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UW-Eau Claire Forensics Team Hosts
MAFL Tournament, Places in Others

RELEASED: Oct. 22, 2007

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire forensics team traveled to UW-Stout on Saturday, Oct. 13, for the Mid-American Forensics League Tournament #3, hosted MAFL #4 in Eau Claire on Sunday, Oct. 1, and traveled to Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minn., to compete in the Twin Cities Forensics League #1 on Tuesday, Oct. 16.

The forensics team placed fourth in team sweepstakes with six students at MAFL #3, second in team sweepstakes with 10 students at MAFL #4, and fifth in team sweepstakes in the Twin Cities Forensics League tournament #1 with only four students competing.

Following are the individual results from MAFL tournament #3:

Junior Eric Plantenberg, Monroe, placed first in persuasive speaking; fourth in prose, qualifying that event for the National Forensics Association National Tournament; and second in duo interpretation with senior Hilary Rasmussen, Eau Claire.

Rasmussen also placed second in dramatic interpretation.

Sophomore Nick Miller, Hales Corners, placed fifth in informative speaking, qualifying that event for NFA. He also placed fifth in after-dinner speaking.

Following are the individual results from MAFL #4:

Platenberg placed second in persuasive speaking qualifying for the American Forensics Association tournament. He also placed second in duo interpretation with Rasmussen.

Rasmussen also placed second in dramatic interpretation, qualifying for AFA.

Miller placed third in informative speaking, qualifying for NFA, and also placed fifth in after-dinner speaking.

Junior Justin Rudnick, Stanley, placed fourth in informative speaking, qualifying that event for NFA. Rudnick also took first place in communication analysis.

Freshman Meghan Pickard, Eau Claire, took seventh place in extemporaneous speaking, qualifying for NFA.

Following are the individual results from TCFL #1:

Pickard placed first in informative speaking.

Miller placed third in after-dinner speaking.

Sophomore Nathan Jahnke, Madison, placed third in persuasion and qualified for NFA.

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