Cyber Warriors NCL Fall 2017 Season and National Rankings

After finishing the fall season of the National Cyber League, the Indiana Tech Cyber Warriors have quite a bit to celebrate.

Using challenges designed around industry recognized performance-based exam objectives and aligned with individual and team games, the NCL is a first-of-its-kind ongoing experiment in learning and gaming using next-generation high-fidelity simulation environments. At the beginning of the NCL 2017 Fall Season, 3,449 students/players (up from 2,760 in Fall 2016) and 245 faculty/coaches from more than 250 two and four-year schools in 47 U.S. states registered to compete.

The NCL 2017 Fall Season began with the Preseason round to group players into one of three competition brackets based on skill level: Gold (top 15% of all players nationally – 331 players), Silver (the next 35% of all players nationally – 864 players) or Bronze (the next 50% of all players nationally – 1,228 players).

 

Of these statistics, the Indiana Tech Cyber Warriors placed four students in the top 1% in the Nation and held a number of other impressive statistics from the official NCL scouting reports (shown below).

 

4 Students in the top 25, Individual Round:

  • Chandler Dodenhoff, #11 Overall, #10 in Gold Bracket
  • Ethan Anderson, #12 Overall, #11 in Gold Bracket
  • Matt Billeck, #13 Overall, #2 in Silver Bracket
  • Rob Dukarski, #16 Overall, #14 in Gold Bracket

 

Additional Statistics:

  • Alex Knipper, #6 in Silver Bracket in Cryptography
  • Rob Dukarski, #4 Overall and #3 in Gold Bracket in Open Source Intelligence
  • Rob Dukarski, #8 Overall and #8 in Gold Bracket in Wireless Access Exploitation
  • Chandler Dodenhoff, #4 Overall and #4 in Gold Bracket in Forensic Log Analysis
  • Chandler Dodenhoff, #1 Overall and #1 in Gold Bracket in Forensic Network Traffic Analysis
  • Ethan Anderson, #2 Overall and #2 in Gold Bracket for Password Cracking

 

Based on their combined individual performance in the Individual Round, the Indiana Tech Cyber Warriors were placed in the Gold Bracket for the Team Round and had some impressive statistics there as well from the official NCL scouting reports (shown below).

Top 10 Gold Bracket, Team Round:

  • #17 Overall Nationally, #7 in Gold Bracket

Additional Statistics:

  • #1 Overall and #1 in Gold Bracket in Scanning and Reconnaissance
  • #4 Overall and #1 in Gold Bracket in Web Application Exploitation
  • #3 in Gold Bracket in Wireless Access Exploitation
  • #4 Overall and #3 in Gold Bracket in Forensic Network Traffic Analysis
  • #5 in Gold Bracket in Open Source Intelligence
  • #6 in Gold Bracket in Cryptography
  • #7 in Gold Bracket in Forensic Log Analysis
  • #7 in Gold Bracket in Password Cracking

 

GO WARRIORS!

 

To read more about the competition, please visit NCL’s website.

https://www.nationalcyberleague.org/

 

To view other competitions in which we compete, visit our competitions page below.

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