2011 Mosconi Cup

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2011 Mosconi Cup
2011 Mosconi Cup Poster.jpg
Dates   8–11 December
Venue   MGM Grand
Location   Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Captains   Charlie Williams (US)
Johan Ruijsink (EU)
MVP   Niels Feijen (EU)
Flag of the United States  7  – 11  Flag of Europe
Europe wins the Mosconi Cup
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The 2011 Mosconi Cup, the 18th edition of the annual nine-ball pool competition between teams representing Europe and the United States, took place between 8–11 December, at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Team Europe won the Mosconi Cup by defeating Team USA 11–7.

Teams[edit]

Flag of the United States.svg   Team USA[1]
Name State of birth Notes
Shane Van Boening  South Dakota [2]
Shawn Putnam  Pennsylvania [3]
Mike Dechaine  Maine [3]
Johnny Archer  Georgia [3]
Rodney Morris  California [3]
Charlie Williams  South Korea1 Non-playing captain[4]
Flag of Europe.svg   Team Europe
Name Nationality Notes
Chris Melling  England [5]
Darren Appleton  England [6]
Ralf Souquet  Germany [5]
Nick van den Berg  Netherlands [6]
Niels Feijen  Netherlands Most Valued Player[6][7]
Johan Ruijsink  Netherlands Non-playing captain[8]
  • 1 Born outside the United States.

Results[edit]

Thursday, 8 December[edit]

[9][10][11]

Flag of Europe.svg Results Flag of the United States.svg
Teams
Team Europe
6–3 Teams
Team USA
Doubles
Chris Melling
Nick van den Berg
3–6 Doubles
Johnny Archer
Shawn Putnam
Singles
Niels Feijen
6–0 Singles
Rodney Morris
Doubles
Darren Appleton
Ralf Souquet
6–4 Doubles
Shane Van Boening
Mike Dechaine
Singles
Chris Melling
6–5 Singles
Shane Van Boening
4 Session 1
4 Overall 1

Friday, 9 December[edit]

[12][13][14]

Flag of Europe.svg Results Flag of the United States.svg
Doubles
Nick van den Berg
Niels Feijen
5–6 Doubles
Shane Van Boening
Johnny Archer
Singles
Ralf Souquet
1–6 Singles
Mike Dechaine
Doubles
Darren Appleton
Chris Melling
5–6 Doubles
Shawn Putnam
Rodney Morris
Singles
Nick van den Berg
6–1 Singles
Johnny Archer
Doubles
Ralf Souquet
Chris Melling
6–2 Doubles
Shane Van Boening
Rodney Morris
2 Session 3
6 Overall 4

Saturday, 10 December[edit]

[15][16][17]

Flag of Europe.svg Results Flag of the United States.svg
Doubles
Darren Appleton
Niels Feijen
6–3 Doubles
Shawn Putnam
Mike Dechaine
Singles
Darren Appleton
6–2 Singles
Shawn Putnam
Doubles
Ralf Souquet
Niels Feijen
6–2 Doubles
Johnny Archer
Rodney Morris
Singles
Nick van den Berg
5–6 Singles
Shane Van Boening
Singles
Chris Melling
6–2 Singles
Mike Dechaine
4 Session 1
10 Overall 5

Sunday, 11 December[edit]

[18][19][20]

Flag of Europe.svg Results Flag of the United States.svg
Singles
Nick van den Berg
2–6 Singles
Shane Van Boening
Singles
Darren Appleton
3–6 Singles
Johnny Archer
Singles
Niels Feijen
6–4 Singles
Rodney Morris
1 Session 2
11 Overall 7

References[edit]

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