MVL competes in Loyola speech tourney

MANKATO — The MVL speech team competed on Saturday in Loyola’s Crusader Classic Invitational in Mankato.

In the novice division, Ruthie Ulicky and Tia Parker placed 2nd in Duo category, and Daria Witte placed 3rd in Poetry, while Nicole Schumann won the novice Prose category.

On the varsity team, Stephanie Dose placed 7th in Discussion, and Michael Bovee placed 5th in Informative Speaking. In poetry, Rachel Ruschmeyer placed 7th and Elizabeth Kassuelke won 1st place. Lauren Schauer won the Extemporaneous Reading category and Kincaid Diersen received an honorable mention in the Humorous category.