(17) #174 Wheaton (Illinois) (5-5)

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# Opponent Result Effect Opp. Delta % of Ranking Status Date Event
153 Loyola-Chicago Win 7-6 46.14 116 12.75% Counts Mar 19th Meltdown College
105 Michigan Tech Loss 2-5 -3.63 121 9.36% Counts (Why) Mar 19th Meltdown College
- Missouri Loss 2-7 -16.99 89 11.19% Counts (Why) Mar 19th Meltdown College
68 Winona State** Loss 1-5 0 136 0% Ignored (Why) Mar 19th Meltdown College
157 Knox Loss 4-10 -79.04 288 15.12% Counts (Why) Apr 1st Illinois Invite1
- North Park Win 4-3 -71.88 267 10.5% Counts (Why) Apr 1st Illinois Invite1
214 Notre Dame-B Win 8-5 -24.4 21 14.31% Counts (Why) Apr 1st Illinois Invite1
73 St. Olaf** Loss 2-13 0 95 0% Ignored (Why) Apr 2nd Illinois Invite1
171 Illinois Win 8-6 54.88 213 14.86% Counts Apr 2nd Illinois Invite1
157 Knox Win 6-3 95.05 288 11.91% Counts (Why) Apr 2nd Illinois Invite1
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The results on this page ("USAU") are the results of an implementation of the USA Ultimate Top 20 algorithm, which is used to allocate post season bids to both colleg and club ultimate teams. The data was obtained by scraping USAU's score reporting website. Learn more about the algorithm here. TL;DR, here is the rating function. Every game a team plays gets a rating equal to the opponents rating +/- the score value. With all these data points, we iterate team ratings until convergence. There is also a rule for discounting blowout games (see next FAQ)
For reference, here is handy table with frequent game scrores and the resulting game value:
"...if a team is rated more than 600 points higher than its opponent, and wins with a score that is more than twice the losing score plus one, the game is ignored for ratings purposes. However, this is only done if the winning team has at least N other results that are not being ignored, where N=5."

Translation: if a team plays a game where even earning the max point win would hurt them, they can have the game ignored provided they win by enough and have suffficient unignored results.