UNF Claims Second Place in Florida Collegiate Dual Championships
On Saturday, January 15, 2011 the University of North Florida Wrestling team participated in the Florida Dual Meet Championships in Orlando Florida and claimed 2nd place. In the first round the Osprey’s defeated the University of South Florida 24 - 22 with Thomas Ciocco, Luke Weiss, Devon Bradley and Josh Broadway winning matches. In the second round the Osprey’s defeated Florida State University 30 -15 with Zack Lebovic, Thomas Ciocco, Luke Weiss, Karl Fong and Josh Broadway winning matches. In the Championship round against the University of Central Florida (defending NCWA National Champions) the Osprey’s won 3 of the 6 matches that they entered wrestlers. Thomas Ciocco, defeated 2010 Southeast Conference Champion and National Qualifier Nick Christian 5-2, Luke Weiss defeated Daniel Polaski in overtime 5-3 and Josh Broadway pinned Daniel Rowe who placed 4th in last years National Tournament. Thomas, Luke and Josh finished the tournament undefeated with 3 wins and no loses.
Thomas Ciocco and Josh Broadway were selected to represent Florida in the NAIA All-Star Wrestling match.