Year in Summary


It’s been a long year for Creighton’s mock trial teams, full of many successes for both teams and individuals. Here is a wrap up of our year:

 

Northwest Missouri State’s 6th Annual Bearcat Invitational – Oct 9-10, 2015

Blue Team members Conor Gaffney and Shelby Lennon won individual awards for outstanding attorneys. Blue Team member Conner Thompson won an individual outstanding witness award while substituting on White Team.

 

Drake’s 4th Annual Richard Calkins Invitational – Oct 24-25, 2015

Blue Team placed 2nd and member Conor Gaffney won an individual award for outstanding attorney.

 

Creighton’s BlueJay Open – Nov 13-14, 2015

Blue Team members Fernanda Sandoval, Conor Gaffney, and Shelby Lennon won individual awards for outstanding attorneys.

 

University of South Dakota’s One Day Invitational – Nov 22, 2015

Blue Team members Conor Gaffney and Shelby Lennon won individual awards for outstanding attorneys, and Emily Peklo won an individual award for outstanding witness. White Team member Mitchell Sell won an individual award for outstanding attorney, and Shelby Lennon won for outstanding witness while substituting on White Team.

 

Kansas University’s Jayhawk Invitational – Dec 5-6, 2015

White Team member Cassi Adams won an individual award for outstanding witness.

 

Central College’s Dr. Donald P. Racheter Invitational – Jan 23-24, 2016

Blue Team placed 5th and member Conor Gaffney won for outstanding attorney. White Team member Emery Staton won for outstanding witness while substituting on Blue Team.

 

Loras’s 28th Annual Invitational – Jan 29-30, 2016

Blue Team member Conor Gaffney won for outstanding attorney, and Shelby Lennon won for outstanding attorney and witness. White Team member Emery Staton won for outstanding witness.

 

Regionals, held at Washburn University – Feb 19-21, 2016

Blue Team placed 8th, earning honorable mention for advancing to ORCs. Blue Team member Conor Gaffney won for outstanding attorney. White Team member Mitchell Sell won for outstanding attorney, and Emery Staton won for outstanding witness.

 

In a surprising and wonderful turn of events, Blue Team received an Open Bid to the Opening Round Championship tournament in St. Paul, MN. Blue Team members competed March 11-13, joined by White Team member Emery Staton. A grand time was had by all at the closing tournament to Creighton Mock Trial’s 2015-2016 season. Thanks for a great year, everyone!

 

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