2019 Hatcher Trophy Standings

The Soaring Society of America's most prestigious competition award

Sailplane Racing's Top Gun

last updated on Saturday, August 31, 2019

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 five FAI Classes 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 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, and 2001 are available.


Standard Class             Tom Holloran                       99.207 %
Club Class                 Mike Westbrook                     98.206 %
18 Meter Class             John Seaborn                       97.083 %
15 Meter Class             Sean Murphy                        96.344 %
Open Class                 Jim Lee                            95.855 %
20-meter Multiplace Class  Team, Andrews & Jaeger             95.578 %

Standard Class Nationals held at Waynesville, OH: 08/24/2019 - 09/02/2019
Score Sheet
Day    Date     Daily Winner                       Score    Contest Highest  Score
 1 (Aug 24, 19) Holloran, Tom                     : 1000    Holloran, Tom  : 1000
 2 (Aug 25, 19) Nixon, Henry                      :  575    Holloran, Tom  :  551
 3 (Aug 28, 19) Holloran, Tom                     :  975    Holloran, Tom  :  975
 4 (Aug 29, 19) Holloran, Tom                     :  475    Holloran, Tom  :  475

Totals          Daily Winner                      : 3025 Contest Winner : 3001

Tom Holloran's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 99.207 %.


Club Class Nationals held at Yoder, KS: 06/04/2019 - 06/14/2019
Score Sheet
Day    Date     Daily Winner                       Score    Contest Highest  Score
 1 (Jun 07, 19) Westbrook, Mike                   : 1000    Westbrook, Mike  : 1000
 2 (Jun 08, 19) Westbrook, Mike                   :  775    Westbrook, Mike  :  775
 3 (Jun 10, 19) Fairbairn, Jacob                  :  592    Westbrook, Mike  :  573
 4 (Jun 11, 19) Westbrook, Mike                   :  587    Westbrook, Mike  :  587
 5 (Jun 12, 19) Sorenson, Danny                   : 1000    Westbrook, Mike  :  964
 6 (Jun 13, 19) Condon, Tony                      :  561    Westbrook, Mike  :  535

Totals          Daily Winner                      : 4515 Contest Winner : 4434

Mike Westbrook's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 98.206 %.


18 Meter Class Nationals held at Hobbs, NM: 06/18/2019 - 06/28/2019
Score Sheet
Day    Date     Daily Winner                       Score    Contest Highest  Score
 1 (Jun 18, 19) Walker, Jae                       :  850    Seaborn, John  :  829
 2 (Jun 19, 19) Walker, Jae                       : 1000    Seaborn, John  :  953
 3 (Jun 20, 19) Szemplinski, Jerzy and Welles, Tim :  997    Seaborn, John  :  980
 4 (Jun 23, 19) Indrebo, Rick and Fidler, Sean    : 1000    Seaborn, John  :  994
 5 (Jun 24, 19) Seaborn, John                     : 1000    Seaborn, John  : 1000
 6 (Jun 25, 19) Seaborn, John                     :  968    Seaborn, John  :  968
 7 (Jun 26, 19) Ittner, Gary                      : 1000    Seaborn, John  :  965
 8 (Jun 27, 19) Clark, Robin                      : 1000    Seaborn, John  :  898

Totals          Daily Winner                      : 7815 Contest Winner : 7587

John Seaborn's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 97.083 %.


15 Meter Class Nationals held at Lancaster, SC: 05/07/2019 - 05/16/2019
Score Sheet
Day    Date     Daily Winner                       Score    Contest Highest  Score
 1 (May 07, 19) Szemplinski, Jerzy                :  783    Murphy, Sean  :  718
 2 (May 08, 19) Springford, Dave                  : 1000    Murphy, Sean  :  999
 3 (May 13, 19) Fletcher, Bob                     :  931    Murphy, Sean  :  929
 4 (May 14, 19) Morozov, Sergei                   : 1000    Murphy, Sean  :  991
 5 (May 15, 19) Morozov, Sergei                   :  990    Murphy, Sean  :  895

Totals          Daily Winner                      : 4704 Contest Winner : 4532

Sean Murphy's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 96.344 %.


Open Class Nationals held at Hobbs, NM: 06/18/2019 - 06/28/2019
Score Sheet
Day    Date     Daily Winner                       Score    Contest Highest  Score
 1 (Jun 18, 19) Butler, Dick                      :  946    Lee, Jim  :  877
 2 (Jun 19, 19) Coggins, David                    : 1000    Lee, Jim  :  952
 3 (Jun 20, 19) Nichols, Steve                    :  998    Lee, Jim  :  975
 4 (Jun 23, 19) Mockler, David                    : 1000    Lee, Jim  :  990
 5 (Jun 24, 19) Butler, Dick                      :  985    Lee, Jim  :  950
 6 (Jun 25, 19) Lee, Jim and Butler, Dick         :  935    Lee, Jim  :  935
 7 (Jun 26, 19) Tabery, Ron                       : 1000    Lee, Jim  :  954
 8 (Jun 27, 19) Mockler, David                    : 1000    Lee, Jim  :  905

Totals          Daily Winner                      : 7864 Contest Winner : 7538

Jim Lee's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 95.855 %.


20-meter Multiplace Class Nationals held at Albert Lea, MN: 05/12/2019 - 05/19/2019
Score Sheet
Day    Date     Daily Winner                       Score    Contest Highest  Score
 1 (May 12, 19) Team, Arnold & Striedeck          : 1000    Team, Andrews & Jaeger  :  944
 2 (May 13, 19) Team, Andrews & Jaeger            :  938    Team, Andrews & Jaeger  :  938
 3 (May 15, 19) Team, Arnold & Striedeck          : 1000    Team, Andrews & Jaeger  :  896
 4 (May 16, 19) Team, Andrews & Jaeger            :  680    Team, Andrews & Jaeger  :  680

Totals          Daily Winner                      : 3618 Contest Winner : 3458

Andrews Team's total score as a percentage of total daily maximum scores is 95.578 %.


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