Red Hawks Compete at National Dual Championships
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - Simpson University’s men’s wrestling team started the new semester with a trip to Indiana to compete in the National Dual Championships on Jan. 9-10. This invitation-only tournament featured many of the top ranked teams in the nation. The Red Hawks were invited based on this year’s national rankings and a 13th place finish at the 2014 National Championships.
In the consolation round, Simpson fell to eventual sixth place finisher University of Cumberlands, Kentucky, 13-26. Individual winners included Valles (141), Richie Ortiz (157), Marcus Zachary (184), and Alcantar (Hwt).
In the final match for the tournament, Simpson defeated Hannibal-LaGrange (Missouri), 34-14. Individual winners included Ty Young (125), Fabian Aguilera (133), Valles (141), Ortiz (157), Dominic Merlo (165), Tsarnas (174), and Zachary (184).
As a team Simpson finished in tied for 13th.
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