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NSC 2008: Lisa Odom [#66]

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On this page, you will find information about Lisa Odom, who is competing at the 2008 National SCRABBLE® Championship. This page was updated at least hourly between 09:00 A.M. and midnight local time. This player currently has a record of 14-14, -381, and is ranked #57 in Division 1.

Lower on this page, you can find brief self-reported biographical details of the player, statistics on the player’s past several years of rated tournament play in North America, a graphic showing the player’s ups and downs at this tournament, and a round-by-round report on the player’s opponents and games.

Background Information

[photo of Lisa Odom]

Given name(s): Lisa
Surname(s): Odom
Home: St Louis Park, MN, United States
Awards: 3-time World Championship participant
Hobbies: reading, guitar, singing, design junkie, ventriloquist manque
Occupation: Quality Assurance Analyst
NSC 1989 Division: 1
NSC 1989 Rank: 134/149, 10-16 -461
NSC 1989 Division: 1
NSC 1989 Rank: 134/149, 10-16 -461
NSC 1990 Division: 1
NSC 1990 Rank: 66/176, 14-13 +738
NSC 1992 Division: 1
NSC 1992 Rank: 61/176, 15-12 -25
NSC 1994 Division: 1
NSC 1994 Rank: 14/134, 17-10 +587
NSC 1996 Division: 1
NSC 1996 Rank: 56/108, 13-14 +422
NSC 1998 Division: 1
NSC 1998 Rank: 24/126, 18-13 +458
NSC 2000 Division: 1
NSC 2000 Rank: 91/98, 11-20 -39
NSC 2002 Division: 1
NSC 2002 Rank: 123/132, 11-20 -280
NSC 2004 Division: 1
NSC 2004 Rank: 21/172, 18.5-11.5 +1073
NSC 2005 Division: 1
NSC 2005 Rank: 27/87, 15.5-12.5 +476
USSO 2006 Division: 1
USSO 2006 Rank: 46/76, 13-15 +296
WSC 1993 Rank: 15
WSC 1999 Rank: 23
WSC 2005 Rank: 38
Round by Round

High score: 513
Average for: 402
Average against: 418

Round 1

[photo of Howard Pistol]

Odom played #76 Howard Pistol (Oakland Park, FL) and lost 337 to 419 (a spread of -82).

Current ranking: #74.

Current record: 0-1, -82.

Round 2

[photo of Keith Smith]

Odom played #94 Keith Smith (Austin, TX) and lost 513 to 546 (a spread of -33).

Current ranking: #82.

Current record: 0-2, -115.

Odom is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Round 3

[photo of Joel Wapnick]

Odom played #102 Joel Wapnick (Montreal QC) and won 454 to 385 (a spread of 69).

Current ranking: #69.

Current record: 1-2, -46.

Odom is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Round 4

[photo of Craig Rowland]

Odom played #87 Craig Rowland (Mississauga ON) and won 458 to 355 (a spread of 103).

Current ranking: #43.

Current record: 2-2, +57.

Round 5

[photo of Cecilia Le]

Odom played #50 Cecilia Le (Boston, MA) and won 474 to 297 (a spread of 177).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 3-2, +234.

Round 6

[photo of Pakorn Nemitrmansuk]

Odom played #64 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk (Thailand) and lost 445 to 458 (a spread of -13).

Current ranking: #40.

Current record: 3-3, +221.

Round 7

[photo of Rafi Stern]

Odom played #96 Rafi Stern (Seattle, WA) and lost 314 to 433 (a spread of -119).

Current ranking: #54.

Current record: 3-4, +102.

Round 8

[photo of Robert Linn]

Odom played #53 Robert Linn (Potomac, MD) and won 436 to 357 (a spread of 79).

Current ranking: #43.

Current record: 4-4, +181.

Odom is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Round 9

[photo of Steve Polatnick]

Odom played #78 Steve Polatnick (Miami, FL) and lost 321 to 476 (a spread of -155).

