Photo of John Prentice - 5th place at 2016 NCWA National Championships
The Penn State DuBois wrestling team was able to send 4 health wrestlers to the PSUAC/USCAA National Invitational on Feb. 11th at State College, PA. Three of the wrestlers placed in the top 4 of their weoght class.
John Prentice a junior placed 2nd at 165lbs losing by fall to Keith Stednitz from Alderson Broaddus College. John won his two earlier match in the day by injury default and a 5-1 decision in the semi-finals. Also placing 2nd was Bryce Hanley at 285 lbs, Bryce lost in the finals to Nathan Spinetti from PSU Fayette 7-1. Bryce won his two preliminary matches 11-1 and by Fall over Jeff Andrews of Alfred State College.
PSUD wrestlers will compete on February 25th at the NCWA Mid-East National Qualifier in Trenton NJ. The top 5 placers in each weight class will qualify for the NCWA National Championships in Allen, TX March 8-11.