20 Goolsby, Curtis [15+] 33 58.4399%
209 Gottstein, Jeff [14=] 15 39.9252%
259 Green, John [15+] 6 58.5034%
295 Grywacheski, Chris [13=] 3 41.6667%
15 Hague, Matt [15+] 33 62.0072%
249 Hamel, Chris [13=] 9 45.8503%
198 Hamel, Dave [15+] 15 53.5862%
58 Hamilton, Nick [15+] 29 57.4182%
213 Hamilton, William [14=] 13 45.1852%
84 Hampton, Andrew [15+] 27 51.6854%
246 Hansen, Matt [15+] 9 47.5446%
273 Harris, Tyler [15+] 6 44.8980%
234 Hatab, Blaine [14=] 12 45.0000%
125 Hawkins, Jesse [13=] 22 59.5654%
98 Haworth, Donald [14=] 25 48.7440%
7 Heine, James [15+] 36 60.6884%
132 Hensel, Peter [15+] 21 57.4294%
100 Hill, Alison [15+] 24 56.6931%
143 Hill, Cory [15+] 21 48.4776%
181 Hill, Jeffrey [13=] 18 43.7831%
130 Hill, Jonathan [15+] 22 45.3179%
10 Hoesing, Sean [15+] 36 57.2216%
31 Huang, Don [15+] 31 59.1446%
138 Hunsaker, Kurt [15+] 21 51.5960%
91 Illing, Brian [15+] 27 48.9793%
126 Ioli, Mark [15+] 22 53.3296%
151 Iqbal, Shaz [15+] 21 43.6933%
129 Irving, Simon [15+] 22 45.9607%
17 Izzo, Anthony [13=] 33 60.9435%
192 Jackson, Ben [15+] 15 57.8914%
67 Jacobs, Mac [15+] 28 47.5175%
201 Jacobs, Seth [15+] 15 48.4444%
207 Jansekok, Ryan [15+] 15 44.0870%
106 John, Alexander [15+] 24 52.6178%
22 Johnston, Ryan [15+] 33 57.2015%
272 Kandebo, James [14=] 6 45.3704%
291 Kelly, Brett [15+] 3 46.6667%
199 Kenna, Patrick [15+] 15 50.4635%
162 Kess, Conrad [14=] 18 57.0348%
19 Kimbrell, Matthew [13=] 33 58.4821%
161 Kleist, Andy [15+] 18 60.1020%
274 Klinstiver, Peter [14=] 6 44.2177%
86 Koenig, Austin [15+] 27 51.1458%
148 Kruger, Travis [15+] 21 46.8398%
236 Kundrick, Chad [15+] 12 43.2099%
133 Kuprewicz, Sam [13=] 21 57.1003%
224 Kusenberger, Chris [15+] 12 49.7942%
103 Laehn, Taylor [15+] 24 53.7576%
82 Lam, Gordon [15+] 27 52.3140%
252 Lambert, Alex [15+] 9 45.0000%
72 Landale, Tim [14=] 27 56.5465%
139 Lapham, Ryen [15+] 21 51.5811%
227 Larson, Alex [15+] 12 48.3333%
286 Lavoie-Higgins, Quinn [14=] 3 52.0833%
159 Lawrence, John [15+] 19 46.9279%
66 Lax, Ari [13=] 28 47.7033%
211 Laxen, Zach [15+] 14 37.5470%
282 Le, Michael [15+] 4 42.5926%
8 Lecky, Alex [15+] 36 59.3490%
30 Leichtling, Daniel [15+] 31 61.9133%
23 Ling, Justin [14=] 33 56.8253%
120 Linn, Keenan [15+] 24 45.5365%
65 Logan, Colin [14=] 28 48.4220%
307 Lombardi, Anthony [15+] 0 44.4444%
188 Long, Matthew [15+] 16 46.2525%
88 Lu, Joshua [15+] 27 49.8312%
69 Lukas, Ben [14=] 27 57.7457%
214 Macias, Vince [13=] 13 45.0000%
81 Madsen, Max [15+] 27 52.6676%
208 Mansfield, Selene [12-] 15 42.8048%
