Bennett Eckert Wins NDCA Nationals and the Dukes and Bailey Cup

Orlando, FL — Congratulations to Greenhill’s Bennett Eckert for winning the 2016 NDCA National Tournament! In the Final round Bennett defeated Harvard-Westlake’s Cameron Cohen on a 3-0 decision (Alston, Mahoney, Simon). Bennett is coached by Aaron Timmons, Eric Forslund, Bekah Boyer, and Chris Randall. Cameron is coached by Mike Bietz, Danny Debois, Travis Fife, Shania Hunt, Daniel Tartakovsky, and Steve Knell.

In addition to winning the tournament Bennett also took home the Dukes and Bailey cup, which is awarded to the “debater attending the NDCA National Tournament who has accumulated the highest qualifying point total in his or her top five tournament placements during the year.”


Full results can be found here: