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UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
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Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
University Forensics Team
Places Second in Tournament
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MAILED: Oct. 27, 1999

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire forensics team placed second in the Mid-American Forensic League tournament the team hosted on campus Oct. 23.
Junior Cate Dunham, Hartland, won persuasion, placed third in impromptu speaking and qualified for the American Forensics Association national tournament with her second-place finish in extemporaneous speaking. Junior Jodi Becker, Germantown, placed third in informative speaking and fourth in program oral interpretation and impromptu speaking. Her win in communication analysis qualifies her for the AFA tournament.
Sophomores Arwen Williams, Eau Claire, and Barbara Ellevold, Pulaski, qualified for the AFA national tournament with their respective first- and second-place finishes in informative speaking. Ellevold also qualified with fifth place in poetry interpretation and finished second in program oral interpretation and sixth in persuasion. Williams placed fourth in persuasion.
Junior Reid Sollberger, Brooklyn Park, Minn., won after-dinner speaking and placed fourth in communication analysis, while sophomore Aaron Unseth, Plato, Minn., won poetry interpretation.
Junior Arwen Dale, Eau Claire, took second in persuasion and fifth in extemporaneous speaking. Freshman Seth King, Eau Claire, placed sixth in extemporaneous speaking.
The forensics team will compete in the Bradley University tournament in Peoria, Ill., Nov. 12-13.

UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 218
(715) 836-4741

Updated: Oct. 27, 1999