Moravian took two teams to Chicago last weekend to compete in the Small School National Championship Tournament. Even new to the tournament, the B team won several matches with many of their losses coming down to the last question. The A team won seven matches and qualified for the championship bracket on the last day of the tournament. They finished 16th overall as the youngest team in that bracket. Alex Adams won a Rising Star award for scoring the fourth most points out of all of the freshmen and sophomores. Many of the coaches and moderators who have known this team over the past two years were impressed and commented on how hard they must have worked this past year! And they did indeed, so next year is going to be interesting!
The entire quiz bowl team, including those who did not attend Chicago, is to thank for our success in Chicago for the work they do all year. Those that attended for the A team were Alex Adams, Neil Deshmukh, Rhea Malhotra, and Angela Chen and for the B team were Carson Danaher, Lilliana Nino, Isha Mohapatra, and Natalie Williams. (Grace Sanborn was not able to attend, but helped us qualify for nationals.)