University of Rochester

Debate Team Finishes Season 10th in the Nation

April 22, 2010

The University of Rochester Debate Team finished their season ranked 10th in the nation. Notable performances throughout the year came from freshman Sean Delahanty, who was named the top new speaker in the United States at the Junior Varsity/Novice National Tournament and sophomore Vijay Kasschau, who placed 8th in the nation in the Junior Varsity Speakers division.

A complete report on the National Debate Tournament rankings can be found here. The debate team is open to any undergraduate on campus regardless of previous experience. If you know of an interested undergraduate, please have them e-mail Ken Johnson, director of forensics, at