WICHITA, Kan.--Day one of the NAIA National Championships saw eight Phoenix wrestlers hit the mat with only two left for a chance to win a national title, Esco Walker and Patrick Depiazza. Cumberland after Day One has five wrestlers that have achieved All-American status with a chance to make more noise in the tournament.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland University wrestling had a strong showing at the Mid-South Conference tournament today finishing with 137.0 points for second place. Carter Cox, Cole Smith, and Esco Walker each claimed championships in their individual weight class.
Smith returns to CU as Assistant Coach
Walker finishes as 133 National Runner-Up
Walker advances to National Title Bout at 7:00 p.m.
Wrestling sets Program Record in Day One of the National Championships
Eight Phoenix wrestlers advance to the NAIA National Championship
Wrestling Claims Three Individual Champions; Finish Second as a Team At MSC Tourney