With a total of 62 trophies at 11 tournaments, the Malone University forensics team completed the 2011 competition year with its most numerous trophy count in recent memory.
Students compete in 12 categories of speech and debate; awards are given to the top 6 performers in each event.
The 2011 forensics team includes:
Row 1: Paige Nagy, Amanda Maxwell, Halle St. John, Abigael
Row 2: Ann Lawson, Sarah Varnell, Taylor Hazlett, Jarryd Lunger, Alyssa Pearson
Row 3: Ben Linville, Austin Furey, Chris Lovette, Alaine Kay, Joe DiNardo
Results for the spring semester follow:
Christian College Forensics Invitational March 10-13
Hosted by Azusa Pacific University in California, attended by 26 schools including Wheaton, Pepperdine, Vanguard, Pt. Loma Nazarene, John Brown, Covenant, Howard Payne, Cedarville, Biola and California Baptist, and others.
Also at the tournament, Director of Forensics Ann Lawson was re-elected as the Eastern Representative to the NCCFA governing board.
Malone University hosted 10 schools including Ohio University, University of Akron, Ohio State, Geneva College, Grove City College, Marietta, Muskingum, and others.
Forensics Association Novice Championship January 28-29
Jarryd Lunger, Alaine Kay, Halle St. John, Joe DiNardo and Taylor Hazlett accumulated enough points to win 4th place in Team Sweepstakes for the small entry division.
University Interstate Tournament January 28-29
One of the largest tournaments of the season, participating schools included George Mason, Western Kentucky, Boise State, Cedarville, Butler, and OSU.
Ohio Forensics Association Varsity Championship February 17-18
Green State University February 25-26
Large tournament with 17 schools, including Eastern Michigan, Western Kentucky, Hillsdale, Ball State, Clemson, University of Michigan, University of Cumberlands.
University March 4-5
Eleven schools competed including Miami, Clemson, University of Akron, University of Cincinnati, Belmont, Oberlin, and others.