October 31, 2011

Wrestlers Begin Season

MARQUETTE –The U.S. Olympic Education Center freestyle and Greco-Roman team competed at the Sunkist Kids International in Mesa, Ariz. while members of the freestyle team competed at the Concordia Invitational in Montreal, Canada Oct. 29-30.  

            Northern Michigan University junior Carlene Sluberski (Fredonia, N.Y.) placed second in the 51 kilogram weight class after losing the first place match 1-0, 2-0.

            Graduate student Laura Conway (Des Plaines, Ill.) placed fourth in the 72 kg weight class.

            Greco-Roman wrestlers senior Paul Tellgren (Anoka, Minn.) and junior Aaron Briggs (Turson, Ariz.) both placed fourth at 55 kg and 74 kg, respectively. 

            At the Concordia Invitational, freshman Erin Golston (Lake in the Hills, Ill.) placed first at 48 kg with two pins.

            Junior Cassandra Schmidt (Missoula, Mont.) pinned two wrestlers and lost a match for second place.

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Claire Kooperman
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