Jacob O'Rourke

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Jacob O'Rourke
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Noted Subjects:
History, Sports, Theater Lit, Visual Arts
Current Collegiate Team None
Past Collegiate Teams Truman State (2010-2014)
High School Team Pacific (2009-2010); Kirksville (2012-2014) [Assistant Coach]; Washington (Missouri High School) (2014-Present) [Assistant Coach]
Middle School Team None

Jacob O'Rourke is a former quiz bowl player for Truman State. Jacob writes and serves as the Host Contact for HSAPQ. In August 2015, Jacob succeeded Alex Dzurick as the second Secretary of the Missouri Quizbowl Alliance. Jacob also serves as a volunteer assistant coach at Washington (Missouri High School) and generally staffs tournaments all throughout the state.

Playing History

High School

Only playing for his senior year of high school in the MSHSAA format, Jacob did not encounter good quiz bowl until his first practice at Truman State University.

College

2010-2011

Tournaments Played

2011-2012

Tournaments Played

Notable Finishes

  • Third at SCT; qualified the team for ICT.

2012-2013

Tournaments Played

Notable Finishes

  • First Place at 2013 ACF Regionals

2013-2014

Tournaments Played

Notable Finishes

Post-College Opens

Writing/Editing

Upcoming

Directing