230 Mansur, Joe [15+] 12 46.2810%
310 Mansur, Melyssa [15+] 0 36.8481%
268 Markeson, Scott [15+] 6 47.3958%
257 Marsh, Jonathan [14=] 7 48.9796%
73 Massey, Shane [14=] 27 56.4347%
220 Maybee, Jared [14=] 12 53.0000%
276 Mayer, D J [15+] 6 43.7500%
187 McConnell, Sean [15+] 16 50.5471%
260 McCormick, Jim [15+] 6 56.4815%
294 McDonald, Nick [14=] 3 42.6667%
27 McKim, Mark [15+] 33 51.3421%
6 McMath, Tim [15+] 36 61.2961%
95 McNutt, James [15+] 26 50.6410%
299 Meyer, Justin [15+] 1 66.6667%
34 Meyerson, Jeffrey [15+] 30 63.2202%
59 Michel, Eric H [13=] 29 53.3506%
41 Mijanovich, Burns [14=] 30 56.5128%
247 Minicucci, Domenic [15+] 9 46.9388%
196 Molaro, Mark [15+] 15 54.1667%
265 montalbano, peter C [15+] 6 50.6667%
179 Murphy, Matt [13=] 18 45.6267%
26 Najafpoor, Omid [15+] 33 53.6845%
42 Nelson, John [15+] 30 56.5128%
178 Nelson-Lindall, Stefan [14=] 18 45.8658%
173 Nevares, Alejandro [15+] 18 50.3704%
112 Nezin, Alec M [USA] 24 50.3770%
180 Nicolaides, Kyle [13=] 18 44.0790%
194 Olson, Alan [15+] 15 56.9048%
182 Olson, David [13=] 18 42.3889%
169 palkon, Theodore [15+] 18 52.7669%
255 Passmore, Kevin [15+] 9 42.1488%
40 Pesch, Ryan [15+] 30 56.8289%
289 Pettit, Tom E [15+] 3 48.1481%
233 Phipps, Wes [13=] 12 45.1599%
287 Pickett, Robert [15+] 3 52.0000%
12 pillsbury, mike [15+] 34 56.6890%
254 Pohling, Ross [13=] 9 43.3333%
146 polk, mark [15+] 21 47.4341%
243 Porter, Marty [15+] 9 51.0204%
119 Pottenger, Sean [14=] 24 46.9184%
202 Pramawat, Michael [15+] 15 47.4306%
235 Price, Jackson [15+] 12 44.6556%
160 Prosser, Tony [14=] 19 37.7298%
153 Putnam, Jordan [15+] 21 40.1488%
4 Putnam, Marshall [15+] 37 62.7083%
137 Raczka, David [14=] 21 53.6458%
304 Raflowitz, Taylor [13=] 0 45.8333%
264 Ram, Navin [15+] 6 53.7415%
109 Ramirez, Luke [USA] 24 51.6109%
171 rashtchian, cyrus [15+] 18 51.6469%
152 Reifsteck, Nathan [14=] 21 42.2997%
166 Reiter, Zack [15+] 18 54.1667%
157 Riggs, Ben [15+] 19 50.7808%
90 roche, mike [15+] 27 49.1037%
296 Rogers, Christopher [13=] 3 41.6667%
99 Rose, Marty [15+] 24 58.8268%
111 Rosellini, Jason [14=] 24 50.5097%
29 Ross, Andrew [14=] 31 62.5852%
197 Sachs, Adam [14=] 15 54.0557%
11 Sage, Tyler [15+] 36 52.3237%
54 Samuel, Eddie [15+] 30 49.9299%
269 sanchez, kyle [15+] 6 47.2222%
263 Saypoff, Mathew [13=] 6 54.4218%
176 Scherer, Caleb [15+] 18 47.0731%
185 Schmelzer, Justin [14=] 17 48.8272%
147 Schmidt, Jed [13=] 21 46.9705%
271 Schmidt, Joseph [15+] 6 46.3542%
18 Schumacher, Jason [15+] 33 58.7486%
