NAME: Natalie Cumming (She/Her)
MAJOR: Performance: Musical Theatre | Minor in Spanish
HOMETOWN: Orono, MN
FAVORITE EVENT: POE
Natalie Cumming is so so happy to do what she loves everyday with her favorite people. She's incredibly friendly like a golden retriever but also can be really aggressive like a golden retriever. She has a dog who is the light of her life (Eddie). She also is an ambitious rockstar and cannot be stopped. Her favorite things include videos of people answering questions wrongly, Broadway musicals, meditation, Chris Fleming, stage fails, talking about herself, Tom Murabito, soup, potatoes, and the sunrise.
NAME: Sydney Alexandria Hardy (She/Her)
HOMETOWN: Chesapeake, VA
FAVORITE EVENTS: POE, PRO, ADS, CA
Sydney Alexandria (SA) Hardy is a current junior (C/O ‘22) studying Economics on a Pre-Law track. Sydney Alexandria enjoys reading and writing poetry. She also enjoys mediation and black tea. SA’s mission in life is to make an income while making an impact. Her favorite quote is, “you cant complain that your plate is full if your goal was to eat”
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NAME: Izzie Larson (They/Them)
MAJOR: INTS Social Justice & Human Rights | Minor in Dance
HOMETOWN: Moorhead MN
FAVORITE EVENT: DUO, POE
Izzie Larson is pumped to be a junior on the Mason Forensics team. Originally from rural MN, Izzie fell in love with the busy and beautiful DMV area. When they are not competing, you can find them reading and writing poetry, dancing, drawing, playing bass, eating breakfast & making team vlogs. They love their kitty Ophie, their lizard Comet, the lake, R&B music and dyeing everything in their home blue and purple!
NAME: Cheriaca Huntley (She/Her)
MAJOR: Mass Communications
HOMETOWN: Carrier Mills, IL
SIGN: Chicken Nugget
FAVORITE EVENTS: POE
NAME: Mollie Weitzman (She/Her)
MAJOR: Environmental Science (Wildlife) | Minor in English
HOMETOWN: Big Stone Gap, VA
FAVORITE EVENTS: POI, POE
Mollie Weitzman is so excited for her first year on the team after years of anticipation. When she isn't reciting poetry like her life depends on it, you can find Mollie curled up with the newest gay YA novel (and crying over it), organizing with GMU's Jewish organizations, or shopping with her friends. Her favorite things include French press coffee, rereading her favorite books, wrinkly puppies, and loudly screaming the song "Betty" in her Prius.
NAME: Emily Williams (She/Her)
MAJOR: Government & International Politics | Minor in Legal Studies and Women and Gender Studies
HOMETOWN: Palm City, FL
FAVORITE EVENTS: POI, DUO
Emily is excited to be swapping out her sunshine state for a place where seasons actually take place! She is so happy to be a part of the GMU forensics team and loves being at mason because of the amazing political opportunities and because she looks great in green. When not participating in speech (let’s be real, never) Emily can be found studying, looking at pictures of her 3 dogs, hanging out with her sorority, or sitting in the 24 hour Starbucks late at night listening to Lorde.
NAME: Jose Quinones (He/Him)
HOMETOWN: Weston, FL
FAVORITE EVENTS: EXT
Jose is currently a sophomore on the team and a recruitment coordinator. When he isn’t prepping for 30 minutes he enjoys listening to music, playing music and video games. He fell in love with the DMV area after discovering seasons which he hadn’t known in Florida. Jose loves his big Haleigh and Izzie too.
NAME: Cordelia Tran (She/Her)
MAJOR: Government & International Politics
HOMETOWN: Los Angeles, CA
FAVORITE EVENTS: POI, DUO
Cordelia is a sophomore on the GMU team, and a current tournament director. Outside of speech she enjoys cooking feasts, going to concerts, fundraising with her sorority, and hanging out of windows of fast cars! She's on a pre-law track and is also a black belt in karate! GMU You know!
NAME: Atta Gould (She/Her)
HOMETOWN: Brooklyn, NY
NAME: Steven Franklin (He/Him)