Todd Lewis Invitational Biola

Saturday, October 23, 2004 (All day) - Sunday, October 24, 2004 (All day)

The Pt Loma Speech and Debate team competed in a tournament this past weekend at Biola University with a partial team and came in Second Place Sweepstakes in Debate behind the Claremont Colleges, and Fourth Place in Individual Events Sweeps despite only competing in one of the two tournaments used to calculate this award.  Griffith Vertican has now qualified his Persuasion speech for AFA Nationals.  The particular results follow:


Open Division Debate:

After going undefeated in the six preliminary rounds, the number one seated PLNU team of Chris Champine and LeAnn Wiley dropped on a split decision in the Semi Final Round to Claremont.


Open Division Debate Speaker Awards:

Joel Day - First Place Speaker

Chris Champine - Seventh Place Speaker

Elly Garner - Ninth Place Speaker

LeAnn Wiley - Tenth Place Speaker


Open Division Individual Events Awards:

Griffith Vertican:     1st Place Extemporaneous; 3rd Place Persuasion; 4th Place Impromptu

Chris Champine:    3rd Place Extemporaneous; 6th Place Impromptu

Ashleigh Livingston: 2nd Place Impromptu; 7th Place Extemporaneous

Carissa Phillips:     7th Place Extemporaneous,

Nancy Twedt:          7th Place Impromptu

Joel Day & Mitch Houseman: 6th Place Duo Interpretation