No. 6 Men's Wrestling Places 13th at NCAA Championship
, March 2, 2002 - - Senior Calvin Johnson (Providence, R.I.)
, and junior Keith Poloskey (Middle Island, N.Y.)
each placed to lead No. 6 Springfield to a 13th place finish at Saturday's NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship at the First Union Arena at Casey Plaza.
Johnson placed fourth in the 125-pound class after battling his way through the consolation bracket by winning a pair of matches before narrowly dropping a 2-1 decision to Matt Vos of St. John's.
Poloskey, meanwhile, earned three wins by decision en route to a solid fifth place finish in the 141-pound class.
Springfield tallied 25.5 points in the 59-team field. Augsburg totaled 87 points to win the team championship. Upper Iowa (81), Wartburg (81), University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (68), and Buena Vista (63.5) rounded out the top five teams.
Head Coach Jason Holder
Jason Holder will enter his third season as head wrestling coach in 2013. Holder had a standout first season at the helm of the Pride, leading Springfield to the NEWA Duals Championship and taking three wrestlers to the NCAA Championships.
Contact Head Coach Jason Holder
| Phone: 413.748.3276