118 Sendar, Zach [15+] 24 47.8534%
37 Sharfman, David [14=] 30 59.2448%
104 Shiels, Brian [14=] 24 53.7047%
63 Shiels, David [15+] 28 52.4913%
46 Sieverding, Tom [13=] 30 54.1667%
140 Silbernick, Josh [14=] 21 51.5590%
270 Simmons, Nabyl [15+] 6 46.8750%
92 Singh, Michael [14=] 27 48.5009%
242 Six, Brian [15+] 9 57.2917%
16 Smith, Jesse [15+] 33 60.9896%
244 Snapp, Adam [15+] 9 50.6667%
128 Sondike, Daniel [13=] 22 46.5877%
190 Sondike, Jeffrey [12-] 16 38.2619%
232 sonnleitner, Shaman [15+] 12 45.6667%
89 St. Michel, Rijal [15+] 27 49.6978%
135 Stanley, Robert [14=] 21 55.7823%
231 Stenseth, Brad [15+] 12 46.0000%
75 Stevenson, John [15+] 27 55.1202%
93 Stewart, Arthur [14=] 27 47.9253%
245 Stogdill, Colton [12-] 9 49.3827%
47 Stroh, Matt [15+] 30 53.3954%
70 Stuart, Jim [15+] 27 57.4702%
156 Suire, Ian [15+] 19 52.0132%
193 Sullivan, Thomas [15+] 15 56.9789%
195 Suttle, Eric [15+] 15 55.4113%
57 Swan, Gregory [15+] 30 46.5227%
50 Swartz, Noah [15+] 30 52.7009%
142 Tabak, Josh [15+] 21 48.5550%
164 Tamblyn, Alex [15+] 18 56.6568%
48 Taylor, Graham [15+] 30 53.3036%
221 Thomas, Brandon [12-] 12 52.6852%
305 Thompson, Perry [14=] 0 44.4444%
210 Thomson, Mike [14=] 15 39.6612%
78 Tidd, David M [15+] 27 53.5511%
24 Tietze, Max B [15+] 33 54.9479%
79 Tretsven, Daniel [14=] 27 53.0231%
170 Tschumy, Tim [15+] 18 52.7026%
110 Tsurikov, Yegor [15+] 24 51.6032%
217 Tuckner, John [15+] 12 55.2083%
200 Ulrich, Justin [15+] 15 49.3585%
184 Valenti, Christian [13=] 18 36.6739%
240 Vance, Gregory [15+] 10 44.9074%
175 Verhey, Gavin [14=] 18 49.2731%
123 Verhey, Tanner [12-] 24 40.0792%
241 Via, Willie [14=] 10 40.7158%
97 Vitro, Edward [14=] 25 49.8769%
186 Voellmer, Andy [15+] 16 64.3333%
114 waite, andrew [15+] 24 49.7284%
163 Walker, Dennis [15+] 18 57.0020%
145 Watson, Acy [14=] 21 47.7551%
5 Watson, Jonathan [15+] 37 60.9338%
150 wellons II, christophe [15+] 21 43.9621%
248 Wesstrom, Cole [15+] 9 46.9136%
131 Williams, Sean [13=] 21 60.5917%
237 Williams, Spencer [14=] 12 42.4242%
83 Wilyer, Aaron [13=] 27 51.7633%
308 Winnett, Steven [14=] 0 37.5000%
212 Wittkopp, Ian [15+] 13 46.5565%
53 Wolansky, Steven [15+] 30 49.9926%
256 Wolsserman, Sam G. [USA] 7 62.0370%
189 Woo, Elliott [15+] 16 44.7365%
141 Woo, Travis [14=] 21 48.8976%
68 Wyly, Teddy [13=] 27 60.3088%
105 Yablon, Daniel [14=] 24 53.4776%
43 Yoshida, Makoto [15+] 30 55.3712%
32 Young, Scott [15+] 31 56.2028%
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