MARQUETTE, Mich. —Team USA defeated Sweden 7-6 in a Greco-Roman wrestling dual meet tonight at the Northern Michigan University Superior Dome. Team USA was comprised of NMU Olympic Training Site athletes and wrestlers who are participating in the Superior International Wrestling Camp on campus.
The U.S. squad started the night with a win, as Taylor LaMont of Mapleton, Utah, won by technical fall 8-0 over Anton Rosen of Sweden at 60 kg. LaMont wrestled twice in the dual meet, also defeating opponent Arvid Westlun by technical fall 8-0.
Other U.S. athletes winning by technical fall were Jacob Cochran (48 kg), Britton Holmes (69 kg) and Randon Miranda (60 kg).
Also picking up wins for the U.S. were Frankie Tal-Shahar at 63 kg and Ryan Cummings at 76 kg. Tal-Shahar faced Albin Johnsson, defeating him 10-9. Cummings faced August Ericksson, pulling out a 1-1 victory by scoring the last point in the match.
The Superior International Wrestling Camp concludes with matches Friday and Saturday in the NMU-OTS wrestling room. Those matches are set to take place at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. both days.
For more information on the NMU-OTS program, visit www.nmu.edu/ots or contact resident coach Rob Hermann at 906-227-2869 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jacob Cochran (U.S./Pensacola, Fla.) over Teo Jonsson (Sweden) TF 8-0
Samuel Trellid (Sweden) over Hunter Lewis (U.S./Stoughton, Wisc.) 7-2
Harry Bostrom (Sweden) over Delon Kanari (U.S./Volo, Ill.) TF 10-0
Randon Miranda (NMU/Palmdale, Calif.) over Anton Rosen (Sweden), TF 8-0
Taylor LaMont (U.S./Mapleton, Utah) over Anton Rosen (Sweden) TF 8-0
Taylor LaMont (U.S./Mapleton, Utah) over Arvid Westlund (Sweden) TF 8-0
Arvid Westlund (Sweden) over Chris Allen (U.S./Kansan City, Mo.) 4-0
Frankie Tal-Shahar (U.S./Boca Raton, Fla.) over Albin Jonsson (Sweden) 10-9
Erik Persson (Sweden) over Alston Nutter (NMU/U.S./Fennimore, Wisc.) Pin
Britton Holmes (NMU/U.S.) over Alex Beck (Sweden) TF 10-0
Lukas Ahlgren (Sweden) over Logan Kass (NMU/New Prague, Minn.) 3-0
Lukas Ahlgren (Sweden) over Trey Hardy (NMU/U.S.) 6-4
Ryan Cummings (NMU/U.S.) over August Eriksson (Sweden) 1-1