Brock women win 5th straight OUA wrestling title; Western men win first title since 1994
Photo credit Michael P. Hall
HAMILTON, Ont. - The Brock University women won their fifth straight Ontario University Athletics (OUA) wrestling championship title and the Western University men won their first OUA title since 1994 on Saturday at McMaster's Burridge Gym.
Western clinched the title with a combined 73 points, only five points ahead of silver medallist McMaster. McMaster tied Brock with a score of 68 points but took second place by having more individual gold medalists with four compared to Brock's two.
The Brock women won their twelfth title in program history finishing with a combined score of 68 points. Lakehead and Western fought it out for silver with the Thunderwolves edging the Mustangs by a lone point 51 to 50.
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Wrestling fans and athletes from across Canada look next to the CIS wrestling championships that will be hosted at the Lakehead Thunderdome in two weeks (February 24-25).
MAJOR AWARD WINNERS
Wrestler of the Meet
Male (Keegan Award) - Ilya Abelev – Western
Female - Brianne Barry - Western
Rookie of the Year
Male - Jason Buckle – McMaster
Female - Madison Parks - Guelph
Coach of the Year
Women's team - Marty Calder – Brock
Men's Team - Ray Takahashi - Western
Male - Tim Clement – Brock
Female - Nicole Mazara - McMaster