Minnesota claims 2007 UNCG Southern Scuffle title

Posted by Andy Durham on December 31, 2007 at 2:41 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Minnesota claims 2007 UNCG Southern Scuffle title, UNCG places four

GREENSBORO, NC – After two days of wrestling, the team from Minnesota walked away with the 2007 UNCG Southern Scuffle championship and claimed their third team title. The Golden Gophers also won four individual titles. UNCG had four wrestlers place as senior Jeff Hedges along with juniors Kane Smith and Ryan Hsu came away with eighth-place finishes. Placing fourth, senior Daren Burns was the top finisher for the Spartans .

UNCG Southern Scuffle Day 2 results:
133 pounds
Seventh-Place Medal Round

No. 8 Ricky Deubel (Edinboro) def. No. 7 Jeff Hedges (UNCG) Dec, 10-3

197 pounds
Seventh-Place Round

Cayle Byers (George Mason) def. Kane Smith (UNCG) Med. Forfeit

Consolation Finals

No. 1 (#8) Joseph Rovelli def. No. 3 (# 12) Daren Burns (UNCG) Maj. Dec, 12-4*****Kane Smith finishes 8th and Daren Burns 4th in the 197 pound class, both men are from UNCG.***** Rovelli is seeded eighth Nationally and Burns twelveth.

285 pounds
Consolation Quarterfinals

No. 3 (# 16) Mike Spaid (Bloomsburg) def. Ryan Hsu (UNCG) Dec, 3-1(for eighth place)

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