July 2, 2014

NMU-OTS Hosts Greco-Roman University World Team

MARQUETTE, Mich. — USA Wrestling is bringing its Greco-Roman University World Team training camp to Northern Michigan University’s Olympic Training Site. Those participating will include NMU-OTS athletes who qualified for the World University Championships: Sammy Jones, Kendrick Sanders, Orry Elor and recent NMU graduate Toby Erickson.

            The team arrived on Sunday, June 29 and will depart on Monday, July 7 for the World University Championships in Pécs, Hungary. The World University Championships will take place July 10-12.

            NMU will be in the presence of yet another Olympic medalist at this camp. Head coach of the University World team, Rodney Smith, was a Greco-Roman bronze medalist in the 68 kilogram division at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona.

            For more information on the NMU-OTS program, visit www.nmu.edu/ots or contact operations manager Michael Kaurala at 227-2893 or mkaurala@nmu.edu.

 

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Prepared By
Chris Salgot
Student Writer
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