Sept. 21, 2001
COLLEGE PARK, Md.- The University of Maryland wrestling team has released the schedule for the 2001-2002 season. The Terps will welcome Rutgers, North Carolina, American, Howard and Duke in a four-meet homestand beginning the end of January.
Morgantown, W. Va. will be the first stop for the team as they compete in the West Virginia Open Saturday, Nov. 10 at 9 a.m. The following week, they head north to East Stroudsburg, Pa. to compete in the East Stroudsburg Open Saturday, Nov. 17 at 9 a.m. The first weekend in December finds the team in State College, Pa. for the Penn State Open to be held December 2 at 9 a.m. The Terps will ring out the 2001 calendar year by competing in the Midlands Invitational in Chicago while some of the team travels to Wilkes-Barre, Pa. to compete in the Wilkes Open Friday, December 28 - Monday, December 31.
The new year finds the team back in Pennsylvania, this time in Millersville, Pa. to compete in the Millersville Open Saturday, January 5 at 9 a.m. The team makes their second trip of the season to East Stroudsburg, Pa. to compete against East Stroudsburg, James Madison and VMI Saturday, January 12 at noon.
The team will open its dual meet season with four away meets at Navy on Wednesday, January 16, N.C. State on Saturday, January 19, George Mason on Wednesday, January 23 and Bucknell on Saturday, January 26 before heading home for a four-meet homestand.
Rutgers will come into College Park Wednesday, January 30 as the first of four consecutive home meets including North Carolina Saturday, February 2, American and Howard Wednesday February 6 and Duke Saturday, February 9. Old Dominion on Thursday, February 14 and Virginia on Wednesday, February 20 round out the regular season schedule for the wrestlers.
The 2002 ACC Championships will be held on the campus of N.C. State University in Raleigh, N.C. on Saturday, March 9. The 2002 NCAA Championships will take place in Albany, N.Y. from Thursday March, 21 through Saturday, March 23.