2012 Mosconi Cup

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2012 Mosconi Cup
2012 Mosconi Cup poster.jpg
Dates   10–13 December
Venue   York Hall
Location   Bethnal Green, London, UK
Captains   Johan Ruijsink (EU)
C.J. Wiley (US)
MVP   Chris Melling (EU)
Flag of Europe  11  – 9  Flag of the United States
Europe wins the Mosconi Cup
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The 2012 Mosconi Cup, the 19th edition of the annual nine-ball pool competition between teams representing Europe and the United States, took place 10–13 December 2012, at the York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, UK.

Team Europe won the Mosconi Cup by defeating Team USA 11–9.[1]

Teams[edit]

Flag of the United States.svg   Team USA
Name State of birth Notes
Johnny Archer  Georgia [2]
Mike Dechaine  Maine [3]
Dennis Hatch  New York [4]
Brandon Shuff  Virginia [5]
Shane Van Boening  South Dakota [6]
C.J. Wiley  Texas Non-playing captain[7]
Flag of Europe.svg   Team Europe
Name Nationality Notes
Darren Appleton  England [8]
Nick Ekonomopoulos  Greece [9]
Niels Feijen  Netherlands [10]
Chris Melling  England Most Valued Player[1][11]
Nick van den Berg  Netherlands [12]
Johan Ruijsink  Netherlands Non-playing captain[13][14]

Results[edit]

[15]

Monday, 10 December[edit]

[16]

Flag of Europe.svg Results Flag of the United States.svg
Teams
Team Europe
3–5 Teams
Team USA
Doubles
Chris Melling
Nick van den Berg
4–5 Doubles
Johnny Archer
Brandon Shuff
Singles
Niels Feijen
5–0 Singles
Mike Dechaine
Doubles
Darren Appleton
Nick Ekonomopoulos
4–5 Doubles
Dennis Hatch
Shane Van Boening
Singles
Darren Appleton
5–2 Singles
Brandon Shuff
2 Session 3
2 Overall 3

Tuesday, 11 December[edit]

[17]

Flag of Europe.svg Results Flag of the United States.svg
Doubles
Darren Appleton
Chris Melling
4–5 Doubles
Johnny Archer
Mike Dechaine
Singles
Nick Ekonomopoulos
5–3 Singles
Shane Van Boening
Doubles
Niels Feijen
Nick van den Berg
5–2 Doubles
Dennis Hatch
Brandon Shuff
Singles
Chris Melling
5–3 Singles
Dennis Hatch
Doubles
Darren Appleton
Niels Feijen
4–5 Doubles
Shane Van Boening
Johnny Archer
3 Session 2
5 Overall 5

Wednesday, 12 December[edit]

[18]

Flag of Europe.svg Results Flag of the United States.svg
Doubles
Nick van den Berg
Nick Ekonomopoulos
5–4 Doubles
Mike Dechaine
Brandon Shuff
Singles
Nick van den Berg
4–5 Singles
Johnny Archer
Doubles
Nick Ekonomopoulos
Niels Feijen
5–4 Doubles
Dennis Hatch
Mike Dechaine
Singles
Chris Melling
5–2 Singles
Brandon Shuff
Singles
Darren Appleton
5–0 Singles
Shane Van Boening
4 Session 1
9 Overall 6

Thursday, 13 December[edit]

[1]

Flag of Europe.svg Results Flag of the United States.svg
Singles
Nick Ekonomopoulos
3–5 Singles
Dennis Hatch
Singles
Niels Feijen
1–5 Singles
Johnny Archer
Singles
Darren Appleton
1–5 Singles
Shane Van Boening
Singles
Chris Melling
5–2 Singles
Brandon Shuff
Singles
Nick van den Berg
5–2 Singles
Mike Dechaine
2 Session 3
11 Overall 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Europe retain Mosconi Cup". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 18 February 2013. Retrieved 14 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Johnny Archer". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mike Dechaine". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Dennis Hatch". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Brandon Shuff". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Shane Van Boening". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "USA to turn back tide?". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  8. ^ "Darren Appleton". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  9. ^ "Nick Ekonomopoulos". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  10. ^ "Neils Feijen". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  11. ^ "Chris Melling". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  12. ^ "Nick van den Berg". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  13. ^ "Ruijsink back for fifth Mosconi Cup". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 14 December 2012. 
  14. ^ "Johan Ruijsink". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  15. ^ "Mosconi Cup 2012 results". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2013. Retrieved 14 December 2012. 
  16. ^ "Americans battle to first day lead". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 14 December 2012. 
  17. ^ "All square at the halfway stage". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 14 December 2012. 
  18. ^ "Europe supershow puts Cup in sight". Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 14 December 2012. 

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