By Selena Stevens
Hubbard and Mike Tetzlaff advanced to the final round
before losing to a team from Emory University at this
year's first national collegiate debate tournament
is hosting a major debate tournament. Story.
3, 2001 (Lexington, Ky.) -- Two
University of Kentucky seniors captured the second-place
trophy at this year's first national collegiate debate
tournament held in Atlanta.
a senior political science major from Dallas, and
Mike Tetzlaff, a senior business major from Buffalo
Grove, Ill., advanced to the final round before losing
to a team from Emory University.
to the second-place team honor, Hubbard won the second-best
speaker award. Hubbard and Tetzlaff won seven of the
eight preliminary rounds and then defeated Mercer
University in the octafinals, Harvard University in
the quarterfinals and the University of West Georgia
in the semi-finals.
of Debate J.W. Patterson and Assistant Director Roger
Solt accompanied the team to Atlanta.
Debate Team will host the National Thoroughbred Round
Robin on Oct. 3 and 4 and the Kentucky National Henry
Clay Tournament on Oct. 6 through 8. These two tournaments
normally attract the nation's top college debaters.
national intercollegiate debate topic calls for the
federal government to make policy changes related
to American Indians.