MIT puts 4 in the finals of the New England Championships
The MIT wrestling team traveled to the University of New Hampshire on Sunday, February 5th to compete in the New England Championships. MIT had only 4 wrestlers compete. They all reached the finals of their perspective weight classes. Senior, captain Joe Lowman won the 197 pound weight class. Senior, Jose Velarde placed 2nd in the 133 pound weight class. Junior, Matthew Chun placed 2nd in the 125 pound weight class and freshman, Ryan Shubert placed 2nd in the 165 pound weight class.
The last competition for the team before the conference tournament is on Saturday, February 11th at MIT. The event is called the Andrew Esquivel Duals, in memory of Drew. Wrestling will start at 10am in DuPont gym. MIT will be wrestling Yale and the University of Massachusetts. We will also be honoring our 2 seniors, Joe Lowman and Jose Velarde. Please come and cheer the team on.