Tobacco Road Invitational at Duke University
Team 1497 travelled 11 long hours to Durham, NC to compete at the 9th annual Tobacco Road Invitational hosted by Duke University. After competing in some awesome rounds against Florida State University, Ohio State University, George Washington University, and the host school Duke University, team 1497 walked away with an impressive record of 6-2 and finished in third place! Junior Kaveri Sharma won an attorney award on the defense with 18 ranks and sophomore Laura Brodkin won an attorney award on the plaintiff with 19 ranks!
Congrats to team 1497 for the great showing at ToRo!
Great Lakes Invitational (November 8th-19h)
Eastern Michigan University held their 4th annual Great Lakes Invitational on Nov. 8th – 9th. The University of Michigan sent two teams that did an incredible job. Team 1498 finished in FIRST PLACE with an impressive 7-1 record against Ohio Northern University, Michigan State University, UCLA, and University of Pittsburgh. Team 1497 finished with a record of 4-4 after competing against Michigan State University, UCLA, University of Chicago, and Indiana University. We also walked away with some individual awards! Senior Alex Sholtz won an attorney award on the plaintiff with an awesome 19 ranks. Junior Adam Karabatakis won an attorney award on the defense with 18 ranks. In his second tournament, freshman Gabe Slater also won an attorney award on the plaintiff with 19 ranks! Don’t forget about our witnesses. Sophomore Jane Fisher won a witness award on the plaintiff with 18 ranks. Also in his second tournament, freshman Garret Burton won a witness award on the plaintiff with 19 ranks.
Great job to everyone who performed so well this weekend, we are so proud of our teammates and their performance this weekend.
Great American Mock Trial Invitational in Washington, DC (November 1st-2nd)
Congratulations to our team who competed at GAMTI November 1st and 2nd!
Our team competing in Washington D.C. faced tough competition at GAMTI. Although each round was a nail biter, Michigan’s mock trial team performed impressively, taking two ballots from the University of New Mexico and Georgetown University. We even walked away with an individual award! Senior Joe Moeller won a witness award of the plaintiff with an awesome 27 ranks!
Scarlet and Grey Invitational at Ohio State University (October 25th-26th)
Teams 1497 and Team 1498 traveled to Columbus, OH for their first tournament of the season at the Scarlet and Grey Invitational from October 25th – 26th. Team 1498 finished with a record of 5-3 after competing against Northwood University, University of Chicago, University of Tennessee, and Elon University. Team 1497 hit the Bellarmine University, Elon University, Ohio State University, and the University of Cincinnati, finishing 4-4 overall. Our teammates took home a number of individual awards. Junior Kaveri Sharma took home an attorney award with 18 ranks on the plaintiff. Junior Adam Karabatakis also took home an award as a witness with 19 ranks on the plaintiff. Sophomore Shamila Ashraf won a witness award on the plaintiff with 16 ranks. Congratulations to everyone who competed at OSU! Everyone did an incredible job!