02/01/12 The Culver Academies Quizbowl teams competed at the 23-team Culver Quizbowl Tournament on Saturday. The Varsity A team won their first nine games to advance to a best-of-three games final against also undefeated national #9 Detroit Catholic Central. After losing the first game of the final, the national #50 Eagles were able to defeat DCC in game two before falling just short in game three of the Championship. Culver’s overall record improved to 53 wins and 16 losses. Andrew Van Duyn was the tournament MVP as the highest scorer with 146.2 ppg. Full results and stats can be accessed here: http://naqt.com/stats/tournament-teams.jsp?tournament_id=3929 (varsity) and http://naqt.com/stats/tournament-teams.jsp?tournament_id=3930 (JV).
Caption: (From left) Head Coach Phil Blessman, Jonathan Weitgenant (’12), Ellery Sever (’13), Andrew Van Duyn (’12), Adam Freymiller (’13), Wilson Wu (’12), and Franklyn Ndubuisi-Obi (’13) celebrate their upset win over #9 DCC at the Culver Quizbowl Invitational Saturday.