The Jesuit Invitational Debates

 

Gonzaga University will host the Jesuit Invitational Debates on October 28th – 30th, 2017. Invitation and entries can be found at tabroom.com. We hope you can join us this Fall for another Jesuit.

 

The History of the Jesuit

 

2016

Champion                                                Jacob Hegna & Henry Walter – University of Kansas

Runner Up                                                Ayush Midha & Hemanth Sanjeev – Harvard

Semi Finalist                                          Darius White & Nicolas Juarez – University of Oklahoma

Semi Finalist                                          Chris Birzer & Mac Cook – University of Kansas

Top Speaker                                            Viveth Karthikeyan – Emory University

Second Speaker                                                     Quaram Robinson – University of Kansas

 

2015

TOURNAMENT NOT HOSTED

 

2014

TOURNAMENT NOT HOSTED

 

2013

Champion                                                Matea Ivanovich & Kendra Doty – Idaho State

Runner Up                                                Alex Velto & Christian Rodriquez – UNLV

Semi Finalist                                          Andrew Durand & Sean Mulloy – Whitman College

Semi Finalist                                          Evan Jones & Jeremiah Worrell – UMKC

Top Speaker                                            Matea Ivanovich – Idaho State

Second Speaker                                   Alex Velto – UNLV

 

2012

Champion                                                Christian Bato & Alex Velto – UNLV

Second Place                                         Marvin Carter & Lee Thatch – CSU Fullerton

Semi Finalist                                          Alex Bonnet & Peter Sadowksi – UMKC

Semi Finalist                                          Mary Marcum & Amy Pauli – Wyoming

Top Speaker                                            Marvin Carter – CSU Fullerton

Second Speaker                                   Matt Gomez – Weber State

 

2011

Champion                                                Andres Gannon & Sarah Weiner – Cal

Second Place                                         Michael Ely & Derek Liles – UTSA

Semi Finalist                                                            Blake Hallinan & Derek Ziegler – Kansas State

Semi Finalist                                          Marvin Carter & Jim Sydnor – CSU Fullerton

Top Speaker                                            Sarah Weiner – Cal

Second Speaker                                   Andres Gannon – Cal

 

2010

Champion                                                Beth Mendenhall & Derek Ziegler – Kansas State

Second Place                                         Tony Johnson & Matea Ivanovich – Idaho State

Semi Finalist                                                            Leah Moczuslki & Paul Kanellopoulos – Gonzaga

Semi Finalist                                                            Jordan Blumenthal & Zane Waxman – Northwestern

Top Speaker                                            Beth Mendenhall – Kansas State

Second Speaker                                   Drew McNeil – Texas

 

2009

Champion                                                Matt Fisher & Stephanie Spies – Northwestern

Second Place                                         Jacob Polin & Kathy Bowen – Cal

Semi Finalist                                                            Nate Cohn & Daniel Strauss – Whitman

Semi Finalist                                                            James Brockway & Rahul Jaswa – Cal

Top Speaker                                            Matt Fisher – Northwestern

Second Speaker                                   Nate Cohn – Whitman

 

2008

Champion                                               Mike Jones & Mima Lazaravic – USC

Second Place                                         Mike Burshteyn & Jacob Polin – Cal

Semi Finalist                                                            John Warden & Matt Fisher – Northwestern

Semi Finalist                                          James Brockway & Rahul Jaswa – Cal

Top Speaker                                            Mike Burshteyn – Cal

Second Speaker                                   Matt Fisher – Northwestern

 

2007

Champion                                                Cade Olson & Josh Kernoff – Dartmouth

Second Place                                         Mike Jones & Chris Jones – USC

Semi Finalist                                         Luis Magellan & Caitlin Gray – CSU Fullerton

Semi Finalist                                                            Mike Smith & Mima Lazaravic – USC

Top Speaker                                            Cade Olson – Dartmouth

Second Speaker                                   Mike Burshteyn – Cal

 

2006

Champion                                                Mike Burshteyn & Reid Shannon – Cal

