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Entomological Society of America's Linnaean Games teams selected

Each year, the Entomological Society of America (ESA) features the Linnaean Games at its Annual Meeting. The Games are a lively question-and-answer, college bowl-style competition on insect facts played between university-sponsored student teams. It is an important and entertaining component of the ESA Annual Meeting.

Two teams from each of ESA's five regional Branches will compete in the national competition this December at the ESA Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana. The teams, members, and coaches are listed below:

Eastern Branch
Winner: Virginia Tech UniversityHamilton R. Allen, Meredith E. Cassell, Gina A. Davis, Amanda L. Koppel, and Laura M. Maxey; Douglas G. Pfeiffer (coach)
Runner-up: Penn State UniversityRobert D. Anderson, Scott M. Geib, Maya E. Nehme, Daniel R. Schmehl, and Ezra G. Schwartzberg; John F. Tooker (coach)

North Central Branch
Winner: University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignRobert F. Mitchell, Scott M. Shreve, Nils Cordes, Fredrick J. Larabee, and Stephanie E. Dold; Marianne Alleyne (coach)
Runner-up: University of Nebraska-LincolnTim Husen, Erica J. Lindroth, Kentaro Miwa, Mitchell O. Stamm, and Abby R. Stilwell; Kenneth Pruess and Robert J. Wright (coaches)

Pacific Branch
Winner: University of California, RiversideAndrew F. Ernst, Jennifer A. Henke, Elizabeth A. Murray, Adena M. Why, and Deane K. Zahn; Darcy A. Reed (coach)
Runner-up: Washington State UniversityJeremy Buckman, Ashfaq A. Sial, Matthew D. Smart, and Nik G. Wiman; Richard S. Zack (coach)

Southeastern Branch
Winner: North Carolina State UniversityKeith M. Bayless, Ana R. Cabrera, Joseph P. Doskocil, Nick Kemps, Sandra Paa, and Virna L. Saenz; Hannah Joy Burrack (coach)
Runner-up: Louisiana State UniversityGrant R. Aucoin, Julien M. Beuzelin, Matthew L. Gimmel, Jennifer R. Gordon, and Katherine A. Parys; Jeremy Allison and Natalie A. Hummel (coaches)

Southwestern Branch
Winner: Texas A&M UniversityApurba K. Barman, Shawn J. Hanrahan, Jonathan E. King, and Paul A. Lenhart; Marvin Harris (coach)
Runner-up: Oklahoma State UniversityAlissa M. Berro, Trisha R. Dubie, Lisa M. Overall, Anndrea N. Stacy, and Nalinda B. Wasala; Eric J. Rebek (coach)


Contact: Richard Levine
Entomological Society of America

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