Sunday, February 24, 2008

Northeastern Results

On February22-23, four Dartmouth teams braved the snow on their way to Boston, where they competed in the Northeastern debate tournament. The team had a strong tournament all around, with three of the four pairs making it to bubble rounds. Although no one made the break, several Dartmouth debaters brought trophies back with them to Hanover. Just a week after competing in her first ever debate tournament, Jen Gaudette '10 teamed with Connor Beatty '10 to finish as the 10th varsity team. Reyad Allie '11 and Tarang Agarwal '11 earned their second straight appearance in novice finals, where they defeated a Brandise pair to finish as the top novice team. Tarang also finished as the 4th novice speaker.

Jen, Tarang and Reyad: all among the top novices at Northeastern

Marcus and Jen discuss cases

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Results From Amherst

On February 15-16, the Dartmouth Parliamentary Debate team traveled to Amherst, Ma to compete at the Amherst debate tournament. Andrew Wansley ’10 had an impressive tournament, teaming with Steven Kryger of Yale to finish as the 4th place team. Additionally, he received 10th varsity speaker. Amherst was also a breakout tournament for several of our novices. Three Dartmouth novices were among the top 10 novice speakers, including E McNeill (2nd), Reyad Allie (3rd), and Tarang Agarwal. Tarang and Reyad also finished as the 2nd novice team.

The team hanging out in General Assembly

Tarang and Reyad celebrate their appearance in novice finals

Monday, February 4, 2008

NYU Results

On February 1-2, four Dartmouth teams went down to New York City to compete in the NYU tournament. NYU hosted one of the largest tournaments of the year, with exactly 100 teams competing for only 8 break round spots. Two Dartmouth pairs, Joe Huston '10 and Marcus Gadson '10 as well as E McNeill '11 and Jonathan Choi '11, both got off to impressive 3-1 starts before each falling in round 5 to teams that made the break. E and Choi ended up as the 8th novice team at the tournament.

Here are some pictures from NYU

The view from GA

Tarang, Marcus and Sourabh hanging out between rounds.

Joe enjoying his pizza