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What a year! We’ve collected some of the most impressive statistics from the 2022 season, thanks to the help of statistician Jim Ramsey. 

These stats span all Gold Medal Doubles Match-Ups in 2022.

=== STATS ===

Match, Most Third Shots:

94, Riley Newman, Men’s, August 20, Utah. (42 drops and 52 drives)

Match, Most Third Shot Drops:

78, Callie Smith, Womens, April 10, Red Rock.

Match, Most Third Shot Drives:

55, Ben Johns, Men’s, November 6, Texas.

Match, Highest Third Shot Drop Percentage:

98%, JW Johnson, Men’s, March 13, Riverland. (55 of 56)

Match, Highest Third Shot Drive Percentage (10 minimum):

100%, Ben Newell, Men’s, August 7, Selkirk Invitational. (30 of 30)

Match, Clean Winners (no net cord, no opponent’s paddle):

31, Ben Johns, Mixed, April 10, Red Rock.

Match, ATPs:

4, Riley Newman, Mixed, September 18, Peachtree.

Match, ERNEs:

10, Tyler Loong, Men’s, May 8, North Carolina.

Match, Offensive Lobs:

10, Matt Wright, Men’s, August 20, Utah.

Longest Rally:

82 shots, Men’s, Feb 27, National Indoor. Ben Johns and Collin Johns vs AJ Koller and Thomas Wilson.

One Game, Most Shots:

889. Men’s, Feb 20, Mesa Arizona. Ben Johns and Collin Johns vs Riley Newman and Matt Wright.

One Game, Most Rallies: 

72. Mixed, August 7, Selkirk Invitational. Jesse Irvine and Ben Johns vs Callie Smith and Matt Wright.  

72. Mixed, October 9, Las Vegas. Catherine Parenteau and JW Johnson vs Anna Leigh Waters and Ben Johns.

Match, Most Shots:

2,466, Mixed, April 10, Red Rock. Anna Leigh Waters and Ben Johns vs Catherine Parenteau and Riley Newman.

Match, Most Shots per Rally:

14.37.  Men’s, Feb 20, Mesa Arizona. Ben Johns and Collin Johns vs Riley Newman and Matt Wright.  

Fun Fact: 

Collin Johns played in five consecutive gold medal men’s doubles matches (19 games) without hitting a dink into the net. (Tournament of Champions in Utah through the DC Open)

===  NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS ===

Anna Leigh Waters: 

Triple Crowns: 7. (March 13, April 10, August 20, September 18, October 9, November 6, December 4.)

Singles: 15.

Doubles: 10.

Mixed: 13 (won at Orange Co. with JW Johnson)

Total: 38.

Ben Johns: 

Triple Crowns: 4. (February 20, April 10, October 23, December 4.)

Singles: 9.

Doubles: 12.

Mixed: 13. (won at the Selkirk Invitational with Jessie Irvine)

Total: 34.

Catherine Parenteau:

Triple Crowns: 1. (May 8, North Carolina)

=== 2022 GOLD MEDAL COUNT ===

MEN:

34, Ben Johns (9 Singles, 12 Doubles, 13 Mixed)…(11 in Doubles with Collin Johns, 1 with Jay Devilliers)

12, Riley Newman (8 Doubles, 4 Mixed)

11, Collin Johns (11 Doubles)

8, Matt Wright (7 Doubles, 1 Mixed)

5, JW Johnson (4 Singles, 1 Doubles)

3, Tyson McGuffin (3 Singles)

1, Ryan Sherry (Singles, May 8)

1, Federico Staksrud (Singles, May 22, #12 seed)

1, Jay Devilliers (Doubles, Aug 7 with Ben Johns)

1, Brandon French (Doubles, Oct 16 with Riley Newman)

1, AJ Koller (Mixed, Nov 20 with Andrea Koop)

78 total gold medals awarded to male divisions in 2022 (18 Singles, 40 Doubles, 20 Mixed)

WOMEN:

38, Anna Leigh Waters (15 Singles, 10 Doubles, 13 Mixed)…(8 Doubles with Leigh Waters, 1 with Callie Smith, 1 with Catherine Parenteau)

8, Leigh Waters (8 Doubles)

8, Catherine Parenteau (2 Singles, 2 Doubles, 4 Mixed)

7, Callie Smith (7 Doubles: 6 with Lucy Kovalova, 1 with AL Waters)

7, Lucy Kovalova (6 Doubles, 1 Mixed)

3, Jessie Irvine (2 Doubles, 1 Mixed)

2, Lea Jansen (2 Doubles, May 7, Oct 16) 

2, Andrea Koop (1 Doubles, 1 Mixed, both Nov 20)

1, Parris Todd (Singles, June 12, beat ALW, Waters’ only singles gold medal loss this year)

1, Anna Bright (Doubles, Sept. 11 with Jessie Irvine)

1, Vivienne David (Doubles, Nov. 20 with Andrea Koop)

78 total gold medals awarded to female divisions in 2022 (18 Singles, 40 Doubles, 20 Mixed) 

Here’s to next year being even bigger and better than ever before! 

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