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Mustang Stampede


UWEC Forensics traveled to Mankato, MN on October 19-20, 2019 to compete at the Minnesota Swing Tournament. Saturday’s tournament was hosted by MSU-Mankato led by UWEC alumni Katie Brunner and Dr. Justin Rudnick and Sunday’s tournament was hosted by Southwest Minnesota State University under the direction of UWEC alumnus Julie Walker. Blugolds won the quality award on Saturday (most breaks for size of event) and the limited sweeps award on Sunday.


Day 1 of the Minnesota Swing (Larry Schnoor Invitational) -October 19, 2019

Extemp: Emily Shepardson (senior) 3rd Place

Persuasion : Meghan Neu (junior) 4th Place

ADS: Meghan Neu 5th Place

DI: Ali Metzen (first year)  5th Place 

DI: Emily Shepardson 1st Place

Poetry: Elder Romero 1st Place

Julie Walker Quality Award: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire



Day 2 of the Minnesota Swing- (Mustang Stampede) Sunday Oct. 20, 2019

ADS - Meghan Neu  junior) 3rd Place

DI-Ali Metzen (first year)3rd place

DI - Emily Shepardson (senior) 1st Place

Extemp - Emily Shepardson 2nd Place

Persuasion - Meghan Neu 2nd Place

Prose - Elder Romero 5th Place


1st in Limited Sweeps and 4th in Open Sweeps-University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire