GET ON THE MARYLAND NATIONAL TEAM AND “WIN IN INDY”
What is it? The MD Schoolboy National Duals Team is a team comprised of Maryland wrestlers born in 2004-2005 who will travel to Indianapolis, IN to compete against other state teams in the Greco and Freestyle Schoolboy National Duals.
Where/when? The Schoolboy National Duals are held in Indianapolis, IN from June 6-10, 2018. http://usawevents.sportngin.com/events
Selection criteria? Kent Island Open/MD Schoolboy National Duals team trials at Kent Island HS on Sunday April 29 will serve as selection criteria for MD Schoolboy Nationals Duals team. Winners of each style will be offered spot to represent Maryland in the Schoolboy National Duals. Competitors are strongly encouraged to register for both styles.
Weight classes? 71, 77, 83*, 87, 90*, 97*, 102, 106*, 110, 114*, 119, 125*, 130, 136*, 149*,165*, 187*, 250
*UWW Qualifying Schoolboy Pan American Weight Classes
Approximate Cost? $500 which would include cost of transportation, lodging, tournament entry fee, and singlets. Additional apparel would cost extra.
Additional Details? Team members will be encouraged to train in the disciplines of Greco and Freestyle wrestling. Interested candidates will be encouraged to participate in:
- April 20-22: Northeast Regional Championships in East Stroudsburg, PA
- May 12: PAWF Kids Duals in State College, PA
- May 20: CAWL FS/GR duals in NOVA area
- Other Greco and Freestyle tournaments in the Mid-Atlantic Region
Coaches? Jason Gabrielson of SMWC Wolfpack (202) 386-4283 and John Nogle of B&O Outlaws (301) 706-7087. Possibly others.
Coaches reserve the right to select where wrestlers compete for Maryland National Team.
70, 77, 84, 91, 98, 105, 112, 120, 128, 136, 144, 152, 160, 175, 190, 210, 265
Every year the team is trying to beat 2011′s 8th place finish in Greco (photo below). The team that year, includes 4 future NCAA Division I wrestlers and some excellent accomplishments and achievements! This event is really the start to bigger and better things.
Division I Wrestlers:
Cameron Harrell-UVA-3xMD State Champ, Fargo AA
Charlie Perella-Lock Haven-3xMD State Champ
Hunter Ritter-Wisconsin-3xMD State Champ, Fargo Champ
Michael Smith-USNA-MD State Champ, Fargo AA
Other College Commits:
Zach Dwyer-York College-Multiple MD State Placer
Nat Brown-Wheeling Jesuit-MD State Placer
Chris Almony-Millersville-MD State Champ, 2x Fargo AA
Joe Thomas-2x State Champ, 3xFargo AA
Michael Doetsch-2xMD State Finalist-committed to University of Maryland
Derek Wilson-3x PA State Qualifier-1x PA State Placer (4th)-committed to Bloomsburg University
Quinn Devaney-MD State Champ-committed to University of Maryland
Cameron Watts-MD State Placer
Plevon Pryor-MD State Placer (3rd, 2nd)
CJ Allen-Schoolboy Duals All American, MD State Placer (6th)