Newberry, SC – In a tournament full of NCAA Division I and Division II starters, qualifiers, and All-Americans, Caleb Spears (174 lber) worked his way to a 2nd place finish in the Newberry Open. Spears only loss came in the finals to NCAA DI wrestler from Appalachian State, Barrett Blakely. This is Spears 4th tournament placing this year and brings his overall record to 21-8.
The Pioneers head to the NJCAA North East District II Tournament, hosted by Lackawanna College on Saturday, February 16th. This is the qualifying tournament for the NJCAA National Wrestling Championships held in Council Bluffs, Iowa, March 1-2.
The NE District Tournament can be seen live on Flowrestling and on NJCAA TV under the Lackawanna page.