The U.S. Marine Merchant Academy wrestling team defeated McDaniel College 29-21 and Washington and Lee College 36-10 this Saturday at McDaniel College. Mariner Captains Martin Bell, and Erik Schott, as well as sophomores Sam Fry, Tyler Russell, and Josh Miller were all 2-0 on the day. Freshman Tom Healy had a big win scoring a fall in the final second of the McDaniel College match to help the mariners secure the win.
In the second match of the day USMMA defeated Washington Lee 36-10. After a loss at 133 the mariners won 7 straight matches from 141 – 174 to put the match out of reach for the Generals. The Mariners will be back in action on Saturday as they will travel to Ursinus College in Collegeville PA to take on Ursinus College and Muhlenburg College.