2013 CUPSI 2013 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational

Barnard College, April 3–6

OVERALL STANDINGS [PDF]

Championship Finals on April 6

Finals results
  1. New York University (111.7)
  2. CUNY–Brooklyn (111.0)
  3. Virginia Commonwealth University (110.8)
  4. University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill (110.6)

Coaches Awards

  • Spirit of the Slam Award: University of Texas–Austin
  • Best Writing By a Team Award: University of California–Berkley
  • Pushing the Art Form Award: Brown University
  • Best Performing By a Team Award: CUNY–Brooklyn
  • Best Poem: "Samson" by Brandon Melendez, University of California–Berkley
  • Best Persona Poem: "Mother Mary" by Kari Lindsay-Berry, University of Utah
  • Funniest Poem: "Kittens" by Mikhial Gilbert, University of Connecticut 
  • Best Love Poem: "Shrinking Women" by Lily Myers, Wesleyan University
  • Best Rookie: Mega, CUNY–Brooklyn
  • Best Political Poem: "Oakland" by Isabella Borgeson and Jade Cho, University of California–Berkley
  • Torch Bearers Award: Caroline Harvey, Berklee College of Music
  • Torch Bearers Award: Danez Smith, University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Best Individual Poet: Natasha Huey, University of California–Berkley
  • Best Individual Poet: Abbie Shain, Macalester College
  • Best Individual Poet: Paul Tran, Brown University

Best of the rest

  • Keno Evol, Minneapolis Community & Technical College
  • Nicole Masangkay, University of Washington
  • Rachel Rostad, Macalester College
  • Emi Mahmoud, Abigail Carney, Alex Nguyen, Dave Harris, Yale University 

Semi-Finals on April 5

Bout 1

  1. University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill (114.0)
  2. CUNY–Brooklyn (112.2)
  3. Swarthmore College (108.5)
  4. University of Pennsylvania (104.8)
  5. University of Connecticut (27.5)

Bout 2

  1. Virginia Commonweatlh University (112.6)
  2. Stanford University (110.4)
  3. University of California-Berkeley (118.5)
  4. SUNY–Oneonta (108.2)
  5. Wesleyan University (106.5)

Bout 3

  1. New York University (115.8)
  2. Simmons College (112.3)
  3. Brown University (110.6)
  4. The Ohio State University (110.2)
  5. Barnard College (108.6)

Group Piece Showcase

  • Montclair State University
  • Emory University
  • Emerson College
  • University of La Verne
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Yale University

Preliminary Results on April 3–4

OVERALL PRELIMS STANDINGS [PDF]  

Preliminary Bout 1A Results

Classroom 203, The Diana Center
  1. Virginia Commonwealth University (113.4)
  2. Washington University (112.1)
  3. California State University–Northridge (110.2) &
    Minneapolis Community & Technical College (110.2)
 
Classroom 504, The Diana Center
  1. The Ohio State University (108.4)
  2. California State University–Dominguez Hills (107.1)
  3. Princeton University (105.7)
  4. Middlebury College (103.9)
 
Ella Weed Room, Milbank Hall
  1. University of Pennsylvania (105.9)
  2. Lewis & Clark College (101.8)
  3. Montclair State University (101.7)
  4. Brandeis University (101)
 
Held Auditorium, Barnard Hall
  1. Swarthmore College (107.2)
  2. University of Texas–Austin (105.3)
  3. Rowan University (103.9)
  4. University of California–Santa Cruz (102)
 
The James Room, Barnard Hall
  1. SUNY–Oneonta (108.9)
  2. Indiana University–Bloomington (102.6)
  3. University of Utah (101.7)
  4. University of Hawaii–Manoa (100.5)
 
Liz's Place, The Diana Center
  1. Brown University (103.9)
  2. University of San Francisco (103.7)
  3. Rochester Institute of Technology (103.1)
  4. Rutgers, The State University (102.9)
 
Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard Hall
  1. University of Connecticut (111.8)
  2. Wheaton College (110.9)
  3. Vassar College (108.8)
  4. Occidental College (108.2)
 


Preliminary Bout 1B Results

Classroom 203, The Diana Center
  1. Emory University (112.8)
  2. University of California–Berkeley (111.8)
  3. University of Chicago (110.2)
  4. Azusa Pacific University (109)
 
