Watch royalty candidates scarf down pie at the Rock
    . See all the disgusting details of the Homecoming pie eating contest in this video. Video by Patrick St. Michel

    Weinberg sophomore Ben Sanders defeated a field of nine to win Thursday’s pie-eating contest at the Rock, scarfing down half a pie within a few minutes.

    Sanders is a candidate for Homecoming royalty, and the contest is sponsored by the Northwestern Class Alliance as part of Homecoming 2007.

    Asked after the first round whether how the the pie tasted, Sanders replied, “Delicious — it’s pie!”

    Also a candidate for royalty, Communication senior Kirk Sells competed in the first round: “It’s about getting everybody excited and involved”. Tom Giratikanon / North by Northwestern.

    Weinberg sophomore Ben Sanders gobbles up cherry pie. Photo by Tom Giratikanon / North by Northwestern.


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