University of New Haven 18 v University of Rhode Island 7       McDaniel College 29 v Penn State - Mont Alto 27       Gettysburg College 31 v Penn State - Mont Alto 18       West Virginia Tech 32 v Penn State - Mont Alto 12       University of North Texas 18 v The Apprentice School 48       University of Texas at Arlington 18 v The Apprentice School 39       Penn State - Fayette 46 v Penn State - Greater Allegheny 7       University of Maryland / Baltimore County 18 v Penn State - Mont Alto 30       Penn State - Mont Alto 53 v Penn State - Beaver 0       Penn State University - DuBois 38 v Penn State - Mont Alto 14       

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.