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UW-Eau Claire Forensics Team Takes
Second and Third Place in Pair of Tournaments

RELEASED: Nov. 25, 2008

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire forensics team took second and third place respectively at the Edna Sorber Individual Events Tournament hosted by UW-Whitewater Nov. 15 and the Badger Memorial Tournament hosted by UW-Madison Nov 16.

Following are the individual results from the Edna Sorber Individual Events Tournament:

Sophomore Alicia Gerber, Ringle, placed first and qualified for the National Forensics Association Tournament in duo interpretation with sophomore Sarah Taylor, Merrill. Taylor also took fourth in oral interpretation.

Junior April Ross, Wauwatosa, took first and qualified for the American Forensics Association Tournament in impromptu.

Junior Whitney Zahn, Menomonee Falls, placed first and qualified for the AFA in informative speaking and took sixth in dramatic interpretation.

Junior Nick Miller, Hales Corners, took second and qualified for the NFA in persuasion and took third in editorial impromptu.

Junior BJ Pickard, Eau Claire, took second in after-dinner speaking.

Senior, Katie Nichols, Pembine, took third in persuasive speaking. In prose she took fifth and qualified for the NFA.

Freshman Natalie Hunter, Vadnais Heights, Minn., took third and qualified for the AFA in duo interpretation with Pickard.

Freshman Patrick Martin, Burnsville, Minn., placed fourth in editorial impromptu.

Following are the individual results from the Badger Memorial Tournament:

Zahn placed first and qualified for the NFA in communication analysis, placed second in the individual sweepstakes, placed third and qualified for the AFA in informative, and placed fourth in after-dinner speaking.

Miller placed first in persuasion and placed fourth and qualified for the NFA in extemporaneous.

Nichols placed second and qualified for the AFA in persuasion and placed fourth in prose.

Martin placed second and qualified for the NFA in impromptu.

Pickard placed fourth in duo interpretation with Hunter and sixth in duo interpretation with Miller.

Taylor placed fourth in program oral interpretation and fifth in duo interpretation with Gerber.

Junior Jake Johnson, Eau Claire, placed fifth in informative and sixth in extemporaneous.

Ross placed fifth in extemporaneous.

Sophomore Kindra Kressin, Champion, Neb., placed seventh and qualified for NFA in prose.

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