Lakehead University

Athletics Department

OUA Championships Results

February 16th, 2008


The Lakehead Thunderwolves men's and women's varsity wrestling teams put in good performances Saturday in Hamilton, Ontario at the OUA Wrestling Championships; hosted by McMaster University.   The menís team captured team silver;  runnerís up to 14-time consecutive OUA champs Brock; while the womenís squad finished fourth overall.

Lakehead sent 10 men and 5 women to the championships and each athlete medaled and earned a spot at the upcoming CIS National championships in Calgary Feb. 29th to Mar. 1st.  Lakehead captured fifteen overall individual medals; one menís gold, one womenís gold, five menís silver, two womenís silver, four menís bronze, and two womenís bronze. 

The Wolves were led by gold medal performances from graduating senior Mitch Fryia (68kg) for the men and Nicole Plummer (82kg) for the women; who repeated as OUA champion.
Winning silver medals for Lakehead were Leah Dougherty (59kg) and Laurel Knowles (63kg) for the womenís squad and Brandon Gardiner (65kg), Andrew Elliott (76kg), Corey Lee (82kg) and Darren Manion (HWT) for the menís team.

Taking bronze medals on the menís side were Huy Nguyen, Gaston Tardiff, Chad Lee, and Colten Woznow and on the womenís side were Jessica Bershatsky and Tasha Eady.
Men's Medalists
54kg Huy Nugyen                   Bronze
57kg Gaston Tardif                 Bronze
61kg Chris Camarata              Silver
65kg Brandon Gardner            Silver
68kg Mitch Fryia                    Gold
72kg Chadd Lee                     Bronze
76kg Andrew Elliot                  Silver
82kg Corey Lee                      Silver
90kg Colten Woznow              Bronze
130kg Darren Manion              Silver
Women's Medalists

48kg Jessica Bershatsky         Bronze
59kg Leah Dougherty              Silver
63kg Laurel Knowles               Silver
67kg Tasha Eady                    Bronze
82kg Nicole Plummer              Gold

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Last Edited: February 16th, 2008

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