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2014 - 2015 Tournament Results

Columbia University: CUBAIT (10/25 -10/26)


Team 662 headed to New York, New York to kick off the season. We had an incredible time at the 12th Annual CUBAIT, hosted by Columbia Mock Trial. In addition to a great weekend of competition, we also took home a pair of individual awards...

Nick Cotter, Outstanding Attorney with 16/20 ranks

Rachel Thomasson, Outstanding Witness with 19/20 ranks; her first mock trial career award AND her first college mock trial career competition!

University of California, Berkeley: Average American Mock Trial Invitational 

(11/8 - 11/9)


Cal Mock Trial kicks off the year strong, competing at our own Inaugural Average American Mock Trial Invitational (AAMTI)! Our two teams took 2nd Place (with a record of 6-2) and 6th Place (with a record of 5-3) overall! Congrats to the following members who also took home 4 individual awards...

Bobbie Dousa, Outstanding Witness with 18/20 ranks

Vaughn Okerlund, Outstanding Witness with 18/20 ranks; his first college mock trial career award!

Nisha Srinivasa, Outstanding Witness with 18/20 ranks AND Outstanding Attorney with a perfect 20/20 ranks; her first college mock trial career awards AND her first college mock trial career competition!

University of California, Irvine: Anteater Invitational (11/15 - 11/16)


Introducing your 2014 Anteater Invitational Tournament Champions! CMT takes it all in Irvine, California this weekend with a perfect record of 4-0! Thanks to UC Irvine Mock Trial for hosting a great tournament. In addition to taking the 1st Place title, we also took home a pair of individual awards...

Nick Cotter, Team MVP with 20/20 ranks

Jaycob Rousey, Team MVP; his first college mock trial career award AND his first college mock trial career competition!

University of California, Irvine: Beach Party Invitational (11/22 - 11/23)


We had a great time at UC Irvine's 8th Annual Beach Party Invitational this weekend in Newport Beach, CA. Congratulations to our very own Radhika Kannan, who was named one of the top 10 outstanding witnesses at the tournament!

University of California, Santa Barbara: Paradise Invitational 

(1/10 - 1/11)


CMT kicks off the spring season with a 3rd place finish at the Paradise Invitational in Santa Barbara, California! Thanks to UC Santa Barbara, Fresno State Mock Trial, Mock Trial at UCLA, and Mock Trial at UC Davis for four fun and competitive rounds. In addition, the Golden Bears dominated the field in the individual awards category, representing 4 of the top 10 outstanding competitors in the tournament:

Kevin Gu, Outstanding Attorney with 18/20 ranks

Rachel Thomasson, Outstanding Witness with 16/20 ranks

Justin Tsung, Outstanding Witness with 17/20 ranks; his first mock trial career award!

Nisha Srinivasa, Outstanding Witness with 19/20 ranks

Congratulations as well to Kevin Gu, Nisha Srinivasa, Justin Tsung, and Marshall Lodge for earning honors as top two-way competitors in the competition. Go Bears!

University of California, Los Angeles: UCLASSIC

(1/16 - 1/18)


We had a fantastic time this weekend competing at the UCLA Sunset Strip Invitational Competition! CMT earned an honorable mention, finishing with a tie for 10th place out of the 42 teams present! In addition, we emerged with one individual award:

Brandon Thomas, Outstanding Attorney with 18/20 ranks

New York University: Downtown Invitational Classic

(1/24 - 1/25)


Team 662 travelled to New York, New York to compete in The 9th Annual Downtown Invitational Classic. In an extremely competitive field, CMT finished 8th place overall! Special thanks to Empire Mock Trial and NYU Mock Trial for hosting an incredibly well-run tournament. In addition, the Golden Bears took home three individual awards:

Radhika Kannan, Outstanding Witness with 36/50 ranks

Brandon Thomas, Outstanding Attorney with 37/50 ranks

Nick Cotter, Outstanding Attorney with 42/50 ranks

University of California, Berkeley: Winston Thomas Memorial Invitational 

(1/24 - 1/25)


Cal Mock Trial spent the weekend at home in Berkeley, competing at our own 4th Annual Winston Thomas Memorial Invitational! Our two teams both finished with 5-3 records at our most competitive Memorial Invitational to date! Congrats to the following members who also took home 3 individual awards...

