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MUN's Computer Science Games team places 6th in North America

Students from Memorial University's Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science have placed sixth overall in the 2007 Computer Science Games Compeition. This is a major accomplishment for the faculty and is the highest a team from Memorial University has ever placed.

The competition includes teams from across North America and took place March 9-11 in Montreal. Last year the team from MUN ranked 23rd.

The competition spanned three days, with teams participating in a variety of computer science and engineering competitions. Competitions of honourable mention include the artificial intelligance competition, second place; cryptography, second place; and debugging, tied for first place.

The MUN team is comprised of nine computer engineering students, Kenneth Evoy, Tara Feener, Jesse Saunders, Sarah Flynn, Rob Rees, Joshua Gorner, Chris Butler, Alex Brown and Kenneth Smith.