Detroit Mechanix

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Detroit Mechanix
Detroit Mechanix.svg
Full nameDetroit Mechanix
NicknamesDMX
SportUltimate
Founded2010
First season2012 American Ultimate Disc League season
Current season2017 American Ultimate Disc League season
LeagueAmerican Ultimate Disc League
DivisionMidwest
Based inDetroit, Michigan
StadiumBishop Foley Catholic High School
Colors         
OwnerBrent Steepe
MascotRusty the Wrench
Uniforms
Detroit Mechanix 2017 Uniform.png
WebsiteDetroit Mechanix Official Site

The Detroit Mechanix are an American professional ultimate team based in Detroit, Michigan. The Mechanix compete in the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) as a member team of the league's Midwest Division.[1] The Mechanix began play in 2012 as one of the eight charter teams of the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL).[2][better source needed] The team is owned by Brent Steepe, and was founded in 2010.

The Mechanix currently play their home games at Bishop Foley Catholic High School in Madison Heights, Michigan, where they have been since 2015. The Pontiac Silverdome was home to the team in 2012, while 2013 and 2014 saw the Mechanix play at Ultimate Soccer Arenas.

The Detroit Mechanix have been known to bring in international players, most notably: Dave Hochhalter (2012-2014) of Team Canada[3] and Marc Michael Huber (2013) of Team Austria.[4]

Players and staff[edit]

2017 roster[edit]

# Name Hometown State Nation
1 Jeff Brauning Akron, OH Ohio United States
3 Dan Young Cincinnati, OH Ohio United States
4 Andrew Lucarotti Ann Arbor, MI Michigan United States
5 Austin Engel Ypsilanti, MI Michigan United States
6 Danny Hunt Youngstown, OH Ohio United States
8 Aaron del Real Lafayette, IN Indiana United States
9 Parker Howard Urbandale, IA Iowa United States
11 Anthony Davis Waynesburg, OH Ohio United States
13 Ben Murphy Raleigh, NC North Carolina United States
15 Jake Steslicki Brighton, MI Michigan United States
16 Michael Burke Birmingham, AL Alabama United States
18 Kristopher Coley Auburn Hills, MI Michigan United States
22 Michael Dagher-Margosian Ann Arbor, MI Michigan United States
23 Alex Kapiamba Takoma Park, MD Maryland United States
25 Gary Grant Canton, OH Ohio United States
26 Richard Xavier Klena Cleveland, OH Ohio United States
29 Andrew Tang Northville, MI Michigan United States
30 Ryan Mariouw (c) Ann Arbor, MI Michigan United States
32 Cory Green North Royalton, OH Ohio United States
33 Eric Hubbard Ann Arbor, MI Michigan United States
36 Griffin Binkley Delaware, OH Ohio United States
40 Bobby Moyer Bay City, MI Michigan United States
41 Daniel Lee Ann Arbor, MI Michigan United States
42 Nathan Champoux Ypsilanti, MI Michigan United States
52 Kevin Soneson Cleveland, OH Ohio United States
55 Adnan Raslan Broadview Heights, OH Ohio United States
69 Johnny Bansfield Ypsilanti, MI Michigan United States
82 Dutch Kirkman (c) Cleveland, OH Ohio United States
87 Josh Lyder Lisbon, OH Ohio United States
88 Mark Whitton Saline, MI Michigan United States
91 Jeremy Kanter Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. United States
98 Dan Donovan Stratham, NH New Hampshire United States
00 Erik Lindberg Arden Hills, MN Minnesota United States

International players[edit]

# Name Years Nation
41 Dave Hochhalter 2012-2013 Canada
30 Marc Michael Huber 2013 Austria
91 Bjarne Laursen 2014 Denmark
99 Takashi Sato 2015 Japan
17 Wasdi Grimaldo B. 2015-2016 Colombia
68 Eugene Lim 2016 Canada

Player records[edit]

Through the 2017 season.

Games played[edit]

# Name Games Years Nation
4 Andrew Lucarotti 63 2012-2017 United States
13 Ben Murphy 62 2012-2017 United States
33 Eric Hubbard 60 2013-2017 United States
6 Danny Hunt 49 2013-2015, 2017 United States
8 Aaron del Real 47 2012,2014-2017 United States

Points played[edit]

# Name Points Years Nation
33 Eric Hubbard 1418 2013-2017 United States
4 Andrew Lucarotti 1240 2012-2017 United States
13 Ben Murphy 1142 2012-2017 United States
8 Aaron del Real 942 2012,2014-2017 United States
6 Danny Hunt 848 2013-2015, 2017 United States

Goals scored[edit]

# Name Goals Years Nation
33 Eric Hubbard 141 2013-2017 United States
8 Aaron del Real 83 2012,2014-2017 United States
83 Mark Worsfold 63 2012-2013 United States
11 Anthony Davis 57 2016-2017 United States
12 Ben Ayres 53 2012-2013 United States

Assists[edit]

# Name Assists Years Nation
4 Andrew Lucarotti 100 2012-2017 United States
41 Dave Hochhalter 94 2012-2014 Canada
35 Joseph Besser 58 2014-2016 United States
98 Dan Donovan 53 2016-2017 United States
8 Aaron del Real 52 2012,2014-2017 United States

Blocks[edit]

# Name Blocks Years Nation
33 Eric Hubbard 77 2013-2017 United States
23 Andy Barnhart 47 2012-2014 United States
42 Nathan Champoux 38 2016-2017 United States
4 Andrew Lucarotti 31 2012-2017 United States
8 Aaron del Real 28 2012,2014-2017 United States

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detroit Mechanix". American Ultimate Disc League. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  2. ^ "2012 American Ultimate Disc League season". American Ultimate Disc League. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  3. ^ Marceau, Christiane. "2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championships (WUGC)". Ultimate Canada. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Ultimate Open National Team". Österreichischer Frisbee-Sport Verband. Retrieved 13 November 2017.

External links[edit]

Official website