Wednesday, April 25, 2007


This is pretty cool, since it's not every day a Minnesota school wins (or even comes near) a national championship:

Quiz bowl team downs Harvard to win National Championship
After beating Michigan, Stanford, Virginia, Oklahoma State, Florida, Grinnell, Amherst, Rutgers, and UCLA, the Carleton Quiz bowl with top tournament scorer Patrick Hope ‘07 downed Harvard 305-205 to become the top finishing undergraduate institution in the country. The title was second for coach Eric Hillemann who led the Carleton team to a national title in 1999.
(Blurb from the campus paper; more here on the campus news site.)