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Thomas More Finishes 15th at NCAA Regional; Jones Fourth at 184

Thomas More Finishes 15th at NCAA Regional; Jones Fourth at 184

(CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind.) – The Thomas More University wrestling team finished 15th today (Saturday, February 23, 2019) at the NCAA Division III Central Regional hosted by Wabash University inside Knowling Fieldhouse in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

  • Junior Avery Jones (Amelia, Ohio/Glen Este) just missed qualifying for nationals with a fourth place finish at 184 as he fell by a 10-4 decision in the semifinals, won by a pin in the consolation semifinals, but fell by a 10-5 decision in the third place match.
  • The Top-3 finishers in each weight class advances to the National Championship in two weeks in Roanoke, Virginia.
  • Sophomore Jimmy Traub (Cincinnati, Ohio/Sycamore) placed eighth at 165 as he had an 8-2 decision loss in the consolation round three and then forfeited the seventh place match.

  • This was the last event of the season for the Saints.