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 at the Central Islip ORCS. 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: