2012 U.S. Olympic Team Members With Ties to NMU

Name

Sport

Tie to NMU/USOEC

Results at London Olympic Games

Spencer Mango 

Greco-Roman Wrestling- 55kg Resident and 2010  NMU graduate, bachelor’s in physical education/coaching – 2008 Olympian

Round of 32: won 5-1, 1-0

Round of 16: loss 0-4, 0-4

Repechage: loss 0-2, 0-1

Ellis Coleman

Greco-Roman Wrestling- 60kg

Former NMU Student and resident-athlete

Round of 32: loss 0-1, 1-7

Justin (Harry) Lester Greco-Roman Wrestling- 66kg Resident and 2007  NMU graduate, bachelor’s in history

Round of 16: Won 3-0, 3-1

Quarter Finals: loss 2-0, 0-1,0-2

Repechage: loss 0-5, 0-5
Ben Provisor Greco-Roman Wrestling- 74kg Former NMU Student and resident-athlete

Round of 32: won 0-3, 1-0, 1-0

Round of 16: loss 0-1, 0-6

Chas (Charles) Betts Greco-Roman Wrestling- 84kg Resident and 2010  NMU graduate, bachelor’s in electronic imaging

Round of 32: won 6-0, 1-0

Round of 16: loss 0-1, 0-1

RC Johnson Greco-Roman Wrestling- 96kg 2004 NMU Graduate, B.S. computer science

Won the Olympic Trials in his 96-kg weight class but the U.S. did not qualify a spot in that weight class for the Olympics.

Sarah Robles Weightlifting- 75+kg Former NMU Student and resident-athlete

Snatch: 120kg

Clean and Jerk: 145kg

Finished 7th overall