The Army West Point wrestling team kicked off the 2019 calendar year with a 1-2 showing at Wyoming's Cowboy Shootout on Friday evening.
Army opened with a 21-13 victory over Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) opponent American before dropping a 27-9 decision to 24th-ranked Wyoming. The Black Knights closed out the event with a thrilling match against No. 13 North Carolina that went down to the wire but ended with a 22-18 victory for the Tar Heels.
The Black Knights were a perfect 3-0 at 197 pounds with sixth-ranked senior Rocco Caywood earning two wins and junior Alex Hopkins adding a victory against North Carolina. Caywood was one of four Cadets with multiple wins on the evening, along with juniors Trey Chalifoux (125 lbs.), Cael McCormick (165 lbs.) and Ben Harvey (174 lbs.). Read More