Justin Tsung, Outstanding Witness with 18/20 ranks

Vaughn Okerlund, Outstanding Witness with a perfect 20/20 ranks

Kevin Gu, Outstanding Attorney with a perfect 20/20 ranks

University of Idaho: Boise Regional Tournament

(2/7 - 2/8)


Triumph in Boise! This past weekend, Teams 662 and 663 took to Ada County, Idaho to compete in the 2015 Pacific Northwest Regional Tournament. Special thanks to the University of Idaho for hosting a fantastic tournament. With records of 6-2, the Golden Bears took 3rd and 4th place overall and secured two bids to the Opening Round Championship Series in Minneapolis, Minnesota! In addition, CMT dominated in the individual category, taking home 4 awards:


Nisha Srinivasa, All-Region Witness with 17/20 ranks

Radhika Kannan, All-Region Witness with 18/20 ranks

Kevin Gu, All-Region Attorney with 18/20 ranks

Nick Cotter, All-Region Attorney with 20/20 ranks

Next up: Teams 664 and 665 head to Fresno, California for the Northern California Regional Tournament.

Fresno State University: Fresno Regional Tournament

(2/14 - 2/15)

Stand and (D)eliver. This President's Day weekend, CMT took to Fresno to compete in the 2015 Northern California Regional Tournament. In an extremely competitive field, California, Berkeley D brought their A game - with a record of 7-1, Team 665 took 3rd place overall and secured a bid to the Opening Round Championship Series in San Diego, California! In addition, the Golden Bears emerged with 2 individual awards:

Avir Waxman, All-Region Witness with 18/20 Ranks; his first mock trial career award!

Ryan Cunningham, All-Region Plaintiff Attorney with 19/20 Ranks AND All-Region Defense Attorney with 18/20 Ranks; his first mock trial career awards!

On Deck: The Opening Round Championship Series. Go Bears!

Hamline University: Anoka Championship Qualifier Tournament

(3/13 - 3/15)

TWO GOOD TO BE TRUE! CMT has returned home to the Bay Area after competing in the Championship Qualifier Tournament in Anoka, Minnesota. Special thanks to Hamline University and the American Mock Trial Association for hosting a fantastic tournament! After a great weekend of competition, California Mock Trial qualified TWO teams to the American Mock Trial Association's National Championship Tournament in April! Next up: Cincinnati, Ohio! In addition, the Golden Bears swept in the individual category, taking home a total of 6 awards:

Justin Tsung, Outstanding Witness with 16/20 ranks


Radhika Kannan, All-National Witness with 16/20 ranks


Vaughn Okerlund, All-National Witness with 17/20 ranks


Nisha Srinivasa, All-National Witness with 17/20 ranks


Jaycob Rousey, All-National Attorney with 17/20 ranks


Brandon Thomas, All-National Attorney with 18/20 ranks


Less than 1 week until the first-ever National Championship case problem is released, and exactly one month until we leave for Cincinnati, Ohio! Go Bears!

University of Cincinnati: 31st Annual AMTA National Championship Tournament

(4/17 - 4/19)

SECOND IN THE NATION! The California Golden Bears take 2nd Place at the 31st Annual National Championship Tournament in Cincinnati, Ohio! Special thanks to University of Cincinnati Mock Trial and the American Mock Trial Association for hosting a fantastic tournament! After a great weekend of competition, CMT ended the season with a final record of 9-2-1, one of the best records in program history.  In addition, the Bears earned THREE All-American Award Honorees:

Radhika Kannan, All-American Witness with 24/30 ranks


Bobbie Dousa, All-American Witness with 25/30 ranks


Nick Cotter, All-American Attorney with 24/30 ranks


And a special shout-out to program president and captain Brandon Thomas, for leading Team 662 to the highest finish the team has had in the past decade.


That's it for the 2014-2015 season! Thanks to everyone for all your help and support along the way...GO BEARS!