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January 1, 2000
Campbell Wrestling Picked Tenth In CAA
Campbell Wrestling Picked Tenth In CAA

January 1, 2000
John Christian Earns Verizon Academic All-America Honor
John Christian Earns Verizon Academic All-America Honor

January 1, 2000
Campbell Prepares For CAA Championships
BUIES CREEK, NC ? The Campbell University wrestling team has completed their 2000-01 season and now prepares for the CAA Championships on Saturday. Campbell (an associate member of the CAA for wrestling) posted a 7-10 overall mark, 1-3 in conference. The Fighting Camels are in their 5th year of competition in the Colonial, and are coming off a fourth place team finish last year, the program's best ever. 'We are hoping to continue to move up in the conference and battle for at least third this season,' said Head Coach Dave Auble, in his third season at Campbell. Last season Campbell secured their first conference championships. Billy Greene won the 157 lbs. weight class, and John Christian took the title at 184 pounds. Greene, who is now a volunteer assistant coach for the Camels, and Christian moved on to the NCAA Tournament. Christian will lead this year's edition into battle in Chapel Hill this weekend. Christian missed the first semester of the season with a leg injury. Christian has since posted a 7-4 mark in his return. 'John is just now getting into his mid-season form, so we are looking for him to compete well,' said Auble.

January 1, 2000
Campbell Wins First CAA Dual over American
Washington, DC -- Campbell won the first three bouts and benefitted from two forfeits to beat American (3-5, 0-3 CAA) today in a CAA wrestling match at Bender Arena. Campbell took a 12-0 lead as Andy Bricker and Adam Doherty got decisions at 125 and 133, respectively, and Adam Bricker had a pin at 141. Marc Hoffer (R-Jr., Lancaster,PA/Manheim Central), ranked 10th in the nation at 149, got AU on the board as he pinned Mike Wrinkle to improve to 24-1 overall on the season and 9-0 in duals. Aviv Bercovicz (R-Fr., Wayside, NJ/Ocean Township) got another win for AU at 157 with a 6-4 decision and Denis Alampiev (Sr., Nizhnevartovsk, Russia/Waynesboro, PA) evened the match at 12-12 with a decision at 165. Mike Reish (Fr., Manalpan, NJ/Freehold) gave AU its only lead of the night as he registered a major decision at 174. Campbell then got two forfeits to take a lead it would not relinquish. Jared Hyman (R-Fr., Norcross, GA/Norcross) closed out the match with a win for AU with a pin at heavyweight.

January 1, 2000
NC State Wrestling Handles Campbell, 31-12
RALEIGH, N.C.-- Jonathan Williams and Dustin Kawa recorded pins, and Zach Breitenbach won by technical fall Wednesday night at Reynolds Coliseum to lead NC State to a 31-12 college wrestling victory over Campbell. The Wolfpack, which won seven of the 10 matches, improved to 8-6 in dual matches this season, while Campbell fell to 3-7. NC State's George Cintron (15-6) got the Wolfpack off to a 3-0 team lead with a 10-3 victory over Andy Bricker (14-8) at 125 pounds, but Campbell's Adam Doherty (9-6) pinned Kenneth Alphin (0-3) at 1:41 in the 133-pound match to give the Camels a 6-3 team lead. Williams (4-4) got the six points back with a first-period fall against Joey Bricker (1-4) at 141 pounds. Williams actually recorded the fall from the down position after Bricker had taken a 3-2 lead in the bout with a reversal. But in an attempt to score back points on Williams, Bricker rolled over on his own shoulders, giving Williams the pin at the 2:51 mark and vaulting the Pack back into the team lead at 9-6. The Wolfpack cruised after that. Tommy Davis (9-2) made it 13-6 with a 20-9 major decision over Mike Wrinkle (0-9) at 149, Pierre Pryor (15-3) took a 5-2 decision over Mike Cox (10-9) at 157, and 18th-ranked Scott Garren (17-7) won a 10-2 major decision over Lantz Nixon (5-10) at 165 to extend NC State's team lead to 20-6. The clincher came when Kawa (11-9)

January 1, 2000
Campbell Wrestling Finishes Tenth at Millersville
Millersville, PA?The Campbell University wrestling team opened up 2001 finishing tenth at the Millersville (PA) Belles Tournament. Freshman Andy Bricker collected a third place finish, while junior Mike Cox placed sixth. After losing to Joe Guzzio (Maryland) in the quarterfinals, Andy Bricker (125 lbs.) did not lose again. Bricker rattled off four straight victories, including a 5-1 rematch win over Guzzio to take third place. Bricker finished the event with a 5-1 mark, raising his season slate to a team-high 12-5. At 157 pounds, Mike Cox began the tournament with three straight wins. After dropping the semifinal bout to Western Maryland's Rob Johns (1-0), Cox grappled to sixth in the consolation bracket. As a team, the Camels collected 46 points to finish in tenth place. Rutgers, with five champions, scored 147.50 points to take team honors. Two other Colonial Athletic Association schools, James Madison (4th) and George Mason (13th) were in attendance, as well as Duke (9th).

