Valley Forge Military College 6 v Temple University 47       Middle Tennessee State University 13 v The Apprentice School 22       University of Central Florida 15 v Liberty University 23       East Tennessee State University 18 v Mercer University 30       Florida Gulf Coast University 5 v Auburn University 34       Massachusetts Institute of Technology 18 v The Ohio State University 31       University of Texas at Arlington 24 v University of Florida 30       University of South Florida 18 v University of Toledo 25       Marion Military Institute 33 v Wayne State College 20       University of North Florida 15 v Grand Valley State University 48       

Lee Brings Home First Conference Champion

03/03/2009 -

BUENA VISTA, VA - The Lee Flames competed in the NCWA Mid-Atlantic Conference Championships on Saturday, February 28. Senior Joe Jellison (125) captured the championship title at his weight class and became Lee University's first conference champion in the sport of wrestling. In addition, Jellison qualified for the NCWA National Championships, which will be held from March 12-14 in Hampton, Virginia. This will be Jellison's third appearance at the National Championships where he qualified in 2007 and 2008. Junior Casey Grisham (157) placed sixth in his weight class, barely missing the top five placement, which would have guaranteed him a spot in the National Championships. Junior Irvin Lilly, Jr. (235), freshmen Stephen Ward (174) and Chris Jones (197) went 0-2 on the day. The Flames placed tenth at the tournament with 25.0 points. The Apprentice School took home the first place trophy with a team score of 177.0 points. Tennessee Temple University placed third with 64.5 points, while Middle Tennessee State University placed fourth with 62.5 points.