A trio of wrestlers defended their titles at the 2024 OUA Wrestling Championship, with the Men's team placing third overall, while the Women's team narrowly missed the podium. Treye Trotman, Lukas Geske, and Ella Doornaert secured gold medals, with Treye extending his undefeated university career and Lukas showcasing exceptional mental toughness. Despite some disappointments, 12 Mustangs qualified for the U SPORTS Championships on Saturday, March 2nd.By the Numbers
- Treye Trotman outscored his competitors 36-2 in the 57kg division.
- Lukas Geske won his third OUA gold at 82kg and secured a victory by technical superiority in the finals.
- Ella Doornaert won gold at the 65kg division, outscoring her opponents 30-0 and also received the OUA Female Student-Athlete Community Service award.
- Overall, 12 wrestlers qualified for the U SPORTS Championships.
The coaching staff expressed some disappointment at not achieving the desired outcomes in certain weight classes, despite the athletes' best efforts.State of Play
- The Men's team placed third overall, while the Women's team narrowly missed the podium by 2 points.
- 12 Mustangs qualified for the U SPORTS Championships.
- The U SPORTS Championships are set for the University of Guelph on Saturday, March 2nd.
The U SPORTS Championships is set for University of Guelph on Saturday, March 2nd, where 12 Mustangs have qualified to compete.Bottom Line
The 2024 OUA Wrestling Championship saw impressive performances from the Mustangs, with key athletes securing gold medals and a strong showing from the team overall. While some disappointments were expressed, the focus now shifts to the U SPORTS Championships, where the Mustangs will aim to build on their success.
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