Wrestling Places 5th at 2011 NCAA Championships

Wrestling Places 5th at 2011 NCAA Championships

Led by NCAA Finalist Ryan Flores, NWCA Coach of the Year Mark Cody and All-Americans Steve Fittery and Ganbayar Sanjaa, the American University wrestling team earned a program-record fifth-place finish at the 2011 NCAA Championships. AUeagles.com was matside with Coach Cody and the Eagles throughout all three days of the tournament, providing fans with all the latest news via video, Twitter updates, match recaps and more.

View all of the videos from the tournament below or click on the links to read the session recaps, view photo galleries and updated brackets.

2011 NCAA Qualifiers

141 lbs. - #11 Matt Mariacher - Fell one win shy of earning All-America status and finished his tournament with a 3-2 record
149 lbs. - #8 Ganbayar Sanjaa - Placed 4th, earning All-America for the first time in his career
157 lbs. - #2 Steve Fittery - Placed 3rd, earning All-America for the second straight year
165 lbs. - Patrick Graham - Went 0-2 on day one and was eliminated from the tournament
197 lbs. - Daniel Mitchell - Finished his tournament run with a 3-2 record including two major decisions
HWT - #3 Ryan Flores - Became American's 2nd NCAA Finalist and earned All-America honors for the first time in his career

Schedule of Events

 TV/Web         Links 
 Wed., March 16


 1:00 p.m.



 Thurs., March 17


 First Round

 Second Round

 11:00 a.m.

 6:30 p.m.



Day 1 Brackets 
Day 1 Standings 

 Fri., March 18



 10:30 a.m.

 7:00 p.m.

 ESPNU & ESPN3.com


Day 2 Brackets 
Day 2 Standings

 Sat., March 19

 Medal Rounds


 11:00 a.m.

 7:30 p.m.


 ESPN & ESPN3.com

Updated Brackets 
Updated Standings 

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