125 lbs. Brandon Gauthier (Lowell, MA) went 2-1 during first
day competition of the 2011 NCAA Div. III Wrestling Championships,
assuring himself of one of the top seven spots and garnering
He opened the day with a pin
at 5:34 over fourth-seeded Jacob Scholten from Augustana.
Later in the evening, fifth-seeded Riki Reynolds from Mt.
Union defeated him, 8-3. Gauthier, the N.E. Champion, won his next
match in the All-American Round, 5-2 in TB1, vs. Jordan Alfaro from the
Merchant Marine Academy.