SWOSU Mind Games Team Plays Quarterfinal Match this Sunday


Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s “Mind Games” team in Weatherford will play its quarterfinal matchup this Sunday, November 25, at 6 p.m. on KSBI-TV in Oklahoma City.

SWOSU, the defending champion of Mind Games, will play Rogers State University in the Mind Games competition, an Oklahoma academic challenge competition that is a buzzer quiz game based on knowledge in all academic fields.

The tourney has competitors from 16 Oklahoma colleges and universities, and the students compete for scholarship money.

SWOSU won its opening match of the 2012 fall semester in September by defeating Oklahoma City Community College, 690-130.

Coach of the SWOSU team is Dr. Fred Gates, who is associate professor of history in the Department of Social Sciences. Members of the SWOSU team are: Zeke Mills, Springfield MO; Jim Ferguson, Elk City; Erika Christner, Enid; Tanner Fisher, Calumet; Josh Olivera, Cordell; and Connor Holland, Duncan.