2001 Hatcher Trophy Standings

The Soaring Society of America's most prestigious competition award

Sailplane Racing's Top Gun

last update 25 September, 2001

The Hatcher Trophy was created in memory of Ron Hatcher a well known contest pilot.   At the end of each racing season, the scores of national champions from the four FAI Classes and the World Class nationals are compared to determine which achieved the highest percentage of the maximum cumulative score possible for the competition. The full description of the trophy is available. The results for 2002 are available.


15 Meter Class      Striedieck            0.97820
Open Class          Garner and Mayes      0.96555
18 Meter Class      Ittner                0.96322
Standard Class      Hall                  0.95831
World Class         Sorenson              0.94780


Standard Class Nationals, Mifflin County, PA

Day         Daily Winner                   Contest Winner        Score
May 15, 01: Striedieck, Karl H.   :  943   Hall, Richard        :  934
May 16, 01: Cundiff, Roy          :  874   Hall, Richard        :  838
May 19, 01: Opitz, Michael        : 1000   Hall, Richard        :  977
May 23, 01: Cundiff, Roy          : 1000   Hall, Richard        :  983
May 24, 01: Garner, Chip (James)  :  980   Hall, Richard        :  865
Totals    : Daily Winner          : 4797   Contest Winner       : 4597

Hall's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores: 0.958307


World Class, Cordele, GA

Day         Daily Winner                   Contest Winner        Score
May 30, 01: Pin                   :  968 Sorenson, Danny       :  924
May 31, 01: Pin and Sorenson      :  875 Sorenson, Danny       :  875
Jun 02, 01: Sorenson              :  840 Sorenson, Danny       :  840
Jun 03, 01: Yeates                :  600 Sorenson, Danny       :  352
Jun 04, 01: Sorenson              :  789 Sorenson, Danny       :  789
Jun 05, 01: Sorenson              :  860 Sorenson, Danny       :  860
Jun 06, 01: Sorenson              :  662 Sorenson, Danny       :  662

Totals    : Daily Winner          : 5594 Contest Winner        : 5302

Sorenson's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores: 0.94780


18 Meter Nationals, Siskiyou County Airport, Montague, CA

Day         Daily Winner           Score  Contest Winner        Score
Jun 22, 01: Chip Garner           :  990  Gary Ittner          :  962
Jun 23, 01: Gary Ittner           :  993  Gary Ittner          :  993
Jun 24, 01: Gary Ittner           : 1000  Gary Ittner          : 1000
Jun 25, 01: Gary Ittner           :  876  Gary Ittner          :  876
Jun 26, 01: Gary Ittner           : 1000  Gary Ittner          : 1000
Jun 27, 01: Ray Gimmey            :  966  Gary Ittner          :  941
Jun 28, 01: Ray Gimmey            : 1000  Gary Ittner          :  802
Totals    : Daily Winner          : 6825  Contest Winner       : 6574

Ittner's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores: 0.963223


Open Nationals, Siskiyou County Airport, Montague, CA

Day         Daily Winner           Score  Contest Winner         Score
Jun 19, 01: Garner, C, Mayes, R   :  792  Garner, C, Mayes, R   :  792
Jun 20, 01: Payne, Jim, Payne, T  : 1000  Garner, C, Mayes, R   :  952
Jun 21, 01: Tabery, Ron           :  837  Garner, C, Mayes, R   :  815
Jun 22, 01: Garner. C, Mayes, R   :  770  Garner, C, Mayes, R   :  770
Jun 23, 01: Gimmey, Ray           : 1000  Garner, C, Mayes, R   :  890
Jun 28, 01: Weissenbuehler, Heinz : 1000  Garner, C, Mayes, R   :  994
Totals    : Daily Winner          : 5399  Contest Winner        : 5213

Garner and Mayes's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores: 0.965549


15 Meter Class Nationals, Uvalde, TX

Day         Daily Winner           Score Contest Winner         Score

Aug 07, 01: Striedieck and Seaborn:  860 Striedieck            :  860
Aug 08, 01: Butler                : 1000 Striedieck            :  953
Aug 09, 01: Gimmey                : 1000 Striedieck            :  960
Aug 10, 01: O'Callaghan           :  970 Striedieck            :  948
Aug 11, 01: Silva                 : 1000 Striedieck            :  995
Aug 13, 01: Striedieck            : 1000 Striedieck            : 1000
Aug 14, 01: Butler                :  932 Striedieck            :  889
Aug 15, 01: Striedieck            : 1000 Striedieck            : 1000
Aug 16, 01: Jacobs, Doug          : 1000 Striedieck            :  966
Totals    : Daily Winner          : 8762 Contest Winner        : 8571

Striedieck's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores: 0.97820


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