CIS Undergraduate Student Kriegel competed in Mock Trial Team National Championships

Phillip Kriegel portrait

"The UO Mock Trial team recently wrapped up its most successful season to date, placing 10th in its division and 19th overall out of 48 teams at the National Championship Tournament of the American Mock Trial Association.

The tournament, held April 15-17 in South Carolina, was the team’s first time at nationals.

More than 600 collegiate mock trial teams started the competitive season, and only 48 teams advanced to the national championship. Among the top 10 percent of teams nationally, UO Mock Trial was in prestigious company in South Carolina, including such seasoned competitors as Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley and Cornell."

“I could not be more proud of the team” said Trond Jacobsen, the director of forensics who holds a doctorate in information science. “What they have accomplished is truly a remarkable testament to the grit and determination of Oregon students and the caliber of education offered at the UO”...

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