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April 1, 2014

University’s debate team rides a wave of success

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VALDOSTA — “Chicken and the Egg,” UNG, Gainesville, Sept. 19-21.

1st place NPDA Sweeps

2nd Place Overall Sweeps

Semi Finalist Varsity IPDA – JB Desselle

Semi Finalist Novice NPDA – Ernestine Simpkins

Quarter Finalist Varsity NPDA – JB Desselle, Ryan Baerwalde

Quarter Finalist Varsity NPDA – Hannah Tabrizi, Allante Fairley

Quarter Finalist Varsity NPDA – Keven Rudrow, Chesley McNeil

Quarter Finalist Varsity IPDA – Allante Fairley

Quarter Finalist Novice IPDA – Ryan Baerwalde

1st Place Varsity IPDA Speaker – Allante Fairley

2nd Place Debut IPDA Speaker – Ryan Baerwalde

3rd Place Novice IPDA Speaker – Ryan Baerwalde

4th Place Varsity IPDA Speaker – JB Desselle

5th Place Varsity NPDA speaker – JB Desselle

5th Place Debut NPDA Speaker – Ryan Baewalde

10th Place Debut NPDA Speaker – Maya Weaver

13th Place Varsity NPDA Speaker – Chesley McNeil

14th Place Varsity NPDA Speaker – Hannah Tabrizi

15th Place Varsity NPDA Speaker – Allante Fairley

16th Place Varsity NPDA Speaker – Keven Rudrow

16th Place Novice NPDA Speaker – Maya Weaver

18 trophies and 24 awards

“King Classic,” Morehouse College, Atlanta, Oct. 11–13.

2nd place Overall Sweeps

2nd Place NPDA Sweeps

3rd Place IPDA Sweeps

2nd Place NPDA Varsity – Erin Taliafero (Maverick)

Semi Finalist NPDA Varsity – Keven Rudrow

Semi Finalist NPDA Varsity – Chesley McNeil

Quarter Finalist NPDA Varsity – JB Desselle

Quarter Finalist NPDA Varsity – Ryan Baerwalde

Quarter Finalist NPDA Novice – Mercy Dahn

Quarter Finalist NPDA Novice – Ladaisha Wilson

1st Place NPDA Novice Speaker – Mercy Dahn

6th Place NPDA Varsity Speaker – JB Desselle

8th Place NPDA Varsity Speaker – Ryan Baerwalde

Semi Finalist IPDA Professional – Yannick Gill

Semi Finalist IPDA Novice – Maya Weaver

Quarter Finalist IPDA Varsity – JB Desselle

Quarter Finalist IPDA Novice – Mercy Dahn

1st Place IPDA Varsity Speaker – Erin Taliafero

2nd Place IPDA Professional Speaker – Wendy Hiler

4th Place IPDA Novice Speaker – Mercy Dahn

5th Place IPDA Professional Speaker – Yannick Gill

5th Place IPDA Novice Speaker – Ryan Baerwalde

7th Place IPDA Novice Speaker – Allante Fairley

18 trophies and 23 awards

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