Regionals at Notre Dame and Joliet (February 14th-15th and 21st-22nd)
Teams 1498 and 1499 competed at their regional tournament hosted by Notre Dame Feb. 14th-15th. Team 1498 finished third with an impressive 7-1 record and qualified for ORCS! Team finished with an honorable mention and a great record of 5-3. They missed out of qualifying for ORCS by 2 OCS points (it was very very close). Congrats to them and all the hard work they put into this season. Finishing that well is something to be truly proud of! Both teams even walked away with some individual awards. Sophomore Jane Fisher won an attorney award on the plaintiff with 17 ranks. Junior Mike Mehary won a witness award on the plaintiff with 18 ranks. Freshmen Jessie Ojeda won a witness award with a PERFECT 20 ranks, even though it was her first time playing that witness! WOW!
Team 1497 traveled to Joliet, Illinois to compete at regionals this past weekend, Feb. 21st-22nd. Finishing in 4th place with an awesome record of 7-1, they also qualified for ORCS! Sophomore Laura Brodkin also won an attorney award on the plaintiff with 19 ranks.
Great great job to everyone and good luck to those moving forward!
The Downtown and Big Red Invitational Classic at NYU and Cornell University (January 24th-25th)
Team 1497 headed to the Big Apple to compete at The Downtown, an annual tournament hosted by New York University and teams 1498 and 1499 headed to Cornell University to compete at the Big Red Invitational. Team 1497 had a fun weekend competing against NYU, Northwood University, Brown University, and UVa and seeing SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE! Junior Zy Li even walked away with an attorney award! Teams 1498 and 1499 had great rounds competing against teams like University of Chicago. Junior Mike Mehary walked away with a witness award with 18 ranks!
Congrats to our award winners on an amazing job and great way to end the invitational season!
Polar Bear Invitational at Ohio Northern University (January 17th-18th)
Ohio Northern University held their annual Polar Bear Invitational on Jan. 17th-18th. The University of Michigan sent three teams that did an incredible job. Team 1497 finished in second place a record of 6-2 record against. Team 1498 also finished with a record of 6-2. Team 1499 finished with a record of 3-4-1. We also walked away with some individual awards! Freshman Ethan Miles won his first attorney award with an awesome 16 ranks. Junior Kaveri Sharma won an attorney award on the defense with a perfect 20 ranks!! Sophomore Laura Brodkin also won an attorney award on the plaintiff with 20 ranks as well! Don’t forget about our witnesses. Junior Shannon King won a witness award with 19 ranks!
What a fabulous way to start off our winter season! Great work to everyone on all three teams!