|Noted Subjects: |
Generalist, Literature, History, Art, Mythology
|Current Collegiate Team||None|
|Past Collegiate Teams||None|
|High School Team||Greens Farms Academy (2018 -|
|Middle School Team||Greens Farms Academy (2016 - 2018)|
Karsten Rynearson (Class of 2022) is a quiz bowl player for Greens Farms Academy, a school coached by Jon Matte and Katya Rynearson in Westport, Connecticut.
Karsten lead his team to 5th at the 2018 MSNCT and was the second place 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. Karsten soloed the Princeton High School Academic Tournament XXVI for Greens Farms with a 10-1 record, qualifying for Small Schools Nationals.