Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2005-11-23

Samford University debaters finished second overall at a recent University of Alabama Crimson Classic Debate Tournament.

Two Samford debate teams, Nick Agnello and John Wilkerson, and Chad Macumber and Erin Ramsey, tied for third place in the varsity division of the tournament. The teams defeated debaters from the University of Georgia, Miami (Fla.) University, Piedmont College, Vanderbilt University, Georgia State University, the University of Louisville and West Georgia College.

Agnello, of Snellville, Ga., and Wilkerson, of Macon, Ga., were rated the sixth and seventh place individual speakers in the varsity division.

Samford debaters Chelsea Sabo of Atlanta, Ga., and Patrick Denton of Collierville, Tenn., finished third in the novice division.