The Texas A&M University Academic Quadrathlon team represented the Southern Section in the American Society of Animal Science National Academic Quadrathlon competition held in July in Kansas. The four components of the competition include a written examination, laboratory practicum, oral presentation and Quiz Bowl. The first two components were hosted by Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS. The final two components of the competition were held in Kansas City in conjunction with the annual meeting of the ASAS. The Texas A&M team of Tyler Coufal from Troy, Kaysi Dean from Eula, Sydney Reese from Pleasant Grove, Calif., and Kayley Wall from Boerne, all animal science majors, was undefeated in the double elimination Quiz Bowl. The final round of the Quiz Bowl was conducted during the ASAS Awards Session, with A&M declaring victory. In the overall competition, the Ohio State University won the national championship and Texas A&M earned the reserve champion Animal Science Academic Quadrathlon title.
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