#4 Mike Cannon and #5 Steve Fittery both lost in the semifinals of the 2010 NCAA Wrestling Championships Friday night, ending their national championship bids. American will boast three All-American's however, a new program record.
The American University wrestling team is sending a program-record five student-athletes to the 2010 NCAA Championships in search of the team's best-ever finish at the event. The Eagles will be led into action by two-time All-American Mike Cannon, the fourth seed at 184 lbs., and 157-pounder Steve Fittery who is seeded fifth.
American Universitys Kogod School of Business recently featured several of AUs student-athletes and how they are able to successfully balance everything that goes along with school and athletic competition. Wrestling senior Mike Cannon shares his experience as a student-athlete in the article.
#4 Mike Cannon and #5 Steve Fittery have advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2010 NCAA Wrestling Championships, highlighting a solid performance by the American University wrestling team on the first day of competition.
AUeagles.com caught up with Assistant Coach Mike Rogers and junior Steve Fittery on Wednesday at the Qwest Center as the American University wrestling team worked out for its last time before the NCAA Championships.
Senior Kyle Borshoff has earned an at-large bid to the 2010 NCAA Wrestling Championships, bringing Americans total number of NCAA Qualifiers to a program record five. He will join Mike Cannon, Jordan Lipp, Steve Fittery and Daniel Mitchell in Omaha.
Junior #2 Steve Fittery placed third and freshman #5 Daniel Mitchell placed fourth at the 106th EIWA Championships, earning themselves an automatic berth into the NCAA Championships. Fittery and Mitchell will join EIWA finalists #1 Mike Cannon and #7 Jordan Lipp at Nationals.
Senior #1 Mike Cannon won his second consecutive EIWA Championship Sunday afternoon to help the American University wrestling team to a program-record fifth-place finish at the 106th EIWA Championships.
The American University wrestling team is set to compete in the 105th EIWA Championships this Saturday and Sunday, March 6-7, at Stabler Arena in Bethlehem, Pa. Mike Cannon, Steve Fittery, and Kyle Borshoff are all expected to contend for individual titles as the team looks for its best finish ever in the tournament.
Five American University wrestlers have earned a place in the semifinals at the 106th EIWA Championships, helping the Eagles to sixth place in the team standings on the first day of competition. #3 Jasen Borshoff, #7 Jordan Lipp, #2 Steve Fittery, #1 Mike Cannon and #5 Daniel Mitchell will all compete in the semi's this afternoon.
#1 Mike Cannon and #7 Jordan Lipp have advanced to the EIWA Championships Finals, leading American to fifth place after the first day of competition. The two have already qualified for the NCAA Championships while four others are still in contention for an automatic berth.
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