2018 NYAC Race 4 Eight Full Preview

Posted on Apr 9 2018 - 3:59am by DV

New York, NY, WPH Press, 4/9/18 The NYAC’s R48 7 Stop #6 provides the R48 and WR48 stars with the final opportunity to earn ranking points before early May’s Aces Player’s Championship in Salt Lake City.

Check out all of the important NYAC tournament information and links for the 2018 NYAC and the entire Race 4 Eight 7 tour below.

2018 R48/WR48 NYAC

  • Date: April 12-15, 2018
  • Site: New York Athletic Club, 180 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019
  • NYAC ’18 Broadcast schedule here (all times est): Saturday, April 14, 9 am-7 pmSunday, April 15, 9 am-1:30 pm
  • Tournament directors: John Duggan, Dave Vincent
  • Tournament sponsors: NYAC, WPH, JR WPH
  • Events: R48 Men’s Pro, WR48
  • R48 Round of 16 Draw: Blind Draw (qualifiers pick names out of a hat)
  • Consecutive years of the R48 NYAC: 5 (started in 2014)
  • List of NYAC R48 Champions (2014-2017): Paul Brady (won all four)
  • List of NYAC WR48 Champions (2014-2017): Catriona Casey (won all four)
  • Defending R48 champion: Paul Brady (not entered in 2018)
  • Defending WR48 champion: Catriona Casey
  • R48 Men’s Pro champions entered: 3 (Carroll, Lenning, Ortiz)
  • Current or former R48 #1’s entered: 4 (Carroll, Lenning, Ortiz, Fink)
  • WR48 Pro champions entered: 1 (Casey)
  • Number of ranked R48 pros entered (Elite 8 + Qualifier): 20
  • Number of WR48 pros entered: 6

Important Links

Printable/Shareable NYAC Broadcast Schedule and Brackets, HERE> (This PDF is interactive; to include links for Pro Player Bios, Access to the event page and Links to watch the show-court matches)

NYAC ’18 press release here

R48 NYAC Elite 8 Stats + Fun Facts and Trends here

WR48 NYAC Elite stats here

R48 NYAC Qualifier stats here

WR48 Star Suz Koehler: The Most Interesting Woman in the World here

Race 4 Eight pro player bios here

R48 7 Half Year Recap here

For a full preview of the Race 4 Eight 7 season, go here

WPH Power Rankings: here

DF’s R48 Fun Facts and Trends: here

Race 4 Eight History of Champions and Finalists: here

David Fink

WPH Senior Writer

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