JU’s Pool Tournament a Success

Bryan Jones

Photo by Grace SingerBilliards, better known as pool to many, is a game that is played more often than one might think here at Jacksonville University. In the Buccaneer Room in the Davis Student Commons building, the first pool tournament sponsored by Dolphin Productions was held Feb. 9.

The event, planned by Weekly Event Coordinator Zach Schacter, was the first of what he hopes are many more competitions.

“I really want to do more events like this,” he said.

The tournament had three brackets: novice, intermediate, and advanced. The winner of the novice bracket earned a bye to the intermediate bracket, and the winner of the intermediate received a bye to the advanced bracket.

T.C. Carroll, sophomore, cleaned out the tournament, moving from his starting position in the novice bracket all the way to overall tournament winner.

“We hadn’t originally planned on an overall champion, so I only got three trophies,” Schacter said. “But at least he got the novice trophy.”

T.C. Carroll technically won all three brackets, but to be fair the trophies were given to the original winners of each bracket. Dylan Kosten won the intermediate bracket and Wendell Baldwin won the advanced bracket.