8 from area, local schools to compete in NCAA wrestling championships

March 22, 1996|By Justin Goldberg | Justin Goldberg,CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Eight area athletes will be competing in this weekend's NCAA wrestling championships at the University of Minnesota.

From local colleges, Coppin State's Keno Brown will compete in the 190-pound class, Maryland's Jim Guzzio qualified at 134 pounds and Maryland's Pat Flynn, a graduate of Annapolis High, will compete at 150 pounds.

Five other wrestlers who attended area high schools are competing at the championships, including Mike Jenson, a 190-pounder at Rider College. A two-time state champion at Randallstown, Jensen is ranked 10th in the nation by Amateur Wrestling News. Rider teammate Greg Kessler (126 pounds), a three-time state champ at Owings Mills, is competing, as well as Grant Johnson (177 pounds), a junior at Boston University who also was a three-time state champ at Owings Mills.

Former Chesapeake-Anne Arundel wrestler Brian Eveleth is a senior at Penn who qualified at 126 pounds, and Lock Haven freshman Mike Kusick, a graduate of Northeast High, also is competing. The championships conclude tomorrow night.

Pub Date: 3/22/96

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