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Forensics team concludes semester with successful results

December 12, 2012

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire forensics team finished the semester well, with strong results in its last two competitions.

The team placed third in team sweepstakes at the Mike Nicolai Invitational Tournament Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at UW-Stout and second in team sweepstakes at the Twin Cities Forensics League Tournament No. 3 Dec. 4 at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minn.

Individual results for Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 are as follows:

Freshman Sarah Doege, St. Charles, Ill., placed fifth in informative speaking.

Senior Megan Chilman, Le Sueur, Minn., placed fourth in informative speaking and sixth in program oral interpretation.

Senior Abby Rand, Melrose, placed second in informative speaking.

Senior Megan McKeown, Eagan, Minn., placed first in dramatic interpretation and second in prose interpretation.

Sophomore Caitlyn Duley, St. Michael, Minn., placed fifth in after-dinner speaking.

Individual results for Dec. 4 are as follows:

Freshman Elijah Freeman, Ladysmith, placed fourth in extemporaneous speaking.

Freshman Sarah Doege, St. Charles, Ill., placed third in extemporaneous speaking and first in informative speaking.

Freshman Heidi Feyereisen, Roberts, placed sixth in persuasion and sixth in prose interpretation.

Freshman Jake Wrasse, Durand, placed second in persuasion and third in informative speaking.

Freshman Alex Brown, St. Michael, Minn., placed second in informative speaking.

Junior Rebekah Buege, Mankato, Minn., placed first in poetry.

Junior Rebekah Buege, Mankato, Minn., and freshman Ben Thompson Isaac, Chaska, Minn., placed first in duo interpretation.

Sophomore Kyra Witcher, Apple Valley, Minn., placed fourth in prose interpretation and fourth in dramatic interpretation.

Freshman Ben Thompson Isaac, Chaska, Minn., placed second in dramatic interpretation.

The forensics team's next competition will be in January 2013 at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill.

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