Forensics Team Places 1st at SDSU!

Posted on October 22nd, 2007 by

SDSU Jackrabbit Jousts
October 5-6, 2007

The Gustavus Adolphus College Forensics team placed FIRST out of 12 schools at the South Dakota State University Jackrabbit Jousts Forensics Tournament. The Gusties won six of the eleven events. Gustavus took first with 279 points while Kansas State University took 2nd place with 157 points. Gustavus also was awarded the 2007 Harlold Widvey Comprehensive Award. This award recognizes a program that displays excellence in oral interpretation, public address, and debate.

Team Sweepstakes:
First: Gustavus Adolphus College = 279 points
Second: Kansas State University = 157 points
Third: MSU, Mankato = 73 points

After Dinner Speaking:
Emma Moreau-2nd place

Communication Analysis:
Brittney Lovdahl-4th place

Kavan Rogness/ Kelly Nelson-1st place

Emma Moreau-1st place
Tasha Carlson-2nd place
Christopher Hunt-6th place

Extemporaneous Speaking:
Mary Cunningham-2nd place

Mary Cunningham-1st place
Sean Maertens-4th place

Maria Siegle-4th place
Claire Sagstuen-5th place

Phil Helt-2nd place
Maria Siegle-3rd place
Mary Cunningham-4th place

Kavan Rogness-1st place

Program Oral Interpretation:
Tasha Carlson-1st place
Christopher Hunt-4th place
Brittney Lovdahl-5th place
Kavan Rogness-6th place
Paula Wiggam-7th place

Tasha Carlson-1st place
Brittney Lovdahl-4th place
Kavan Rogness-5th place

Parliamentary Debate:
Sean Maertens & Sean Tessmer- Semifinals (4-0 prelim record)


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