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Alumni Update - Jake Evans (Waynesburg)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

LA CROSSE, Wisc. – The Waynesburg University wrestling team ended its 2016-17 season during day two of theEvans Waynesburg 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)