The Spring season started out with A and B teams competing at Quinnipiac Law School’s Bobcat Invitational, January 26-27. A team was undefeated with a record of 8-0-0 and placed first with a whopping +151 point differential, and the B team placed third with a 5-1-2 record. On the A team, Sam Brumer won an Outstanding Witness award with 18 ranks and Heather Pincus won a double-sided attorney award with 18 ranks on the prosecution and 20 ranks on the defense side.
At the New Rochelle Regionals, Wesleyan A (Team 1540) earned Wesleyan’s first bid to ORCS with a record of 5-3-0 and a Competitor’s Score of 17! Heather Pincus won an Outstanding Attorney award with 19 ranks (Δ). Full results here.
At the Owings Mill Regionals, Wesleyan B (Team 1541) came in third place with a 7-1-0 record. Phoebe Nance won a double sided witness award, with 17 plaintiff and 16 defense ranks. Full results here.
At the same Regionals, the C team (1542) placed sixth with a 6-2-0 record, meaning that all 3 Wesleyan teams qualified to ORCS for the second year in a row! Nia Eddy-Pia and Kathryn Machanic each won Outstanding Attorney awards for their defense performances, with 16 and 17 ranks respectively. Most importantly, the C team won Spirit of AMTA at Regionals!
Wesleyan B won the team’s first bid to Nationals, winning both first place and the Spirit of AMTA Award at the Central Islip ORCS. They finished with a 7-1-0 record and a Competitor’s score of 15.5. Kathryn Campbell earned an 18 rank All-Nation attorney award on the plaintiff. Full results here.
One week later, Wesleyan A (team 1541) earned our team’s second bid to nationals with a 5-3-1 record and Competitor’s Score of 17.5 at the Chestnut Hill ORCS. Fitzroy “Pablo” Wickham earned a double-sided All-Nation witness award with 18 ranks on the plaintiff and 17 on the defense – his second consecutive All-Nation witness award. Full results here.
Wesleyan’s program closed out the semester by competing at the Philadelphia National Championship Tournament. Wesleyan A won eighth place in the Temple Law division at nationals with a record of 9-7. Fitzroy “Pablo” Wickham took home an All American Award for his performance as a defense character witness. With the B team, Kathryn Machanic became an All American witness for her portrayal of the defendant.
Spring 2019 Executive Board: