Wrestling, Harvey Caps Season in Blood Round

Mar 25, 2019

CDT Ben Harvey '20Cow 174-pounder Ben Harvey of the Army West Point wrestling team finished his season one-win shy of being an All-American for the second year in a row on the second day of the NCAA Championships at PPG Paints Arena on Friday evening. Harvey fell to reigning NCAA champion Zahid Valencia of Arizona State in his first match as Army's first quarterfinalist since Matt Kyler in 2010. The New Palestine, Ind., native wrestled in the blood round for the second time in as many years but dropped an 11-2 major decision to the 9-seed Devin Skatzka of Minnesota. Head coach Kevin Ward - "Our guys continued to wrestle very hard and I am really proud of the fight they showed. Bottom line, we just didn't get it done in some matches. There were no bad calls or anything, we just made too many mistakes and let some wins slip away. Read more.


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