COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Head wrestling coach, Kerry McCoy, announced Jimmy Sheptock, Christian Boley and Geoffrey Alexander as captains of the 2013-14 team. The decision was based on a vote of all coaches and wrestlers.
Sheptock enters his second year as a captain, coming off of a 21-0 dual record. The senior has a career dual record of 34-0. Sheptock was sixth at NCAA Championships, earning All-American status at184 pounds and aims to earn an individual NCAA Championship this season.
Boley, also a returning captain, finished last season with a 14-3 dual record, and a 27-7 overall record at 197 pounds. The senior won his second straight ACC Championship last season as well as earning All-ACC honors.
Rounding out the captains is Alexander, who will be serving his first year as a team captain. The junior has been incredibly productive in his first two seasons as a Terp, finishing second at ACC Championships his freshman year and fifth in his sophomore year at 133 pounds.
The three captains have their first chance to lead the team in the annual intrasquad Red & Black Wrestle-Offs in College Park on Oct. 27 at noon.