PSCFA Spring Championships Pasadena

Date: 
Friday, February 25, 2005 (All day) - Sunday, February 27, 2005 (All day)
The Point Loma Nazarene University Speech and Debate Team competed successfully at the PSCFA Spring Championship Tournament hosted by Pasadena City College this past weekend. Point Loma won First Place overall in the University division, and also won First Place in the Novice Division designed to recognize the contributions of novice competitors. Most of the top college and university speech programs throughout the state were competing in this year end Regional Championship.
Eight of the nine Pt Loma teams entered advanced through the six preliminary rounds to the elimination bracket, which is extremely difficult. One Senior team and One Junior team each advanced from the Octafinals to the final round of their respective divisions, winning Second Place in Senior and First Place in Junior. Also noteworthy, Debate Captain Senior Dominique Marino was named the First Place Speaker in the Senior Division, the second such award she has won this semester. The particular details and awards won are specified below.
This is our last regular season tournament of the year, leaving just a few National Championship Tournaments. On behalf of the students we wish to thank the school again for your support throughout the year and your patience with those students who will be representing Point Loma in the upcoming National Championship Tournaments. We are especially grateful to our fine Friends of Forensics alumni who continue to help in coaching, judging and providing prayer and financial support and the Forensics Fellows that help to provide their expertise in particular subject areas.
 
Debate Results:
Debate Teams
 
Joel Day & Ben Kautzer – Second Place in Senior Debate
Andrew Hoag & Dominique Marino – Semi Finalists in Senior Debate
Ashleigh Livingston & Carissa Phillips - Octa Finalists Senior Debate
Joel Cherry & Griffith Vertican – First Place in Junior Debate
Elly Garner & April Griffith – Quarter Finalists in Junior Debate
Ryan Moynihan & Nancy Twedt – Octafinalists Junior Debate
Liz Nesbit & Jason Sheets – Octafinalists in Novice Debate
Kevin Davis & Ali Sansome – Octafinalists in Novice Debate
Debate Top Ten Speaker Awards
 
Dominique Marino – First Place Speaker in Senior Debate
Andrew Hoag – Third Place Speaker in Senior Debate
Chris Champine – Fifth Place Speaker in Senior Debate
Joel Day – Seventh Place Speaker in Senior Debate
Ashleigh Livingston – Eighth Place Speaker in Senior Debate
Jordan Cherry – Fourth Place Speaker in Junior Debate
Ryan Moynihan – Seventh Place Speaker in Junior Debate
Nancy Twedt – Tenth Place Speaker in Junior Debate
Alison Sansome – Sixth Place Speaker in Novice Debate
 
Individual Events Results:
Kevin Davis - Junior Extemp Finalist
Elly Garner – Novice Prose Third Place
April Griffith – Novice Extemp First Place
Andrew Hoag – Open Impromptu Finalist, Open Extemp Finalist
Ashleigh Livingston – Open Impromptu Finalist, Open Extemp Finalist,
Open Rhetorical Criticism Seventh Place
Allison Sansom – Novice Impromptu Third Place
Jason Sheets – Novice Impromptu Finalist
Rachel Simonson – Novice Impromptu Finalist, Novice Extemp Finalist
Griffith Vertican – Open Informative Seventh Place, Open Persuasion Semi Finalist