Lakehead University

Athletics Department

Wolves Ready for CIS Championships

March 4th, 2004

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The Lakehead Thunderwolves menís and womenís wrestling teams travel to St. Catherines Ont. this weekend to take part in the CIS National Wrestling Championships hosted by Brock University on Friday and Saturday. The menís team will be fielding seven wrestlers while the womenís team will be fielding five. Lakeheadís men are ranked No. 4 in Canada going into the championships while the women are ranked No. 6.

On the menís side the competition to watch is six-time defending champion and No. 1 ranked Brock. Simon Fraser is co-ranked at No. 1 and is also a favourite. The Saskatchewan Huskies are ranked No. 3. Representing Lakehead will be Nick Zuback, Trevor Manchester, Brent Fryia, Dave Rector, Matt Lawrence, Steve Raines, and Alex Jeffrey.

On the womenís side the tough competition will come from defending champions and No. 1 Simon Fraser as well as from No. 2 Calgary and No. 3 Brock. Lakehead will be represented by former OUA Champion Katie Patroch, along with Melody McCague, Rachel Dean, Emily McCague, and Lisa Lamour.

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Last Edited: December 20th, 2004

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