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Compete in GCU Ultimate

The Grand Canyon University Ultimate Club was formed in response to the increasing popularity of the sport on campus. The team allows members to learn and compete in a non-traditional sport, while also allowing them to be part of a rising campus program. GCU Ultimate competes in local and out-of-state tournaments against a variety of teams throughout the USA Ultimate organization. GCU Ultimate is looking to expand with more players with options for those looking to participate at a competitive level as well as those looking to stay fit and have fun.

Pay your dues for the GCU Ultimate here.

Pay your dues for the GCU Academy Ultimate Club here.

Ultimate Schedules

Showing 2019-2020

Day Date   Opponent/Details Location Time Score
Tuesday 09/03/2019 vs Arizona State University (exhibition) GCU (Prescott Field) 7:00 PM 10-9 W
Saturday 11/16/2019 Canyon Classic GCU Soccer Stadium 11:00 AM 13-12 W
vs Northern Arizona University
Saturday 11/16/2019 Canyon Classic GCU Soccer Stadium 12:45 PM 6-13 L
vs University of Arizona
Saturday 11/16/2019 Canyon Classic GCU Soccer Stadium 2:30 PM 12-13 L
vs Arizona State University
Saturday 01/25/2020 New Year Fest Reach 11 Sports Complex - Phoenix 10:00 AM 4-13 L
vs Utah State University
Saturday 01/25/2020 New Year Fest Reach 11 Sports Complex - Phoenix 11:30 AM 13-0 W
vs Arizona State University
Saturday 01/25/2020 New Year Fest Reach 11 Sports Complex - Phoenix 1:00 PM 6-11 L
vs University of Denver (CO)
Saturday 01/25/2020 New Year Fest Reach 11 Sports Complex - Phoenix 2:30 PM 9-10 L
vs Colorado State University
Saturday 01/25/2020 New Year Fest Reach 11 Sports Complex - Phoenix 4:00 PM 9-11 L
vs Brigham Young University
Saturday 02/01/2020 President's Day Qualifier San Luis Obispo, CA 9:00 AM 13-4 W
vs University of California Irvine
Saturday 02/01/2020 President's Day Qualifier San Luis Obispo, CA 10:30 AM 7-10 L
vs Occidental College (CA)
Saturday 02/01/2020 President's Day Qualifier San Luis Obispo, CA 1:30 PM 10-6 W
vs University of California, San Diego
Saturday 02/01/2020 President's Day Qualifier San Luis Obispo, CA 3:00 PM 13-2 W
vs San Jose State University
Saturday 03/14/2020 ASU Tournament ASU West NA CANCELLED
Saturday 03/14/2020 ASU Tournament ASU West NA CANCELLED
Sunday 03/15/2020 ASU Tournament ASU West NA CANCELLED
Saturday 03/21/2020 Northwest Challenge Burlington, WA NA CANCELLED
Sunday 03/22/2020 Northwest Challenge Burlington, WA NA CANCELLED

GCU Ultimate Roster

  • #0 Aaron Nunn (C)
  • #1 Jacob VanGerpen (C)
  • #2 Micah Gross (C)
  • #3 Brayden Beeman
  • #4 Nikolas Rivera
  • #5 Denver Thumm
  • #7 Brian Bodine
  • #8 Elijah Salmon
  • #10 Mario Pellegrini
  • #11 Jake Dibley
  • #12 Tucker Olson
  • #13 Ethan Baker
  • #14 Grant Goodman
  • #15 Corbin Laird
  • #16 Austin Anderson
  • #18 Andrew Perez
  • #19 Nate Burgess
  • #20 Rhet McCullough
  • #21 Max Lovrak
  • #24 Joey Thomas
  • #28 Jake Paulson

Academy Team

  • #6 Caitlin Slinkman
  • #9 Isiah Lucero
  • #17 Luke Levene
  • #22 Felix Marquez
  • #23 Josh Olsen
  • #25 Dom DePrez
  • #26 Nathan Wilch
  • #27 Jesse Wilch

Ultimate Coaching Staff

Micah Gross

Team Captain
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Micah Gross is a senior at Grand Canyon University. He is competing in his fourth and final season with GCU Ultimate and third as Team Captain. As a team captain, Gross is responsible for growing the team on campus and building a competitive culture in all areas.

Gross joined the team during his freshman year and, despite having never played a game of Ultimate before, he soon became an integral part of the program. During the 2018-2019 season, Gross played in all 29 games for the Lopes, leading the team with 53 assists. He is also the current all-time leader in assists for GCU Ultimate with 166 career assists.

During the off-season, Gross plays at the USA Ultimate Club level in the valley. Originally from Pullman, Washington, Gross is majoring in Digital Film with an Emphasis in Production at GCU, and also adding a minor in Business.

Jacob VanGerpen

Team Captain

Jacob VanGerpen is a junior at Grand Canyon University from Spokane, Washington. He is competing in his third season with GCU Ultimate and first season as a team captain. 

VanGerpen first started playing Ultimate in high school just for fun.  He stepped up to a competitive level his freshman year at GCU where he joined the Ultimate Club team and was voted Rookie of the Year by his teammates. During the 2018-2019 season, VanGerpen played in all 29 games for the Lopes, leading the offense with 33 goals.

VanGerpen studies Exercise Science with an emphasis in Sports Performance. He is also a member of an exercise physiology research group on campus and hopes to attend chiropractic school following his undergraduate degree at GCU.

Aaron Nunn

Team Captain

Aaron Nunn is a sophomore at Grand Canyon University from Grass Valley, California. He is competing in his second season with GCU Ultimate and first season as a team captain. 

Nunn first started playing Ultimate in a local summer league before his senior year of high school.  He then continued to play for a local high school team, Air Traffic Control, competing in the Bay Area Disc Association before coming to GCU. During the 2018-2019 season, Nunn played in 28 out of 29 games for the Lopes, and ranked second on the team in assists with 30 total assists. 

Nunn studies Applied Business Analytics at GCU and is a Life Leader on campus.