Quizbowl team places 8th

The UCSD Quizbowl team finished in eighth place at the Academic Competition Federation National Championship in College Park, Md., in mid-April.

Team members included Torrey Pines High School alumnus Auroni Gupta and Vivek Bhave. Gupta was the sixth highest scorer in the tournament, averaging 63.85 points per game.

Playing on extremely difficult academic questions that ran the gamut from organic chemistry to world literature, the UCSD team garnered victories over teams from Columbia, UCLA, the University of Virginia, Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania.