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