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Intramural Trivia Tournament

Saturday, October 20, 2007

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Pure Hotness won the Fall 2007 Stanford Intramural Quizbowl Tournament, held on Saturday, October 20, 2007, defeating the Vanishing Blueberries, 360-195, after surviving a narrow upset bid by Cult of the Shrike, whom they defeated 345-335. The Blueberries themselves upset 1st-seeded Gamecocks in the semifinals, 330-255.

Pure Hotness, led by Bill -- the third highest scorer in the tournament -- and rounded out by CJ, Tommy, and Marissa, compiled a perfect 7-0 record in the tournament and won several books from the Stanford Book Store. The Vanishing Blueberries, comprising Jeff, Miriam, Elliot, and Stacey, finished 6-2 overall.

Congratulations to all teams that participated!

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

  1. Sexton, Cult of the Shrike, 76 PPG
  2. Steven, Backstreet Fro, 65 PPG
  3. Bill, Pure Hotness, 51 PPG
  4. Ethan, Backside Attack, 47 PPG
  5. Frank, Gamecocks, 47 PPG
  6. Jeff, Vanishing Blueberries, 45 PPG
  7. Heidi, Freshman Queefs, 45 PPG
  8. Ed, Gamecocks, 38 PPG

The participating teams were:

Full statistics and standings can be found here: Preliminaries and Playoffs

To get a jump on the competition for next quarter, we encourage everyone to come play trivia with us Mondays and Thursdays from 7pm to 10pm on the 3rd floor 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 the tournaments we attend and host, join the club email list by clicking here.
    People interested only in occasional intramural play should join our low-traffic IM list instead. Click here to sign up.

ASSU logoThis event was supported by funding from the Associated Students of Stanford University and the VPUE/VPSA.