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The UW-Superior Mock Trial Black Squad achieved an impressive 5 wins-3 loss record in a national level field at ORCS in Waukegon, IL to finish in Honorable Mention 11th Place.
They were part of an unbelievable 6 way tie with Macalester, University of Michigan, Northwood University, University of Illinois-Chicago and University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. They lost this tie based on tie breaker processes. They did not qualify to continue to nationals in Orlando, FL in April 2014.
The field of competition included UW-Superior, UM-Twin Cities, Wheaton College, Macalester, Luther, St. Norbert College, U of Illinois-Urbana-Champagne, UW-Madison, Univ. of Chicago, University of Illinois-Chicago, Northwood University, Manchester University, St. Ambrose University, Notre Dame, U of Michigan, St. Olaf College and Hamline University.
Taylor Tengwall continued his winning streak with another Outstanding Attorney award. Kudos to other team members who all earned individual ranks for outstanding performance: Emmanuel Tucker II, Andy Hanson, Cody Chaffee, Cassy Burr, Allison Marble, Matt Munkelwitz, Yer Vang, and Kyle Johnson.
The team is coached by Dr. Maria Stalzer Wyant Cuzzo (LegalStudies), Mark Fruehauf, Mary Russell and Julie Benfied (Attorney Coaches).
UW-Superior finishes its 2013-2014 year with the strongest record of wins in university history.
They took 8th Place at Macalester Trials, 4th Place at St. Olaf Ole Open, 1st Place at Durst Memorial at UW-Superior, 2nd Place at Midwest Challenge in Joliet, IL, 1st Place at Hatting St. Thomas School of Law Invitational, 7th Place Honorable Mention at Loras National Mock Trial and Honorable Mention and bid out of Regionals at Macalester College.
There were many outstanding award winners such as Cassy FoltzBurr, Jeff Anderson, Taylor Tengwall, Meagan Guptill, Cody Chaffee as Attorneys and Emmanuel Tucker II, Jordin Gegare, Andrew Hanson, Alex Rafael, Cassy Foltz Burr, Allison Marble and Cody Chaffee as Witnesses.
Congratulations to the Mock Trial team for representing UW-Superior well all year long.
Mock 'n Roll!!!!
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