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WRESTLING: Cardinals qualify 9 to Nationals

02/12/2018

2/11/2018: Your North Idaho Cardinals took to the mat in Clackamas, Oregon to begin their post-season campaign. Tournament action began at 10:00 am, and following the first round 7 Cards had secured trips to the NJCAA tournament with their wins. Three Cardinals fought on their way back in the tournament in an attempt to receive a wildcard bid to the national tournament.

In the finals, Cardinals Esco Walker and Damian Trujillo won their respective weight classes at 125 and 285 lbs. While the Cardinals were able to make a run, the Cards ultimately ended up in second place behind Clackamas Community College. Following competition, 9 Cardinals had secured spots at: 125, 141, 149, 157, 165, 174, 184, 197, 285.

North Idaho College will compete in the NJCAA National Tournament in two weeks from 2/23-2/24 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Results from the tournament may be found below. 

125: Esco Walker - 1st Place

133: Nick Hara - 3rd Place

141: Austin Iorga - 2nd Place

149: Brent Evans - 2nd Place

157: Thomas Stevenson - 4th Place

165: Jacob Swift - 2nd Place

174: Trager Abatti - 2nd Place

184: Levi Perry - 2nd Place

197: Christian (Tate) Grover - 3rd Place

285: Damian Trujillo - 1st Place


More Information
Head Wrestling Coach, Pat Whitcomb
(208) 769-7870 or Pat.Whitcomb@nic.edu
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Today's Schedule

2pm  -  Volleyball TBD View Schedule

4:30 pm  -  Women's Basketball Mesa Community College View Schedule

7pm  -  Wrestling Clackamas CC View Schedule

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