MIT Finishes 4th at New England Conference Tourney

02/23/2013 -

The MIT wrestling team finished in 4th place as a team at the New England Conference tournament. MIT had 3 champions and 1 second. Junior co-captain, Sam Shames went 2-0 on the day with 2 pins to win the 125 pound weight class. He is currently 24-0 on the season. Senior, Bee Vang went 3-0 on the day with 2 major decisions to win the 133 pound weight class. Bee is currently 9-9 on the season. He has competed mostly up at 141 and 149 pounds. Senior co-captain, Ryan Madson continued his dominance going 3-0 on the day winning all 3 matches by pin. Ryan is currently 28-3. Junior, Tyler Laprade finished 2nd at the 174 pound weight class. This is the first tournament Tyler has made it to the finals. He looked very impressive in all of his matches and is currently 8-8.

The team will be competing at the North East Conference national qualifying tournament on Saturday, March 2nd at the University of New Hampshire. Wrestling starts at 10am