MAILED: Dec. 21, 2000
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire forensics team placed second in the seasons third Twin Cities Forensics League tournament held at Normandale Community College in Normandale, Minn., Dec. 12.
Junior Barbara Ellevold, Pulaski, qualified for the American Forensics Association national tournament by taking first place in prose interpretation and second place in persuasive speaking.
Senior Reid Sollberger, Brooklyn Park, Minn., placed second in communication analysis and qualified for the National Forensics Association national tournament with his second-place finish in extemporaneous speaking.
Sophomore Ben Schneider, Greendale, qualified for the AFA national tournament with his win in persuasive speaking.
Freshman Amy Braun, Green Bay, and sophomore Heather Jamison, Coon Rapids, Minn., also qualified for the NFA national tournament. Braun placed third in informative speaking and Jamison took sixth in impromptu speaking.
Freshman Brandon Buchanan, San Antonio, Texas, finished fifth in impromptu speaking.
The team will travel next to the Concordia College/Moorhead State University tournament in Moorhead, Minn., Jan. 12-13.
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: Dec. 26, 2000