Wilkes Wrestling Set to ‘Grapple in the Garden’
WILKES-BARRE -- The Wilkes University wrestling team will participate in Grapple in the Garden on November 29, 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Wilkes will join 17 other colleges, including institutions from all three division of the NCAA, in the one-day event.
The Colonels are one of only four Division III programs to be invited to the event, and will be part of a field that includes the likes of Division I powers such as Cornell, Nebraska, Rutgers, Illinois, Maryland, Northwestern, George Mason, Drexel and Princeton. Wilkes will face LIU Post at 10:00 a.m. at the event.
In order to attend the event, family, friends and fans are asked to purchase one of Wilkes's 100 allotted tickets. Each ticket comes at a cost of $20. For more information on how to purchase a ticket, please contact Colonels head coach Jon Laudenslager by email (email@example.com
) or by phone (570-408-4035) or visit the event website by clicking here.
Madison Square Garden will serve as the host for the 2016 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in March.