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{{Infobox|Name = Karsten Rynearson  
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{{Infobox|Name = Karsten Rynearson
|Subjects = Generalist, Literature, History, Art, Mythology,
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|Image = Karsten Rynearson.jpg
|highschool = [[Greens Farms]] (2018 -  
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|Subjects = Generalist, Literature, History, Art, Mythology
|middleschool = [[Greens Farms]] (2016 - 2018)
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|highschool = [[Greens Farms Academy]] (2018 -2019) [[Phillips Academy]] (2019-2022)
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|middleschool = [[Greens Farms Academy]] (2016 - 2018)
 
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==General==
 
==General==
Karsten Rynearson (8th, 14) is a quiz bowl player for [[Greens Farms Academy]], a school coached by Jon Matte and Katya Rynearson in Westport, Connecticut.  
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'''Karsten Rynearson''' (Class of 2022) is a quiz bowl player for [[Phillips Academy]] in Massachusetts. He played middle school and freshman year at [[Greens Farms Academy]] in Connecticut.
  
==Notable Achievements==
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==Achievements==
Karsten was named NAQT's MS Player of the Week for the week of January 6, 2018. He, [[Robert Muñiz]], and [[Shiva Oswal]] hold 8 of the top 10 middle school tournament records, his being 2nd, 3rd, and 9th best. He was named an All-Star at the [[2018 MSNCT]] (8th grade). He finished third in the US Academic Bee in 2017, his first nationals appearance.  In 2018,  after [[Robert Muñiz]] won the Academic Bee, Karsten got second and [[Shiva Oswal]] finished 3rd. He also beat [[Robert Muniz]] to win the [[National Humanities Bee]], a buzzer competition on literature, mythology, fine arts, and music. Finally, playing solo in the bowl, he got 3rd overall after a 70 point loss to [[Midtown Classical]] in the semifinals.
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Karsten led his team to 5th at the [[2018 MSNCT]] and was the second-highest-scoring All-Star for the tournament. He soloed his way to third at the 2018 [[USABB]] Academic Bowl, was second in the Bee, and won the [[National Humanities Bee]]. He was second overall in the Middle School division at the [[2018 IHO]] and finished the year with winning a slot on the [[National Quizbowl Awards]] Middle School Team of the Year. In his freshman year, he was the top scorer at and won Yale [[Fall Academic Tournament]]. While playing solo, he missed upper bracket at [[PHSAT]] after a circle of death but was the top scorer and cleared the consolation bracket to place 9th. He also soloed at Columbia Fall, where he earned top scorer status and finished 5th. He led his team to 4th/5th place at [[Harvard Fall Tournament]] and [[BHSAT]] respectively, beating powerhouses like Lexington, Great Neck South, and Millburn on the way. He was the top All-Star at the 2019 SSNCT and led Greens Farms to a fifth place finish. After switching schools and going to Phillips Academy in Massachusetts, he helped win the 2019 PAQT and led PA to 8th at EFT at MIT, getting first at literature, third at history, and third overall individually.
 
 
==Teams==
 
Karsten captained his team to a fifth-place finish at the [[2018 MSNCT]]. He is also a member of his high school A team, which he lead in scoring for the 2016-2017 academic year. He lead them to a 7th place [[BHSAT]] finish and a second place finish at the Darien Invitational. He won [[SCOP Novice]] at Hunter solo against Max Shatan and Bard.
 
  
 
==Statistics==
 
==Statistics==
 
[[https://www.naqt.com/stats/player/index.jsp?contact_id=374663]]
 
[[https://www.naqt.com/stats/player/index.jsp?contact_id=374663]]
 
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[[Category:Middle school players active in 2018]]
 
[[Category:Middle school players active in 2018]]
 
[[Category:High school players active in 2018]]
 
[[Category:High school players active in 2018]]
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[[Category:Four Horsemen]]

Latest revision as of 11:50, 7 October 2019

Karsten Rynearson
Karsten Rynearson.jpg
Noted Subjects:
Generalist, Literature, History, Art, Mythology
Current Collegiate Team None
Past Collegiate Teams None
High School Team Greens Farms Academy (2018 -2019) Phillips Academy (2019-2022)
Middle School Team Greens Farms Academy (2016 - 2018)

General

Karsten Rynearson (Class of 2022) is a quiz bowl player for Phillips Academy in Massachusetts. He played middle school and freshman year at Greens Farms Academy in Connecticut.

Achievements

Karsten led his team to 5th at the 2018 MSNCT and was the second-highest-scoring All-Star for the tournament. He soloed his way to third at the 2018 USABB Academic Bowl, was second in the Bee, and won the National Humanities Bee. He was second overall in the Middle School division at the 2018 IHO and finished the year with winning a slot on the National Quizbowl Awards Middle School Team of the Year. In his freshman year, he was the top scorer at and won Yale Fall Academic Tournament. While playing solo, he missed upper bracket at PHSAT after a circle of death but was the top scorer and cleared the consolation bracket to place 9th. He also soloed at Columbia Fall, where he earned top scorer status and finished 5th. He led his team to 4th/5th place at Harvard Fall Tournament and BHSAT respectively, beating powerhouses like Lexington, Great Neck South, and Millburn on the way. He was the top All-Star at the 2019 SSNCT and led Greens Farms to a fifth place finish. After switching schools and going to Phillips Academy in Massachusetts, he helped win the 2019 PAQT and led PA to 8th at EFT at MIT, getting first at literature, third at history, and third overall individually.

Statistics

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