Liberty University 37 v The Apprentice School 9       Middle Tennessee State University 26 v University of Central Florida 21       Grand Valley State University 41 v Marion Military Institute 14       Wayne State College 1 v University of North Florida 0       University of Toledo 27 v University of Florida 33       University of South Florida 18 v University of Texas at Arlington 45       University of North Texas 37 v University of Connecticut 15       University of Maryland / Baltimore County 30 v Texas A&M University 12       University of North Texas 39 v University of Maryland / Baltimore County 22       University of Connecticut 76 v Texas A&M University 56       

MMI Wrestlers Finish 2nd at SEC Tournament

03/02/2011 -

Jacksonville, Florida - The MMI wrestlers competed in the NCWA Southeastern Conference Tournament this past weekend and were narrowly defeated by the University of Central Florida with just four points separating the two schools. Mercer University finished third with the University of Florida taking fourth and the University of Georgia taking fifth place. Trevor Bailey (149-lb.) and Josh McCoy (157-lb.) both finished as SEC Champions. In the 125-lb. weight class Cullen Martinez finished 3rd and Jordan Goodwin finished 6th for Marion. Xenepher Austin and Austin Souders finished in 2nd and 3rd place respectively in the 133-lb. weight class while teammate Brandon Westerman captured 2nd place in the 141-lb. weight class. Michael Giorgio finished in 4th place in the 141-lb. class. Other Marion wrestlers who placed at the tournament were: Steven Sattler (2nd place; 157-lb.), Marvin Lawrence, Jr. (2nd place; 165-lb.), Jayce Crowder (3rd place; 165-lb.), Kevin Koch (7th place; 174-lb.), Khalid Van McGee (7th place; 184-lb.), Joel Wyman (4th place; 197-lb.), Mark Howard (3rd place; 235-lb.), Michael Mullen (2nd place; 285-lb.).

MMI will travel to Mercer University in Macon, Georgia for the NCWA National Tournament which begins on Thursday, March 10th and concludes on Saturday, March 12th. The matches will be broadcast from the NCWA website: www.ncwa.net.


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