Emcee Tom Turpin of Purdue University stood at the podium and acknowledged he might mispronounce an entomology student's name. "If it sounds...
2010 CHAMPIONSHIP LINNAEAN TEAM is Ohio State. From left are Joshua Bryant, Kaitlin Uppstrom, Nicola Gallagher and Glene Mynhardt, battling with UC Davis. Ryan Caesar (not pictured) later participated on the team. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis Team
UC DAVIS Linnaean Team listens to a question. From left are Ralph Washington, Andrew Merwin, Matan Shelomi and Meredith Cenzer. The team narrowly lost to the Ohio State team, which advanced to the finals and defeated the University of Nebraska to win the championship. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
SCORE between UC Davis and Ohio State teams stood knotted at 90-90 before Ohio State answered the next question correctly. The 2010 Linnaean Games drew an enthusiastic crowd. Ohio State toppled the University of Nebraska for the championship. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
EMCEE Tom Turpin (right) of Purdue University confers with judge J. E. McPherson of Southern Illinois University. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)