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