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WRESTLING: Cardinals Qualify 7 Wrestlers for Nationals

02/10/2019

The NIC Cardinals finished as the runner-up in the NJCAA West District Wrestling Tournament hosted by NIC on February 10, 2019. The Cardinals, ranked No. 8 in the final NJCAA regular season poll, earned 143.5 points to place second behind #1 ranked Clackamas CC (196 points). Seven Cardinal wrestlers qualified for the NJCAA national wrestling tournament in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on March 1-2, 2019. Sophomores Bryce Parson (149 lbs) and Cooper McCullough (157 lbs) earned individual titles, and freshman Izaiah Duran was a runner-up at 165 lbs.

Other Cardinals to qualify for the national tournament were returning All-American  Esco Walker (125), Nicholas Hara (133), Hunter Gregerson (197), and heavyweight Connor Sullivan.

Team Scores:

Clackamas CC                     196

North Idaho                         143.5

Southwestern Oregon CC   123.0

Umpqua CC                        107.0

Highline College                 101.0 

 


More Information
For additional information contact NIC Athletics Director Al Williams at aawilliams@nic.edu or contact the NIC Athletics Department at (208) 769-3348.