This was the first full season of competition for the team.
Criminal case – Midlands v Danny Dawson. Dawson was charged with Murder and Driving Under the Influence resulting in the death of a passenger in his car after a night out at a bar. On September 24, 2010, Vanessa Sullivan, daughter of Midlandâ€™s most prominent prosecutor, celebrated her 21st birthday with two friends at Chuggieâ€™s Sports Bar. After several hours of celebration the three left the bar. Vanessa never made it home.
Trenton Van Oss (captain)
McNair Nichols (captain)
Tournaments & Results
Outstanding Attorney – McNair Nichols (9 ranks)
Outstanding Attorney – David Washko (9 ranks)
Outstanding Witness – Jason Chapman (10 ranks)
Emerging Program Award
*We competed at Notre Dame after our flight to the Atlanta regional was cancelled.
5-2-1 (qualified for ORCS as the top Open Bid)
Won ballots against U of Chicago, U of Illinois and Michigan State University
Had 2nd highest strength of schedule in tournament
All Region Attorney – Trenton Van Oss (18 ranks)
We split all four rounds, taking ballots from: Northwestern B, Rhodes B, Southern Methodist University A and U of Texas at Austin