JCU Debate had a triumphant second tournament of the year, with all three teams posting impressive performances at
Clarion University, September 28-30.
In the novice division, Jeremy Himmelright and Chris Mitschow finished 5thin the 25 team field, posting a 4-2 preliminary record, and advancing to the quarterfinals, where they lost to Liberty University.
Freshmen Brigette Mendes& Drew Dockery also made the elimination rounds, finishing 9thfor the second consecutive weekend. They were eliminated by Himmelright & Mitschow in the octafinals.
Individually, Mitschow placed 3rd and Himmelright was 8th.  For the second consecutive tournament, all four JCU novices placed in the top 15.
In only their second varsity tournament, Noel Massarelli & Emily Stolfer broke even, finishing 3-3.  They have been very competitive at their first two tournaments and are looking to achieve bigger things in the near future.

Posted on October 2, 2012