January 1, 2000
Friday's Home Wrestling Match Cancelled
BUIES CREEK, N.C. ? The Campbell University Wrestling squad will have to wait one more day to return to action after its scheduled home match with American University was cancelled. The match would have been CU's first action in 48 days, but was cancelled because American overscheduled and needed to cancel two non-conference dates.Instead of retuning to action Friday night at home, the CU Grapplers hit the mat Saturday at 1:00 p.m. to take part in the North Carolina State Duals in Raleigh.The Camels are currently 0-2 in dual meets, with losses to the Wolfpack and UNC Greensboro. CU has also competed in the UNC Pembroke Open and the Navy Classic.The next scheduled home event for Campbell is Tuesday, January 18 to wrestle with Gardner-Webb at 7:00 p.m.

January 1, 2000
Campbell Wrestling Hosts N.C. State to Open Season
BUIES CREEK, N.C. ? The Campbell University wrestling team embarks on its 37th season when it hosts North Carolina State Tuesday night to open the 2004-05 season.Campbell is 0-11 all-time against the N.C. State, including last season's 32-9 loss in Buies Creek. The Wolfpack and the Camels have competed in four of the last five seasons. This season's match is the third straight at Campbell. The Wolfpack won the last meeting in Raleigh 31-12 on Jan. 31, 2001.CU finished the 2003-04 season with a 5-12 overall record and a 2-7 mark in the Colonial Athletic Association. The Camels return nine letter winners from last season and welcome 13 newcomers to the program.With an 18-12 record in '03-04, red-shirt senior Lantz Nixon returns as the team's top winning returnee. CU lost four starters from last season, including brothers Adam and Andy Bricker who posted a combined 50 wins last season.N.C. State returns 13 wrestlers from last season's 9-6 squad. The Wolfpack posted a first-place, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference record in 2003-04 and won the 2004 ACC tournament. N.C. State lost seven letter winners and four starters from last season's squad.NCAA qualifers Jeremy Hartrum, Alex Hernandez and Zach Garren are N.C. State's top returnees. Each of the three recorded 13 or more wins last season.

January 1, 2000
Wrestling Hires Graduate Assistant Coach
BUIES CREEK, N.C. ? Campbell University head wrestling coach Billy Greene announced that the program has hired Patrick Shufelt as the new Graduate Assistant coach for wrestling.'We are pleased Pat has accepted the position of Graduate Assistant with the Campbell University wrestling program,' said Coach Greene. 'He is committed to the development of the student-athlete, and I believe he will serve as a valuable role model and leader with the Campbell wrestling squad in addressing the importance of excelling and striving for success in the classroom, on the mat and in life.'Shufelt joins the Campbell program after wrestling as a four-year starter for Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pa. During his senior year at Drexel, the Cobbleskill, N.Y., native placed third at the New York State Open and sixth at the Cornell University Invitational. Shufelt also ranked as high as fifth in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) in the 184-pound weight class.'I'm grateful to both Coach Greene and Mr. Williamson (Campbell University Athletic Director, Stan Williamson) for the opportunity to help lead this program,' said Shufelt. 'Coach Greene is energetic and passionate about Campbell wrestling. I'm anxious to share my knowledge and the competitive attitude that it takes to reach the next level.'

January 1, 2000
Campbell Wrestling Welcomes James Madison For Senior Day Match on Friday
BUIES CREEK, N.C.- Fresh off a 23-20 win over American on Saturday, the Campbell wrestling team returns to Carter Gym Friday night for a Senior Day showdown with CAA rival James Madison. The match, which will start at 7:00 p.m., will also be the last home match for CU head coach Dave Auble who will be retiring at seasons end. The Camels are currently 3-13 in dual meet matches, including a 2-6 record in the CAA. The Camels won five matches to earn the win over American. Andy and Adam Bricker, Jordan Henning, Jeff Lyons and Brian Hocum all picked up wins. Andy Bricker leads the team in wins with 22 and is 11-5 record in dual matches, wrestling in the 125-pound slot. Adam has 19 total wins of his own this season at 141-pounds. Lantz Nixon (14) and Dennis Campbell (10) are the other two CU grapplers in double digit wins. The Bricker brothers, along with Dennis Campbell will be honored prior to the match for their four-years of contributions to the Campbell wrestling program.