GMUSL Jessup Team Undefeated Through Quarters

Congratulations to the 2011-2012 GMUSL Jessup Team!

Maryam Elsayed, Andy Fiorillo, Peter Lewis, Megan Marinos, and Lauren Pomerantz were semi-finalists in last weekend’s Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition — Mid-Atlantic Regional.

The GMUSL Team went undefeated in the preliminary rounds of the competition. Out of 24 teams, the Team placed among the top three teams, advancing to the quarterfinals where they defeated the University of Maryland. After advancing to the semi-finals, the Team was defeated by Drexel University who went on to beat UVA to win the Regional Championship.

Of the ninety-six competitors, Lauren Pomerantz was named fifth best oralist overall. Every member of the GMU team had an average round score greater than ninety points (out of a possible 100).

More information about the Jessup Team can be found here.

Mortorano and Rodriguez Win UCC

Congratulations to the 2011 Upper Class Competition Champtions Michael Mortorano (’13) and Daniel Rodriguez (’13)!

Forty-two teams participated over two weekends of competition. The final round of the was held on November 18th at the Fairfax Circuit Court. Special congratulations to all semi-finalist and finalist team members for their outstanding performances!

Daniel Rodriguez and Michael Mortorano – Champions

Rebecca Hartrick and Lauren Pomerantz – Runners-Up

Maryam Elsayed and Muhammad Elsayed – Semi-finalists

Kyle Hayes and Drew Nauer – Semi-finalists