SHIPPENSBURG- On Saturday, Sophomore Evan Ramos and Freshman Adam Martz advanced from the Super Regional Championships in Mercyhurst and will be competing in the NCAA Division II National Championships.
The two wrestlers will be making their first trip to nationals. Ramos secured his spot in the NCAA Championship matches after defeating the third seed in the 197 lbs. class, Brandan Clark from Kutztown University. He finished in 2nd place in the 197 lbs. weight class at Regional’s. He will be entering the National Championships with a 23-2 season record.
Martz punched his ticket to nationals after winning his first match by medical forfeit and defeating Gannon’s Garrett Smith. He finished 4th in the 157 lbs. weight class.
This is the 14th consecutive year where Shippensburg has sent at least one wrestler to the National Championships, including the 7th time under current head coach, Seth Bloomquist. The NCAA Division II Wrestling National Championships is March 11-12 in Sioux Falls, North Dakota.