Dixie State University 29 v Glendale Community College 22       University of Arizona 27 v Dixie State University 31       University of Southern California 25 v Dixie Sate University 33       Wayne State College 66 v University of North Florida 0       Longwood University 24 v Bridgewater College 12       Longwood University 21 v Hampden-Sydney College 12       University of Notre Dame 26 v University of Pittsburgh 24       Wayne State College 20 v Marion Military Institute 33       University of Notre Dame 13 v University of Michigan 42       Wayne State College 19 v The Apprentice School 28       

Marion Military - Westerman Takes National Title

03/21/2011 -

Macon, GA. - Sophomore Brandon Westerman, a native of Powdersprings, Georgia, won the National Collegiate Wrestling Association's (NCWA) 141-lb. weight class this past weekend at the NCWA National Tournament and is now a two-time NCWA All-American. Westerman defeated Kendall Albert from Kennesaw State University 4 to 1 in the finals match. Brandon was a National Tournament runner-up last year in the same weight class.

Seventy-seven schools competed in the NCWA National Tournament, held on the campus of Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. The MMI Tigers finished 5th in the National Tournament with 94.5 points and had seven wrestlers earn NCWA All-American honors. California-Baptist finished first with Grand Valley State University taking second place. University of Central Florida and Edwardsville finished third and fourth, respectively.

Besides Westerman, the NCWA All-Americans for Marion are: Xenepher Austin (5th place in 133-lb; Ferguson, MO.), Michael Giorgio (5th place in 141-lb.; Leesport, PA.), Trevor Bailey (4th place in 149-lb.; Covington, GA.), Josh McCoy (5th place in 157-lb,; Warrior, AL.), Marvin lawrence, Jr. (7th place in 165-lb.; Columbus, GA.), and Mark Howard (8th place in 235-lb.; Midlothian, VA.).

Congratulations to the MMI wrestling team and coaches!
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