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MAILED: Feb. 21, 2000

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire forensics team placed third in a tournament hosted by UW-Stout Sunday, Feb. 13.
The tournament was held on the UW-Eau Claire campus following the Grace Walsh Individual Events Tournament, which was hosted by UW-Eau Claire's team Saturday, Feb. 12. The two tournaments made up the "Wisconsin Love Fest."
Junior Eric Rasmussen, Eau Claire, and junior Arwen Dale, Eau Claire, qualified for the American Forensics Association national tournament with their win in duo interpretation. Rasmussen also placed third in informative speaking.
Junior Barb Ellevold, Pulaski, and freshman Ben Schneider, Greendale, qualified for the National Forensics Association national tournament by placing fourth in duo interpretation. Ellevold and sophomore Scott Boras, Kellogg, Minn., qualified for NFA with their fifth-place finish in duo interpretation. Ellevold also placed fifth in dramatic interpretation.
Senior Reid Sollberger, Brooklyn Park, Minn., qualified for NFA with his first-place finish in poetry. Junior Jodi Becker, Germantown, placed fourth in persuasive speaking, qualifying her for NFA. Becker also qualified for AFA by taking first in program oral interpretation.
Senior Cate Dunham, Hartland, took third in after-dinner speaking, fifth in extemporaneous speaking and sixth in persuasive speaking.
Junior Arwen Williams, Eau Claire, placed sixth in prose interpretation and sixth in rhetorical criticism.

UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

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

Updated: Feb. 21, 2000