Meat Science Academic Team Claims National Championship
June 25, 2007
Texas Tech's Meat Science Academic Quiz Bowl Team has won two national titles since
Texas Tech University’s Meat Science Academic Quiz Bowl Team was named 2007 national
champion at the 60th annual Reciprocal Meats Conference, marking the second time since
2005 that the team has earned the national title.
The competition, held from June 17-20 at South Dakota State University in Brookings,
S.D., featured more than 20 university teams from across the nation. The Texas Tech
team defeated Angelo State University in the finals to take the top spot.
Team members included Landi Woolly, Travis O’Quinn, Matt Sellers, Meagan Mitchell,
Travis Chapin and Austin Voyles. The coach of the team is Mark Miller, Texas Tech
professor of Meat Science and Muscle Biology and San Antonio Livestock Show Distinguished
Chair in Meat Science.
Texas Tech was named 2005 national champion at the International Congress of Meat
Science and Technology conference, held from August 7-12 in Baltimore.
CONTACT: Kevin Pond, chairman, Department of Animal and Food Sciences, Texas Tech
University, (806) 742-2805, ext. 223, or Kevin.firstname.lastname@example.org.