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       SUNY / Stony Brook 20 v Yale University 27       Texas State University 10 v University of Texas at Arlington 40       Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 47 v Clarkson University 6       

UMBC wins over 30 matches against NCAA opponents

11/20/2009 -

After the first two tournaments of the year, UMBC wrestlers have won more than 30 matches against NCAA opponents.

Following performances at the Messiah College invitational in Grantham, Pa., and the UNC-Pembroke Classic in Pembroke, N.C., UMBC wrestlers have defeated 14 NCAA DIII wrestlers, 10 NCAA DII wrestlers and 7 NCAA DI wrestlers.

UMBC wrestlers own wins this year over athletes from NCAA DI Duke, North Carolina, NC State, Citadel and Campbell, among others.

At the Messiah invitational, freshman 133-pounder Kekura Musa and senior 235-pounder John Lapoint finished in the top six; At the UNC-Pembroke Classic, senior 157-pounder Leif Huber and junior 184-pounder Joe Eassa finished in the top eight.

Next up for UMBC is the first NCWA competition for the team this year, a home tri-meet against NCWA squads from James Madison and Towson on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 10 a.m.

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