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Forensics Team Participates in
Weekend Tournaments
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MAILED: Oct. 12, 1998

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire forensics team participated in tournaments in Omaha, Neb., and Platteville, the weekend of Oct. 2-3.
The team placed second at the Nebraska Swing Tournament in Omaha Oct. 2-3.
During competition at Creighton University, senior Melanie Miller, Anoka, placed first in program oral interpretation. Senior Kate Grosskopf, Fall Creek, placed first in poetry interpretation and fourth in after-dinner speaking. Sophomore Reid Sollberger, Spooner, placed second in poetry interpretation and placed fifth in duo interpretation with freshman Eric Rasmussen, Eau Claire. Sophomore Barb Ellevold, Pulaski, placed fifth in dramatic interpretation and sixth in persuasive speaking. Sophomore Arwen Dale, Eau Claire, placed fifth in informative speaking and sophomore Arwen Williams, Eau Claire, placed sixth in dramatic interpretation.
At Concordia University, Rasmussen and Sollberger placed first in duo interpretation. Grosskopf placed first in after-dinner speaking and third in prose interpretation. Miller placed first in program oral interpretation, fifth in persuasive speaking and sixth in duo interpretation with Ellevold. Williams placed fourth in informative speaking and sixth in dramatic interpretation. Ellevold placed fifth in dramatic interpretation and sixth in persuasive speaking.
The UW-Eau Claire forensics team placed sixth at the Platteville tournament Oct. 3.
Freshman Abe Barnes, Wisconsin Rapids, placed second in novice impromptu. Freshman Aaron Unseth, Plato, Minn., placed third in novice prose and third in poetry. Sophomore Cate Dunham, Hartland, placed fifth in communication analysis and sixth in informative speaking. Senior Leah Hooker, Coon Rapids, Minn., placed sixth in extemporaneous speaking.
The forensics team traveled to the Winona Tournament the weekend of Oct. 9-10.

UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
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(715) 836-4741

Updated: Oct. 12, 1998