Current ranking: #58.

Current record: 4-5, +26.

Round 10

[photo of Lester Schonbrun]

Odom played #91 Lester Schonbrun (Oakland, CA) and won 447 to 407 (a spread of 40).

Current ranking: #50.

Current record: 5-5, +66.

Round 11

[photo of Kenji Matsumoto]

Odom played #58 Kenji Matsumoto (Amherst, MA) and lost 353 to 536 (a spread of -183).

Current ranking: #62.

Current record: 5-6, -117.

Odom is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Round 12

[photo of Randy Hersom]

Odom played #36 Randy Hersom (Morganton, NC) and won 485 to 354 (a spread of 131).

Current ranking: #50.

Current record: 6-6, +14.

Round 13

[photo of Stefan Rau]

Odom played #81 Stefan Rau (New Britain, CT) and lost 410 to 506 (a spread of -96).

Current ranking: #60.

Current record: 6-7, -82.

Round 14

[photo of Amnuay Ploysangngam]

Odom played #77 Amnuay Ploysangngam (Thailand) and won 395 to 350 (a spread of 45).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 7-7, -37.

Round 15

[photo of Steve Grob]

Odom played #34 Steve Grob (Fenton, MI) and lost 338 to 542 (a spread of -204).

Current ranking: #64.

Current record: 7-8, -241.

Round 16

[photo of David Weisberg]

Odom played #104 David Weisberg (Hollywood, FL) and lost 360 to 473 (a spread of -113).

Current ranking: #73.

Current record: 7-9, -354.

Round 17

[photo of Jesse Matthews]

Odom played #59 Jesse Matthews (Kelowna BC) and lost 367 to 402 (a spread of -35).

Current ranking: #84.

Current record: 7-10, -389.

Round 18

[photo of Ted Rosen]

Odom played #85 Ted Rosen (Rochester, NY) and lost 338 to 431 (a spread of -93).

Current ranking: #88.

Current record: 7-11, -482.

Round 19

[photo of Greg A. Heidler]

Odom played #35 Greg Heidler (Waialua, HI) and lost 260 to 464 (a spread of -204).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 7-12, -686.

Odom is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Round 20

[photo of Rose Kreiswirth]

Odom played #49 Rose Kreiswirth (East Northport, NY) and won 413 to 371 (a spread of 42).

Current ranking: #91.

Current record: 8-12, -644.

Round 21  

Odom recorded a bye with a spread of 50 points.

Current ranking: #85.

Current record: 9-12, -594.

Round 22

[photo of Louie Muller]

Odom played #63 Louie Muller (Newcastle, CA) and won 415 to 328 (a spread of 87).

Current ranking: #75.

Current record: 10-12, -507.

Round 23

[photo of Rob Robinsky]

Odom played #84 Rob Robinsky (Minneapolis, MN) and won 407 to 367 (a spread of 40).

Current ranking: #67.

Current record: 11-12, -467.

Round 24

[photo of Randy Greenspan]

Odom played #33 Randy Greenspan (Buffalo, NY) and won 453 to 352 (a spread of 101).

Current ranking: #59.

Current record: 12-12, -366.

Round 25

[photo of Darrell Day]

Odom played #15 Darrell Day (Richardson, TX) and won 390 to 362 (a spread of 28).

Current ranking: #50.

Current record: 13-12, -338.

Round 26

[photo of Laurie Cohen]

Odom played #12 Laurie Cohen (Tempe, AZ) and lost 390 to 474 (a spread of -84).

Current ranking: #58.

Current record: 13-13, -422.

Round 27

[photo of Steve Glass]

Odom played #31 Steve Glass (Dade City, FL) and won 494 to 435 (a spread of 59).

Current ranking: #48.

Current record: 14-13, -363.

Round 28

[photo of Steve Grob]

Odom played #34 Steve Grob (Fenton, MI) again and lost 400 to 418 (a spread of -18).

Current ranking: #57.

Current record: 14-14, -381.


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