Second Place                                         Matt Schissler & Ross Richendrfer – Whitman

Semi Finalist                                          Jessica Yeats & Nichelle Klosterboer – ISU

Semi Finalist                                                            Alex Iftimi & Mike Smith – USC

Top Speaker                                            Alex Iftimie – USC

Second Speaker                                   Mike Burshteyn – Cal

 

2005

Champion                                                Eric Suni & Matt Schissler – Whitman

Second Place                                         Mike Burshteyn & Craig Wickersham – Cal

Semi Finalist                                                            Izak Dunn & Jessica Yeats – Idaho State

Semi Finalist                                                            Nick Lin & Reid Shannon – Cal

Top Speaker                                            Craig Wickersham – Cal

Second Speaker                                   Eric Suni – Whitman

 

2004

Co-Champions                                      Stacy Nathan & Craig Wickersham – Cal

Co-Champions                                      Guarav Reddy & Reid Shannon – Cal

Semi Finalist                                                            Eric Suni & Beth Schueller – Whitman

Semi Finalist                                                            Joe Koehle & James Thomas – West Georgia

Top Speaker                                            Guarav Reddy – Cal

Second Speaker                                   Reid Shannon – Cal

 

2003

Co-Champ                              Stacy Nathan & Reid Shannon – Cal

Co-Champ                              Dan Shalmon & Tejinder Singh – Cal

Semi Finalist                                                            Eric Suni & Beth Schueller – Whitman

Semi Finalist                                                            Teddy Albiniak & Orion Steele – Redlands

Top Speaker                                            Tejinder Singh – Cal

Second Speaker                                   Dan Shalmon – Cal

 

1999-2002

TOURNAMENT NOT HOSTED

 

 

1998

Champion                              John Sullivan & Erik Cornellier – Michigan State

Second Place                                         Hajir Ardebili & Drew Franz – Kansas

Top Speaker                                            John Sullivan – Michigan State

Second Speaker                                   Hajir Ardebili – Kansas

 

1997

Champion                              John Sullivan & Erik Cornellier – Michigan State

Second Place                                         Ty Smith & Danny Whitaker – Weber State

Top Speaker                                            Ty Smith – Weber State

Second Speaker                                   Danny Whitaker – Weber State

 

1996                                                           

Champion                                                John Sullivan & Biz Repko – Michigan State

Second Place                                         Monte Stevens & Erik Jenkins – UMKC

Top Speaker                                            Elizabeth Repko – Michigan State

Second Speaker                                   Jethro Hayman – Vermont

 

1995

Champion                                                Greg Hopper & Brad Thompson – Southwest Missouri MS

Second Place                                         Elizabeth Repko & John Sullivan – Michigan State

Top Speaker                                            Elizabeth Repko – Michigan State

Second Speaker                                   Brad Thompson – SMS

 

1994

Champion                                                Dave Devereaux & Lincoln Houde – KState

Second Place                                         Jason Foote & Sean Lemoine – NW LA

Top Speaker                                            Greg Achten – Emporia State

Second Speaker                                   Dave Deveraux – Kansas State

 

1993

Champion                                                Jason Kline & Dave Devereaux – Kansas State

Second Place                                         Greg Achten & Jim Haefele – Emporia State

Top Speaker                                            ????

Second Speaker                                   ????

 

1992                                         

Champion                                                Chris Riffer & David McDonald – UMKC

Second Place                                         John Dean & Brandon Fletcher – UCLA

Top Speaker                                            ????

Second Speaker                                   ????

 

1991

Champion                                                Chris Riffer & David McDonald – UMKC

Second Place                                         Jim Haefele & Doug Hennessee – Emporia State

Top Speaker                                            ????

Second Speaker                                   ????

 

1996 Champion                                   John Sullivan & Biz Repko – Michigan State

1996 Second Place                            Monte Stevens & Erik Jenkins – UMKC

1996 Top Speaker                               Biz Repko – Michigan State

1996 Second Speaker                      Jethro Hayman – Vermont