LA CROSSE, Wisc. – The Waynesburg University wrestling team ended its 2016-17 season during day two of the NCAA Division III National Wrestling Championships.
The Yellow Jackets placed 28th out of 68 teams on the strength of two All-American performances.
Sophomore Jake Evans, an Elizabeth Forward graduate, reached the podium in his first trip to the tournament.
He went 3-2 at 285 pounds and ended the Yellow Jackets' stay in Wisconsin on a high note.
Evans captured seventh place and set the Waynesburg single-season wins record (49-5) with an 8-6 win over Ithaca's Jake O'Brien.
(photo courtesy of Waynesburg University)