Academic Team Wins Regional Tournament

Truman’s College Bowl Team earned top honors in the regional tournament at Wichita State University. The group took first place against their competition with a record of 11-1.

The regional competition included the states of Missouri, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma. Truman beat out the University of Kansas (Lawrence), Kansas State (Manhattan), Pittsburgh State, Southwest Missouri State University (Springfield), Washington University (St. Louis) and the University of Missouri-Columbia in tournament play.

Team members include Matt Magruder, senior history major from Kirksville; Brian Baker, senior history major from Hannibal, Mo.; John Scognamiglio, senior history and mathematics double major from Eureka, Mo.; Kyle Hill, sophomore history major from Kansas City, Mo.; and Chris Halsey, junior chemistry major from Liberty, Mo.

The teams’s first place finish earned them a spot in the National College Bowl Tournament in Seattle, April 22-24.


-Courtesy: Truman Today