Alfred State College 28 v Penn College 22       University of Delaware 40 v Widener University 9       Penn State - Mont Alto 33 v Widener University 12       Ted Reese Invitational       Columbia Basin College 42 v University of Idaho 12       Highline College 43 v South Puget Sound Community College 12       Davenport University 26 v Grand Valley State University 28       Davenport University 34 v University of Michigan 12       Defiance College 18 v Penn State - Greater Allegheny 22       Defiance College 24 v Penn State - Beaver 27       

Seminole Invitational

02/12/2007 -

In yet another outstanding performance, the Central Florida Knights finished first at FSUís 2007 Seminole Invitational. Despite having four starters not participating in the tournament, Central Florida finished with six tournament champions, and four top three place-winners. The Knights accumulated 128 tournament points to top Kennesaw State University ís 61.5 points, followed by Darton College , Florida Gulf Coast University, and Florida Atlantic University , respectively.

At 125 lbs., Federico Carosio defeated teammate Frito Cherenfant in what proved to be an excellent match. At 133 lbs., William Rothenberg placed second to FAMUís Reuban Felder. At 141 lbs., Paul Rothenberg defeated John Queiroz with a scramble reversal in double overtime. At 149 lbs., Rob McCarty continued his relentless pursuit towards a national title with a second period technical fall in the finals. McCarty, with a record of 33-8, now leads the team with 23 victories by pin and/or technical falls. At 157 lbs., Mike Lemieux ended the day undefeated and allowed no offensive points to be scored by his opponents. At 165 lbs., freshmen Devon Jackson finished with an impressive third place over USFís Josh Wilson. At 184 lbs., Matt Stwan finished the tournament in first place, defeating 2006 NCWA All-American Tariq Humes (FGCU) in the semi-finals and Kennesaw State University ís Ben Ericks in the finals. 197 lbs., Jimmy Myers lost a close match to Eric Bendler, who was named the outstanding wrestler. In UCFís final match, Jesse Pinson, 285 lbs., recorded a second period pin over FSUís Derek Saibi.

With the conclusion of the teamís regular season schedule, the Knights will now prepare for the Southeast Conference Championship in Athens , GA followed by the NCWA national tournament in Dallas , TX . For more results, please visit

Jason Balma
UCF Wrestling