Talk about drama! It all came down to this; the 4th round. SAU with a 3-3 record against arch rival and tournament favorite Loras with a 3-2-1 record for the last ticket to nationals. If either team won both ballots, it went on. The resulting 1-1 tie (our losing ballot by 3 points), meant neither team earned an automatic bid. The resulting 12th place finish (out of 26 teams) was among our best performance at this tournament.
Again we faced some of the best teams in the Midwest. The first round was a 1-1 tie against Iowa State. The second round a 2-0 victory over Quincy University. In the third round we lost 0-2 to a Grinnell team that went on to nationals. Then the drama of the 4th round.
At regionals we bid farewell to graduating captain, Meena Brandt. Meena won her third "best attorney" award for the season-a team record. She was joined by Tyler Waugh, who took home a "best witness" award.