Classroom 504, The Diana Center
  1. CUNY–Brooklyn (112.1)
  2. New York University (111.6)
  3. University of Washington (106.7)
  4. University of Minnesota–Twin Cities (105.2)
 
Ella Weed Room, Milbank Hall
  1. Stanford University (115.7)
  2. University of Wisconsin–Madison (114.5)
  3. Harvard University (113.6)
  4. Hamline University (110.9)
 
Held Auditorium, Barnard Hall
  1. San Francisco State University (110)
  2. Pomona College (109.3)
  3. Davidson College (108.7) &
    University of La Verne (108.7)
  4. Westminster College (108.3)
 
The James Room, Barnard Hall
  1. Barnard College (111.7)
  2. Dartmouth College (109.8)
  3. Yale University (109.5)
  4. Emerson College (108.5) &
    SUNY–Purchase (108.2)
 
Liz's Place, The Diana Center
  1. Simmons College (114.7)
  2. University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill (113)
  3. Macalester College (112.6)
  4. Washington State University (111.5) &
    University of Michigan–Ann Arbor (109.8)
 

Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard Hall

     1. Berklee College of Music (114.4) &
         Wesleyan University (114.4)
     3. Georgetown University (110.2)
     4. SUNY–New Paltz (108.6)


Preliminary Bout 2A Results

Classroom 203, The Diana Center

     1.  Princeton University (113.1)
     2.  Barnard College (111.6) &
          California State University–Northridge (111.6)
     4.  Brandeis University (110.5)

Classroom 504, The Diana Center
  1. University of California–Berkeley (110.7)
  2. University of Texas–Austin (109.9)
  3. University of Washington (108.2)
  4. Rutgers, The State University (106.7)
 
Ella Weed Room, Milbank Hall
  1. University of California–Santa Cruz (109.7)
  2. University of Hawaii–Manoa (105.8)
  3. Occidental College (105.6)
  4. University of Michigan–Ann Arbor (95.9)
 
Event Oval, The Diana Center
  1. Yale University (107)
  2. Macalester College (106.7)
  3. Emory University (103.9)
  4. Westminster College (95.8)
 
Liz's Place, The Diana Center
  1. SUNY–Purchase (108.3)
  2. Azusa Pacific University (107.8)
  3. Rowan University (103.3)
  4. Middlebury College (102.5)
 
The Student Dining Room, The Diana Center
  1. Emerson College (107.9)
  2. University of La Verne (104.7)
  3. Georgetown University (103.9)
  4. Washington State University (89.7)
 
Altschul Atrium, Altschul Hall
  • Minneapolis Community & Technical College (107.9)
  • The Ohio State University (107.4)
  • University of Chicago (107.3)
  • Berklee College of Music (106.7)
 

Preliminary Bout 2B Results

Classroom 203, The Diana Center
  1. Harvard University (110.8)
  2. Swarthmore College (110.1)
  3. Davidson College (108.7)
  4. SUNY–New Paltz (107.6) 
 
Classroom 504, The Diana Center
  1. University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill (114.2)
  2. Wesleyan University (113.9)
  3. University of San Francisco (113.6)
  4. San Francisco State University (112)
 
Ella Weed Room, Milbank Hall
  1. Montclair State University (109.2)
  2. Simmons College (107.7)
  3. Dartmouth College (107.4) &
    Pomona College (107.4)
 
Event Oval, The Diana Center 
  1. New York University (115.6)
  2. Virginia Commonwealth University (115.3)
  3. University of Pennsylvania (113.7)
  4. Vassar College (112.6) &
    Hamline University (111)
 
Liz's Place, The Diana Center
  1. Brown University (108.5)
  2. University of Utah (108)
  3. University of Connecticut (107.3)
  4. University of Wisconsin–Madison (106.3)
 
The Student Dining Room, The Diana Center
  1. CUNY–Brooklyn (113.8)
  2. SUNY–Oneonta (113.3)
  3. Washington University (107.3)
  4. Wheaton College (106.9) &
    Rochester Institute of Technology (104.9)
 
Altschul Atrium, Altschul Hall
  1. Stanford University (114.3)
  2. California State University–Dominguez Hills (111)
  3. Lewis & Clark College (110.7)
  4. University of Minnesota–Twin Cities (109.9)
    Indiana University–Bloomington (109.5)

 

 

 

Updated March 17, 2014