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|University Nationals Greco-Roman Finals set|
By Bryan Baumgartner USA Wrestling
The finals of the 2013 ASICS University National Greco Roman Tournament are set and are scheduled to get underway at 3:00 PM at the University of Akron’s Louis and Freda Stile Athletic Field House.
At 70 KG, U.S. Open runner-up Kendrick Sanders of the U.S. Olympic Education Center (USOEC) breezed through his competition on his way to the finals. Sanders used his signature reverse lift to win by technical fall against Michael Hooker in the quarter finals (8-0) and went on to tech Josh Speelman in the semifinals (9-0). Sanders will face off against Will Keeter of the Minnesota Storm in the finals.
At 74 KG Kory De Berry of Tucson Badger Wrestling has yet to give up a point all tournament, winning by technical fall in each of his first three matches. De Berry will meet Geordan Speiller of the Florida Jets in the finals. Speiller, a member of the 2012 U.S. Junior World Team, won by decision (6-0) in the semifinals against Tanner Andrews of the USOEC.
After a first round bye Max Nowry of the USOEC won his next two bouts by technical fall to earn a bid in the finals against Trey Andrews of Team Bear Cave.
All final matches will be best two-out-of-three format.
Catch all the finals action live on FLO PRO by clicking here.
FINALS MATCH UPS:
Max Nowry, NYAC/USOEC vs. Trey Andrewa, Bear Cave
William Simpson, U.S. Army vs. Nicco Triggas, NYAC
Joey DeNova, NYAC/USOEC vs. Jamal Johnson, UNC Greensboro/Unattached
Joseph Locksmith, Navy Mat Club vs. Nick Alvarez, USOEC
Will Keeter, MN Storm vs. Kendrick Sanders, NYAC/USOEC
Geordan Speiller, Florida Jets vs. Kory De Berry, Tucson Badger Wrestling Club
Hayden Zillmer, Bison WC vs. Patrick Martinez, Unattached
Dan Olsen, Team Thunder vs. Lucas Sheridan, Community Youth Center
Caylor Williams, YES Wrestling vs. Romero Cotton, Titan Mercury
Parker Betts, USOEC vs. Orry Elor, USOEC