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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Athletic Training Students scored a decisive victory this March in the quiz bowl, a Jeopardy-like competition at the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association (GLATA) annual meeting.

The winning students will move on and represent their district at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association quiz bowl in Las Vegas in June. Team members include Steve Klein, Mike Piazza, Dalton Venden and Evan Schmidt as the alternate. The team from UW Oshkosh had already wrapped up the win going into the final round with more than double the points of the next closest team; UW Oshkosh competed against five other schools for the win.

Click here to see a complete list of quiz bowl winners over the years.

GLATA strives to enhance the quality of health care for the physically active, promote the athletic trainer and advance the profession of athletic training through education and research in the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries.

This announcement was submitted by Dan Schmidt, professor and co-chair of kinesiology. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to contribute calendar items, campus announcements and other good news to UW Oshkosh Today.

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