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UW-Eau Claire Forensics Team
Wins Winona Tournament
MAILED: Oct. 20, 2000

          EAU CLAIRE — For the sixth consecutive year the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire forensics team won the tournament held Oct. 13-14 at Winona State University in Winona, Minn.
          Junior Barbara Ellevold, Pulaski, placed second in the tournament's quadrathon and third in extemporaneous interpretation. She also qualified for the American Forensics Association national tournament with her win in dramatic interpretation and for the National Forensics Association national tournament with her fifth-place finish in persuasive speaking.
          Junior Aaron Unseth, Plato, Minn., took fifth place in the quadrathon and fourth place in extemporaneous interpretation. He qualified for the AFA tournament with his second-place finish in persuasive speaking and his win with junior Brian Haapala, Gurnee, Ill., in duo interpretation.
          Senior Reid Sollberger, Brooklyn Park, Minn., won after-dinner speaking and qualified for the AFA tournament with his second-place finish in prose interpretation.
          Junior Scott Boras, Kellogg, Minn., qualified for the AFA tournament with his second-place finish in poetry interpretation and took fifth place in dramatic interpretation.
          Sophomore Ben Schneider, Greendale, qualified for the NFA tournament with his fourth-place finish in persuasive speaking and took sixth place in extemporaneous speaking.
          Freshman Brandon Buchanan, San Antonio, Texas, qualified for the NFA tournament with his sixth-place finish in impromptu speaking.
          The forensics team will compete Saturday, Oct. 28, in the Mid-American Forensic League tournament hosted by UW-Eau Claire.
          Director of forensics Karen Piercy recently was elected to serve as president of MAFL for the 2000-01 academic year.
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Updated: Oct. 20, 2000