Cumberland Reaches Semi-Final Round at South Texas Mock Trial Challenge

Posted: Mon, 04/02/2012 - 12:29

Cumberland's trial team success continued March 28 - April 1, 2012 as Cumberland's team claimed 3rd place at the inaugural South Texas Mock Trial Challenge in Houston, Texas.  Team members Todd Buchanan (3L), Setara Foster (3L), Keith Knowlton (2L), and George Shifflett (3L) battled 40 teams from across the nation over the four day competition. 


L-R:  Keith Knowlton, Setara Foster, Todd Buchanan & George Shifflett

On its way to the semi-finals, Cumberland defeated teams from South Texas, Suffolk University, University of Missouri-Kansas City, University of Maryland, and Fordham University.  The team was edged out on a 2-1 decision in the semi-final round by Northern Kentucky.

The team was coached by Bains Fleming ’07 and Ricardo Woods '04.  Special thanks to Greg Burge ’84 and Robin Beardsley Mark ’02 who also helped prepare this team.