RECENT TOURNAMENT RESULTS
Latest stories on how our students are doing at tournaments at home and across the country!
Novice Team: 3rd Lucas Forgette & Nada Mouki, 2nd Megan Corcoran & AJ Sclafani, 1st Saket Aliminate & Parth Gokhale
Varsity Team: 3rd Laila Kelly Walker & Mari Arnold, 2nd Evelyn Chen & Janet Fan, 1st Kate Qian
Novice Speaker: 3rd Aloe Nelson-Leslie, 2nd Saket Aliminate, 1st Megan Corcoran
Varsity Speaker: 3rd Mari Arnold, 2nd Evelyn Chen, 1st Kate Qian
Impromptu: 3rd Evelyn Chen, 2nd Kate Qian, 1st Janet Fan
Novice Team: 3rd Ka’lani Peralta & A.J Sclafani, 2nd Sebastian Dibenedetto & Mohamen Elrefaei, 1st Shawaunda Newby & Anaya Fulbright
Varsity Team: 3rd Laila Kelly Walker & Mari Arnold, 2nd Juliana Yang & Kamya Keerthivasan, 1st Janet Fan & Evelyn Chen
Novice Speaker: 3rd Aloe Nelson-Leslie, 2nd Shawaunda Newby, 1st Anaya Fulbright
Varsity Speaker: 3rd Evelyn Chen, 2nd Laila Kelly-Walker, 1st Mari Arnold
Impromptu: 3rd Evelyn Chen, 2nd Margaret Carlson, 1st Thomas Donnelly
Novice Team: 3rd Chen & Sclafani, 2nd Paulemon & Noboa, 1st Frazer & Howard
Varsity Team: 3rd Fan & Mejnartowicz, 2nd Walsh & Peralta, 1st Nassar & Masoperh
Novice Speaker: 3rd Dealyce Howard, 2nd Eshwar Balakumar, 1st Evelyn Chen
Varsity Speaker: 3rd Ray Nassar, 2nd Ethan Masoperh, 1st Chloe Walsh
Impromptu: 3rd Evelyn Chen, 2nd Margaret Carlson, 1st Chloe Walsh
Novice Team: 3rd Aitan Herman, 2nd Paulemon & Noboa, 1st Ozmen & Tahir
Varsity Team: 3rd Donnelly & Carlson, 2nd Chloe Walsh, 1st Arnold & Qian
Novice Speaker: 3rd Eshwar Balakumar, 2nd Aloe Nelson, 1st Bedirhan Ozmen
Varsity Speaker: 3rd Kate Qian, 2nd Chloe Walsh, 1st Mari Arnold
Impromptu: 3rd Evelyn Chen, 2nd Chloe Walsh, 1st Bedirhan Ozmen
August 26, 2022
Yale Summer Debate Program Tournament
First Place: Luis Diez and Cade Fravel
Second Place: Tessa Higbee and Jeffrey Kaihin Cheung
Third Place: Ray Cao and Connor Wolff
Fourth Place: David Abrams and Devan Patel
Fifth Place: Thomas Murphy and Chaitanya Prasad Pinjala
First Place: Isabel Faustino and Sathwika Nadella
Second Place: Kevin Gu and Krishiv Patel
Third Place: Elissa Matthews and Miranda Higbee
Fourth Place: Riley Long and Ava Advani
Fifth Place: Christina Cao and Gopika Sheth
Varsity Champion: Mari Arnold
Varsity Exceptional Scores: Catherine Gutowski, Judah Friedman, Chloe Walsh, Thomas Murphy, Ryan Murray, Janet Fan, Luis Diez
Novice Champion: Isabel Faustino
Top Varsity Speakers by Points:
Top Novice Speakers by Points:
PAST TOURNAMENT RESULTS
UDL MARCH 2022 TOURNAMENT
1. Ethan Masoperh (Winner of a UDL crewneck!)
2. Bertony Georges
3. Snigtha Mohanraj
1. Ethan and Brayden
2. Mari and Snigtha
3. Sophie and Jacqueline
1. Chloe Walsh (Winner of a UDL crewneck!)
2. Matthew Mowerson
3. Shawaunda Newby
1. Chloe and Matthew
2. Sayah and Aaron
3. Odeno and Salithi
2019 NATIONAL YALE INVITATIONAL
Matthew Mauriello and Sebastian Ward broke to oct0-finals, placing fifth varsity team.
Matt Mauriello placed 7th varsity speaker.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PHILALETHIC 2019
Congratulations to all the members of UDL that competed in our annual away tournament in California!
Matthew Mauriello and Sebastian Ward broke to octo-finals.
Mel DeBlasio broke to quarter-finals in impromptu.
Winnie Jiang and Matt Mauriello place 6th at the Vassar invitational, and land 13th and 20th place speakers.
COLUMBIA IVY LEAGUE DEBATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Owen Heaphy and Alim Rodican place 5th at the Columbia Ivy League Champsionships.
Prastik Mohanraj and Arnav Paliwal (not pictured) place 6th.
UDL REGULAR TOURNAMENTS
Check out the top winners at our local tournaments here: https://www.tabroom.com/index/circuit/calendar.mhtml?circuit_id=142
SPRING 2019 CHAMPIONSHIP
Congratulations to our winners from our year championships!
Varsity 1st place - Alim and Owen
Varsity 2nd place - Jay and Salaar
We additionally awarded a senior scholarship to Alim Rodican and Owen Heaphy. Alim Rodican and Owen Heaphy not only are exceptional debaters, but leaders in their community. They have volunteered at middle school tournaments, led school clubs, and recruited many students onto their debate team.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PHILALETHIC 2018
Alim Rodican and Owen Heaphy make it to the top 16 varsity parliamentary debaters in the double-octo finals (left two).
Prastik Mohanraj, Akshar Agarwal, Henry, and Salaar Rabbani place in the top 8 varsity extemporaneous speakers (pictured left to right).