Terps Host Terrapin Duals

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The No. 25 Maryland wrestling team begins its 2013-2014 season with the Terrapin Duals this Sunday at the Comcast Pavilion.

The Terrapins welcome Johns Hopkins, Kutztown and Alderson-Broaddus to town with action starting at 11 a.m. The Terps will face the Blue Jays in their opening contast before taking on Kutztown at 12:30 p.m. Maryland concludes its day against Alderson-Broaddus at 2 p.m.


Event Information

Updates will be posted to the Maryland Wrestling Twitter feed and on the Maryland Wrestling Facebook page.



Because of the men’s basketball exhibition against Catholic, parking will be available in Lot 1 and the Regents Drive Parking Garage. 


Maryland Probables 

125 - Paul O'Neill
or 125 - Billy Rappo
133 - Tyler Goodwin
or 133 - Joshua Polacek
141 - Shyheim Brown
149 - Frank Goodwin
or 149 - Derrick Evanovich
157 - Daniel Orem
or 157 - Ben Dorsay
165 - Joshua Snook
or 165 - Tyler Manion
174 - Anthony Gardner
184 - James Sheptock
or 184 - Chris Jastrzebski
197 - Christian Boley
285 - Spencer Myers


Traveling Terps

Select Terps are also competing at Sunday’s Clarion Open in Clarion, Pa. Those competitors include:

125 Mike Parise
141 RJ De George
157 Brady Massaro
165 Anthony Guidice
197 Dylan Devine
125 Tony Farace
133 Geoffrey Alexander
133 Chris Reilly
141 Shane Arechiga
141 Daniel Sanchez
141 Will Witkop
149 Robert Janis
149 Justin Alexander
149 Jesse Holton
165 Arashdeep Gill
174 Phil Robilotto
285 Sean Twigg
285 Ryan Kail

2013-2014 Preseason Preview

·      Lower Weights

·      Middle Weights

·      Upper Weights 

Scouting the Opposition

Johns Hopkins Probables

125 – Bewak

133 – Yagloski

141 – Crystal

149 – Stauber

157 – Salera

165 – Ostrowski

174 – Spangler/Sakmar

184 – Spangler/E. Johnson

197 – E. Johnson/K. Johnson

285 - Tilson


Alderson-Broaddus Probables 

125 Micah Powell. Reid Hues,

or 125 Cody Buchanan

133 Tyler Cross. Jason West

141 Matt Harris. Samuel Jones,

or 141 Brian Ohl,

149 Jordan Miles, Cody Spinks

157 Cole Williams, Keith Stednitz

165 Davis Solak, Corbin White

174 Jeremy Tarleton

184 Greg Medina, Garrett Onderko, \

197 Nick Nester, Aerison Parrish

285 Daniel Fultz, Daryl Hicks,

or 285 Isaiah Holyfield Taylor Ortiz


Kutztown Probables 

125  Tom Traxler, Arty Walsh

133 Brandon Davis, Matt Benvenuto

141 Mitch Voelker

149 Jack Stabile

157 Matt Martoccio, Nick Lospinoso

165 Justin Heller, Andrew Wesner

Bo Candelaria,

184 Gio Ortiz

197 Brandon Clark, Eric Dejong

285 Ziad Haddad, Dan Ortiz

Century Mark

Two of the Terps’ captains are close to eclipsing 100 victories in their college careers. Jimmy Sheptock is three wins from the mark, and will also try to defend his ACC title at 184 pounds this season.

Christian Boley is just four wins away from 100 victories in his career. The Terp starter at 197 pounds is ranked No. 10 nationally to start the season and has won two straight ACC titles. 

All-Star Status

Jimmy Sheptock has been selected to compete at the 2013 NWCA All-Star Classic on Saturday Nov. 2 at the Patriot Center on the campus of George Mason University.

Originally slated to face No. 1 Ed Ruth of Penn State, Sheptock will instead face Boise State standout Jake Swartz in the prestigious event. It’s Sheptock’s first appearance in the event. 


Head Coach Kerry McCoy

Beginning his sixth season at Maryland, head coach Kerry McCoy has compiled a record of 60-17-2, which is the highest winning percentage in program history (.772). McCoy is a three-time ACC Coach of the Year honoree and his accomplishments are numerous:

-22 All-Atlantic Coast Conference honorees
-18 ACC Champions
-Seven All-Americans
-Three ACC Championships
-Three top-20 finishes at the NCAA Championships
-Two ACC Wrestler of the Year honorees
-Two ACC Tournament MVP honorees

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