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2006 Academic Bowl early round results


October 24, 2006

Final four teams vie for Academic Bowl championship

The ASU Academic Bowl is down to its final four after quarterfinal competition Oct. 25.

Four more teams were eliminated during intense matches staged in the Memorial Union’s Pima Room. Teams from the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Maroon team), Mary Lou Fulton College of Education and W. P. Carey School of Business will advance to the last evening of competition, Monday, Nov. 6.

In the first match, the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering team, with students Karl Sturm, Amy Teegarden, Andrew Holle and Marko Manojlovic matched up against University College, with students Kristina Woodbury, Travis Henry, Tara Egnatios and Vince Rollins. Fulton took an early lead but fell behind 150-75 at the half. The Fulton team rallied in the second half and came away with a 260 – 180 victory.

The second match featured the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Maroon team, with students Eric Cox, Chris Ray, Carlos Ross and McKay Jones, against New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, with students Benjamin Goodrich, Robert Gaytan III, Michele Lefevre and Marcus Boyd. CLAS Maroon took a strong early lead and rode it a 265 to 95 win.

In the next match, the Mary Lou Fulton College of Education, with team members Jessica Dailey, Stephanie Green, Michael Stouffer and Nathaniel Hudson went up against the Morrison School of Management and Agribusiness, with Andrea McBurney, Todd Ulery, Chris Davis and Mike Neider. Fulton Education got off to a large early lead, but Morrison rallied in the second half to close the gap to 65 points. Fulton responded with a streak of correct answers and ultimately won 320 to 140.

In the final match of the night, W. P. Carey School of Business, with Joseph Favre, Chuan Xiong, Alex Porter and Derek Guizado took on College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Team B Gold, with Jimmy Scanlon, Mike Rockwell, Josh McCormick and Eli Bliss. The Carey team took a commanding lead early, scoring 220 points in the first half, cruising to a 370 to 55 victory.

Four more teams join quarterfinals

Four more teams advanced in ASU’s Academic Bowl Oct. 19 in the conclusion of opening-round action.

The eight student teams in Group B answered a variety of questions in front of a boisterous crowd in the Memorial Union’s Pima Room on the Tempe campus. Four teams advanced after competition began Oct. 12. The eight first-round winners advance to the Oct. 25 quarterfinals.

The Oct. 19, Group B results were:

• Match 5: Mary Lou Fulton College of Education defeated School of Global Management and Leadership 330-40.
• Match 6: Morrison School of Management and Agribusiness defeated College of Human Services 255-85.
• Match 7: W. P. Carey School of Business defeated College of Design 255-135.
• Match 8: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Team B defeated Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications 210-110.

The four teams will join the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, University College and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Team A in the quarterfinals Oct. 25. The competition will be again held in the Memorial Union Pima Room, beginning at 7 p.m.

The semifinals and finals will be held Nov. 6 in the KAET/Eight studios on the Tempe campus.

Four teams advance after Group A first round action

The 2006 ASU Academic Bowl kicked off in grand fashion Oct. 12, with head to head competition between eight college teams.

The Group A first round matches, in front of a cheering audience in the Memorial Union’s Pima Room, included eight of the 16 teams in the event. The Group B first round matches, with the other eight squads, will be held Oct. 18.

The results for Oct. 12, were:

• Match 1: Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering defeated Herberger College of Fine Art 270-75.
• Match 2: University College defeated College of Science and Technology 385-60.
• Match 3: New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences defeated East College 120-95 .
• Match 4: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Team A defeated College of Teacher Education and Leadership 340-140.

The Group B matches will be held again in the Pima Room of the MU, beginning at 7 p.m., Oct. 19.

The winners move on to the Oct. 25 quarterfinals.