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Team Missouri

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance has sponsored Team Missouri in the National All-Star Academic Tournament annually since the tournament's inception in 2010. As of 2018, Missouri is one of only five states that have competed in every NASAT!

2018 NASAT - June 16-17, 2018 at University of Kentucky

The Missouri Quizbowl Alliance sponsored two teams in the 2018 National All-Star Academic Tournament!

Team Missouri A advanced to the top superplayoff bracket and finished in sixth place out of twenty-nine teams with a record of 8-6 (plus a 1-1 record in half-packet tiebreakers). The team was:

Team Missouri B advanced to the middle playoff tier, finishing in nineteenth place with a 4-10 record. The team was:

Team Missouri A History

Table of Team Missouri A rosters, placements, and finishes
Year Final Place Record Roster Coaches
2010 12th/16 5-11
  • Sabrina Fritz, Villa Duchesne
  • Grant Gates, North Kansas City
  • Ikshu Neithalath, Clayton
  • Nick Rupel, Parkway Central
Paul Nelson
2011 9th/10 4-10
  • Craig Chval, Rock Bridge
  • Sabrina Fritz, Villa Duchesne
  • Ikshu Neithalath, Clayton
  • Ben Zhang, Ladue
Jason Loy
2012 6th/13 8-6
  • Jialin Ding, Ladue
  • Alex Meneses, Clayton
  • Max Schindler, Ladue
  • Ben Zhang, Ladue
Jason Loy
2013 1st/13 14-2
  • Jialin Ding, Ladue
  • Max Schindler, Ladue
  • Haohang Xu, Ladue
  • Ben Zhang, Ladue
Jason Loy
2014 8th/17 10-6
  • Jialin Ding, Ladue
  • Jared Lockwood, Hallsville
  • Kisan Thakkar, Ladue
  • Ben Zhang, Ladue
Jason Loy
2015 10th/12 3-13
  • Alex Harmata, Hickman
  • Evan Heronemus, Savannah
  • Jared Lockwood, Hallsville
  • Parth Parikh, Hannibal
Jason Loy
2016 t-9th/15 7-7
  • Alex Harmata, Hickman
  • Parth Parikh, Hannibal
  • Tim Quintanilla, Hannibal
  • Joe Stitz, Washington
Jason Loy
2017 t-5th/25 9-5
  • Alex Donovan, MICDS
  • Raj Paul, Ladue
  • Cole Phinney, Washington
  • Joe Stitz, Washington
Jason Loy, David Dennis
2018 6th/29 8-6
  • William Gentry, (St. Joseph) Central
  • Akshay Govindan, Ladue
  • Raj Paul, Ladue
  • Michael Powers, Louisiana
Jason Loy, David Dennis

Team Missouri B History

States have been allowed to bring multiple teams to NASAT since 2016. Missouri could not bring a second team in 2016 due to the late notice of the policy change. Team Missouri B first participated in the 2017 NASAT.

Table of Team Missouri B rosters, placements, and finishes
Year Final Place Record Roster
2016 No second team
2017 t-14th/25 8-7
  • Matt Chalem, Washington
  • Ganon Evans, Francis Howell
  • William Gentry, (St. Joseph) Central
  • Spencer Johnson, Washington
2018 19th/29 4-10
  • Savannah Dillard, Thomas Jefferson Independent
  • Ganon Evans, Francis Howell
  • Collin Gentry, (St. Joseph) Central
  • Ben Husting, Helias