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UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
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UW-Eau Claire Forensics Team
Placed Second at Tournament
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MAILED: Nov. 30, 1999

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's forensics team took second place at the UW-River Falls tournament Saturday, Nov. 20.
The team accumulated 40 points and fell just short of Northern Illinois University (of De Kalb), who was first with 41 points. The University of Minnesota, Mankato, finished third with 14 points.
Junior Cate Dunham, Hartland, qualified for the National Forensics Association national tournament when she finished third in after-dinner speaking. Dunham also placed fifth in extemporaneous speaking and sixth in persuasive speaking.
Junior Arwen Dale, Eau Claire, qualified for the American Forensics Association national tournament by placing first in persuasive speaking. Dale also was second in prose interpretation and qualified for the NFA national tournament with her fifth-place finish in impromptu speaking.
Junior Jodi Becker, Germantown, qualified for the AFA national tournament when she finished first in informative speaking. Becker also placed fourth in program oral interpretation and sixth in prose interpretation.
Sophomore Barbara Ellevold, Pulaski, qualified for the AFA national tournament with her second-place finish in program oral interpretation. She also finished third in prose interpretation.
Sophomore Scott Boras, Kellogg, Minn., qualified for the NFA national tournament when he finished second in poetry interpretation and fourth in prose interpretation. Boras also was third in dramatic interpretation.
Freshman Ben Schneider, Greendale, qualified for the NFA national tournament in two events by finishing fourth in impromptu speaking and fifth in poetry interpretation.
Sophomore Arwen Williams, Eau Claire, qualified for the NFA national tournament by finishing third in rhetorical criticism. Williams also placed third in persuasive speaking.
Sophomore Aaron Unseth, Plato, Minn., qualified for the AFA national tournament when he finished third in poetry interpretation. Unseth and Williams paired up in duo interpretation and qualified for the NFA national tournament by finishing second.
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UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

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

Updated: Nov. 30, 1999