November 16, 2012

Bulldog Wrestling Heads to Annapolis to Compete in the Navy Classic

Charleston, S.C. – The Citadel wrestling team will return to action on Saturday as it travels to the United States Naval Academy to take part in the annual Navy Classic at Wesley Brown Field House. Matches are slated to begin at 10:00 am. 

The Bulldogs will be battling it out with eight teams — Bucknell, Cleveland State, Franklin & Marshall, George Mason, Kent State, Navy, Ohio, West Virginia — for the 2012 Navy Classic crown.

2012 Navy Classic 
Date:  Saturday, Nov. 17
Venue:  Wesley Brown Field House
Tickets:  $7 adults, $5 students (18 years and under)

The Citadel grapplers are coming off a tough home dual loss against powerhouse Arizona State in the 3rd Battalion last Sunday. In the match, 141-pound Ugi Khishignyam posted the team's only points when he recorded his second pin of the season at the 5:44 mark to improve his overall record to 5-1 on the season.

The Bulldogs nabbed fourth place at the Navy Classic a season ago, while host Navy took the team title for the 19th time in 34 years.

The Citadel's Projected Starting Line-up
125:
Steven Cox
133: Aaron Hansen or Joaquin Marquez
141: #9 Ugi Khishignyam
149: Jordan Dix or Shane Lee
157: Matt Frisch or Blake Holt
165: Mike Harper or Vincent Belleran
174: Jack Duane
184: Jared Hemmings or Jared Michael
197: Nick Grossi or Marshall Haas
285: Odie Delaney or Gerald Johnson

A recap and complete results will follow at the conclusion of the dual. For more information on Bulldog wrestling, visit the official website of The Citadel Athletics at www.citadelsports.com.

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