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Intramural Trivia Tournament

Saturday, October 28, 2006

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Branner Phil/Eddie wins the Fall 2006 Stanford Intramural Quizbowl Tournament, held on Saturday, October 28, 2006, after defeating Steely Dan in an exciting final match. Branner Phil/Eddie -- composed of Phil and Eddie -- lost by 10 in the preliminaries to Steely Dan, compiling a 6-1 record. Steely Dan, led by James and rounded out by Ryan, Wes, Dana, and Emily, was undefeated through preliminaries. Phil and Eddie each won a membership to Stanford's 6th Man Club for the 2006-2007 season, while Steely Dan won two memberships to the 6th Man Club and two $25 gift certificates to the Stanford Store.

FroSoCo Proletariat (Jason Ma, Justin Lebar, Alissa Sasayama, Michelle Goldring, and Tiffany Dao) defeated Diabolic Acid (Kiran, Nate, Ethan, Kevin, and Devin) in the 3rd place game and won two $25 gift certificates to the Stanford Store.

Full stats and standings for prelims are available, both with the exhibition team and without. After prelims, the non-exhibition teams moved to single-elimination playoffs. Stats for the playoffs are available here.

Congratulations to all teams that participated!

The top five individual scorers in the round-robin received a book from the Stanford Bookstore. They were:

1. James, Steely Dan, 123 PPG
2t. Jason, Proletariat, 70 PPG
2t. Neel, You're Just Jealous, 70 PPG
4. Phil, Branner Phil/Eddie, 64 PPG
5. Kevin, Diabolic Acid, 52 PPG

The participating teams were:

To get a jump on the competition for next quarter, we encourage everyone to come play trivia with us any Monday or Thursday night, any time between 7pm-10pm, in room 330 of Building 160, Wallenberg Hall. These practices are very informal; drop by when you can.

The Stanford Quiz Bowl Club runs and competes in many tournaments throughout the year, including special events for new players. Stay informed by joining our email lists:

To get the latest news on practices, special events, and tournaments we attend and host, join the club email list:
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ASSU logoThis event was supported by funding from the Associated Students of Stanford University.