The University of Portland Mock Trial Team sent two competing squads to the 2013 American Mock Trial Association Regional Tournament in Corvallis, Ore., on February 22-24. Both squads from UP achieved winning records of 6-2 and 4-3-1. As a result of their strong performances both teams qualified for the Opening Round Championship Tournament in Memphis Tennessee in late March, which is the first time the University of Portland has advanced two squads with winning records to the opening round championships.
Team members Charity Taylor and Brenna Twohy each received individual awards for their attorney portrayals. Jennifer Perkins and Amanda Danforth received individual awards for their witness portrayals. For more information contact team coach Aaron Johnson, political science, at firstname.lastname@example.org.