Southern Virginia University Opens up at VMI

11/13/2011 -

The Knights wrestling team this year features a variety of wrestlers for the first time in many years. This year the Knights will include a full roster. The team is complete with returning wrestlers, transfer students, and incoming freshman wrestlers.
The Knights made a strong showing in their first competition of the season competing at the Rat Rumble Open hosted at Virginia Military Institute. This tournament included several NCAA Division 1 schools and the Southern Virginia University wrestlers rival the Apprentice Builders.
Jeremy Atkinson led the way placing 2nd at the tournament. Josh Hall also placed third. Both Sean Porter and Jeremy Atkinson recorded first round pins with 1:15 seconds and 1:30 seconds, respectively. Caleb West competed strongly in his first college wrestling competition.