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NSC 2008: Michael Donegan [#21]

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On this page, you will find information about Michael Donegan, 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 12-16, -88, and is ranked #90 in Division 4.

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 Michael Donegan]

Given name(s): Michael
Surname(s): Donegan
Home: Austin, TX, United States
Hobbies: Biking, Guitar
Occupation: Grandfather
NSC 2004 Division: 7
NSC 2004 Rank: 19/40, 15-15 +60
NSC 2005 Division: 6
NSC 2005 Rank: 6/131, 19-9 +845
USSO 2006 Division: 5
USSO 2006 Rank: 43/88, 14-14 -48
Round by Round

High score: 494
Average for: 359
Average against: 362

Round 1

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Donegan played #47 Angela Hellmann (Fort Myers, FL) and lost 393 to 405 (a spread of -12).

Current ranking: #67.

Current record: 0-1, -12.

Round 2

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Donegan played #81 Chuck Riordan (Des Moines, IA) and lost 382 to 389 (a spread of -7).

Current ranking: #91.

Current record: 0-2, -19.

Round 3

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Donegan played #78 Peg Pywar (Houston, TX) and lost 318 to 383 (a spread of -65).

Current ranking: #103.

Current record: 0-3, -84.

Round 4

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Donegan played #44 Nancy Hanley (Wilmington, DE) and won 428 to 362 (a spread of 66).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 1-3, -18.

Round 5

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Donegan played #115 Kar-mun Wong (Sunnyvale, CA) and lost 302 to 393 (a spread of -91).

Current ranking: #102.

Current record: 1-4, -109.

Round 6

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Donegan played #62 Herb Lewis (Cherry Hill, NJ) and won 452 to 350 (a spread of 102).

Current ranking: #82.

Current record: 2-4, -7.

Round 7

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Donegan played #59 Margo Kuno (Philadelphia, PA) and won 394 to 332 (a spread of 62).

Current ranking: #65.

Current record: 3-4, +55.

Round 8

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Donegan played #116 Betsey Wood (Concord, MA) and won 368 to 323 (a spread of 45).

Current ranking: #50.

Current record: 4-4, +100.

Round 9

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Donegan played #74 Susie Page (Panorama City, CA) and lost 237 to 375 (a spread of -138).

Current ranking: #71.

Current record: 4-5, -38.

Round 10

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Donegan played #67 Denise Mahnken (Long Beach, NY) and won 453 to 349 (a spread of 104).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 5-5, +66.

Round 11

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Donegan played #98 Sylvia Sparkman (Bozeman, MT) and lost 266 to 417 (a spread of -151).

Current ranking: #72.

Current record: 5-6, -85.

Round 12

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Donegan played #104 Waheed Thompson (Houston, TX) and lost 229 to 481 (a spread of -252).

Current ranking: #88.

Current record: 5-7, -337.

Round 13

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Donegan played #79 Gene Rawlins (Scarborough ON) and lost 380 to 397 (a spread of -17).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 5-8, -354.

Round 14

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Donegan played #90 Teresa Schaeffer (Durham, NC) and lost 368 to 375 (a spread of -7).

Current ranking: #101.

Current record: 5-9, -361.

Round 15

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Donegan played #94 Rick Settle (Stephens City, VA) and lost 337 to 382 (a spread of -45).

Current ranking: #106.

Current record: 5-10, -406.

Round 16

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Donegan played #103 Celia Thompson (Carney's Point, NJ) and won 420 to 317 (a spread of 103).

Current ranking: #96.

Current record: 6-10, -303.

Round 17

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Donegan played #11 Mollie Braverman (Camarillo, CA) and won 362 to 348 (a spread of 14).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 7-10, -289.

Round 18

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Donegan played #86 Miriam Saldanha (Richmond BC) and lost 309 to 389 (a spread of -80).

Current ranking: #100.

Current record: 7-11, -369.

Round 19

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Donegan played #18 Jon Demeter (Alameda, CA) and won 385 to 263 (a spread of 122).

Current ranking: #90.

Current record: 8-11, -247.

Round 20

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Donegan played #22 Dawn Doyle (Ft Lauderdale, FL) and won 332 to 305 (a spread of 27).

Current ranking: #80.

Current record: 9-11, -220.

Round 21

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Donegan played #6 Betty Bergeron (Calgary AB) and lost 348 to 382 (a spread of -34).

Current ranking: #87.

Current record: 9-12, -254.

Round 22

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Donegan played #20 David Dinning (Tampa, FL) and won 355 to 349 (a spread of 6).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 10-12, -248.

Round 23

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Donegan played #108 Linda Wancel (Flushing, NY) and lost 318 to 324 (a spread of -6).

Current ranking: #87.

Current record: 10-13, -254.

Round 24

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Donegan played #112 Jane Whitmore (South Burlington, VT) and lost 354 to 407 (a spread of -53).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 10-14, -307.

Round 25

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Donegan played #38 Edward Gowash (Ft. Worth, TX) and won 494 to 282 (a spread of 212).

Current ranking: #83.

Current record: 11-14, -95.

Round 26

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Donegan played #102 Laura Thomley (Gainesville, FL) and lost 350 to 373 (a spread of -23).

Current ranking: #91.

Current record: 11-15, -118.

Round 27

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Donegan played #52 Cynthia Hughes (Houston, TX) and lost 336 to 362 (a spread of -26).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 11-16, -144.

Round 28

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Donegan played #64 Geeke Lossing (Gainesville, FL) and won 388 to 332 (a spread of 56).

Current ranking: #90.

Current record: 12-16, -88.


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