Official practice has begun and the boys are working hard and ready to go. If you have not received a Friends of Wrestling brochure form let me know. You can also download one at terpswrestling.com. Here are a couple of updates.
Check out a quick video of this weeks training-http://www.umterps.com/mediaPortal/play ... id=4550292
Mat Chat Episode 17
On Episode 17 we break down the first day of practice, analyze the schedule and talk a little bit about the lineup that will be on the mats in College Park this season.
Click here to listen-http://umd.mattalkonline.com/podcast/um ... lege-park/
Kick Off Weekend
We are just over a week away from our annual Season Kickoff Weekend, highlighted by the Red & Black Wrestle-Offs, Oct. 23-25.
The weekend will serve as the official kickoff to Maryland’s second season in the Big Ten. Events will stretch over three days.
We will host an open practice on Friday, Oct. 23 at 3:30 p.m in the Xfinity Center wrestling room. On Saturday Oct. 24, another open practice will be held at 9 a.m., before an Alumni Social/Lunch.
The Red & Black Wrestle-Offs will take place Sunday at the XFINITY Center Pavilion at noon followed by the Season Kickoff Banquet at Heritage Hall in the XFINITY Center.
For more information visit terpswrestling.com
Terps in National Rankings
Win Magazine, Amatuer Wrestling News and FloWrestling have released their preseason rankings. Geoffrey Alexander, Baby J Bannister, Lou Mascola and Dawson Peck are all in the top 20. Alexander is ranked 14th by WIN, 16th by AWN and 17th by Flo. Bannister checks in at 16th by Flo, Mascola is ranked 15th by WIN, 18th by AWN and 16th by Flo. Peck rounds us off ranked 19th by AWN and Flo.
Hope to see you sometime soon.
Thanks for the support.