FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 2, 2014

 

JONATHAN & SILAS MURRAY EARN TRIP TO NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AS ANCHORMEN FINISH SEVENTH AT REGIONAL QUALIFIER

Middleton, Conn.-The brother tandem of junior Jonathan Murray (Brentwood, NY) and senior Silas Murray (Brentwood, NY) earned a trip to the NCAA Div. III National Wrestling Championships after finishing third and second, respectively, at the 2014 Northeast Regional Championship, hosted by Wesleyan on March 1-2.

 

 

 Senior Silas Murray (left) and Junior Jonathan Murray (right)

 

 

 Junior Jonathan Murray took home third place

 

Jonathan Murray went 4-1 with a major decision en route to taking third place at 125 lbs. The top three qualifiers in each weight class advance to the National Championships, which will be held in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on March 14-15.

 

 

 Senior Silas Murray took home second place

 

Silas Murray went 3-1 with a major decision and finished second at 133 lbs.

 

 

 Sophomore Ricondo Cole finished fifth

 

Sophomore 141 lbs. Ricondo Cole (Cranston, RI) and senior 285 lbs. Brian Nicoll (Plaistow, NH) each went 3-2 with a pin to finish fifth in their respective weight classes.

 

 

 Senior Brian Nicoll finished fifth

 

The Anchormen finished seventh (18 teams) with a score of 59.5. Cortland State won the regional with a team score of 128.

 

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