The Wartburg College speech and debate team took second in the small entry team sweepstakes division at the annual Vocal Viking Speech and Debate Tournament hosted by Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minn.

Senior Jessica Donahue earned a second place finish in Poetry Interpretation and Persuasive Speaking as well 10th place overall as an individual speaker.

Senior Andrew Tubbs earned first place in After-Dinner Speaking.

Nearly 90 competitors from 16 schools competed.

The Knights travel to Peoria, Ill., Nov. 6 for the L.E. Norton Memorial Tournament at Bradley University.