Day 1 from the 2018 U-Sports Nationals

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The U-Sport Wrestling Nationals began their day competition day on Friday February 23rd at Alogma University in Sault St-Marie.  Concordia came into the tournament with many hopefuls on the Mens and Womens side though some were competing in their very first U-Sport Nationals.  The tournament featured many of the top wrestlers from across Canada at the University level so the competition level promised to be very high.  On the Womens side, Concordia had Jade Dufour (51 kgs), Kaya Dubé-Snow (55 kgs), Laurence Beauregard (59 kgs), Christina Corencova (63 kgs), Amanda Savard (67 kgs) and Geneviève Lamarche (72 kgs).  The results for Day One were as follows:

Jade Dufour vs. A. Wiebe: Win via Technical Fall (10-0)

Jade Dufour vs. K. Mc Laren: Loss via Technical Fall (11-0)

Jade Dufour will advance to the Bronze Medal Final and face G. Chambers (Calgary Dinos)

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Kaya Dubé-Snow vs. C. Sicard: Loss via Technical Fall (10-0)

Kaya Dubé-Snow vs. K. Godinez: Loss via Technical Fall (10-0)

Kaya Dubé-Snow vs. F. Sandboe: Loss via Technical Fall (10-0)

Kaya Dubé-Snow finishes off in 7th place

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Laurence Beauregard vs. H. Little: Win via Fall

Laurence Beauregard vs. M Rowbottom: Win via Technical Fall (10-0)

Laurence Beauregard vs. H. Taylor: Loss via Decision (9-0)

Laurence Beauregard will advance to the Bronze Medal Final and face K. Paquette (Alberta Pandas)

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Christina Corencova vs. B. Johnson: Win via Decision (4-1)

Christina Corencova vs. A. Godinez : Loss via Technical Fall (10-0)

Christina Corencova vs. N. Noroodian: Win via Decision (6-4)

Christina Corencova will advance to the Bronze Medal Final and face H. Hefel (Alberta Pandas)

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Amanda Savard vs. I Moores: Loss via Decision (3-0)

Amanda Savard vs. O Cirillo: Win via Fall 

Amanda Savard vs. M. Fendelet: Win via Decision (10-4)

Amanda Savard will advance to the Bronze Medal Final and face J. Thebeau (UNB Varsity Reds)

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Geneviève Lamarche vs. S. Summach: Loss via Decision (6-0)

Geneviève Lamarche vs. A. Gravelle: Win via Fall

Geneviève Lamarche vs. B. Perry: Loss via Decision (8-0)

Geneviève Lamarche will wrestle for 5th and face C. Lans (York Lions)

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On the Mens side, the team was nearly complete as all but the first two weight cateories were filled on the roster.  The Concordia Men were favoured to do well at the tournament and the result from Day One showed this.  On the Mens Team, Dylan Mclean (61 kgs), Vince De Marinis (65 kgs), Francis Carter (68 kgs), Guseyn Ruslanzada (72 kgs), Aron Orszack (76 kgs), Samuel Barmish (82 kgs), Alex Moore (90 kgs), Jordan Steen (100 kgs) and Frederique Choquette (125 kgs) represented Concordia and the results  were as follows:

Dylan Mclean vs. J. Bodnarchuk: Loss via Technical Fall (14-3)

Dylan Mclean vs. E. Uznovic: Loss via Technical Fall (14-3)

Dylan Mclean vs. J. Zimroz: Win via Technical Fall (10-0)

Dylan Mclean will wrestle for 5th and face K. Leatherdale (Lakehead Thunderwolves)

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Vince De Marinis vs. P. Shannon: Win via Technical Fall (10-0)

Vince De Marinis vs. D. Larkin: Win via Technical Fall (11-1)

Vince De Marinis vs. M. Tamaradze: Win via Technical Fall (10-0)

Vince De Marinis will advance to the Gold Medal Final and face L. Hoffert (Regina Cougars)

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Francis Carter vs. B. Davis: Win via Technical Fall (10-0)

Francis Carter vs. N. Schmidt: Win via Technical Fall (10-0)

Francis Carter vs. M. Kent: Win via Technical Fall (13-2)

Francis Carter will advance to the Gold Medal Final and face M. Jagas (Brock Badgers)

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Guseyn Ruslanzada vs. M. Peterson: Win via Fall

Guseyn Ruslanzada vs. C. Rutner: Win via Decision (12-6)

Guseyn Ruslanzada vs. C. Manning: Loss via Technical Fall (11-0)

Guseyn Ruslanzada will advance to the Bronze Medal Final and face C. Mc Niece (Calgary Dinos)

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Aron Orszack vs. A. McKeage: Loss via Technical Fall (15-4)

Aron Orszack vs. B. Zahra: Loss via Decision (6-3)

Aron Orszack vs. J. Fayad: Win via Technical Fall (12-2)

Aron Orszack will wrestle for 5th and face D. Williams (Fraser Valley Cascades)

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Samuel Barmish vs. N. Bertholet: Win via Technical Fall (12-0)

Samuel Barmish vs. T. Bridgewater: Loss via Decision (5-3)

Samuel Barmish vs. P. Shirley: Win via Fall

Samuel Barmish will advance to the Bronze Medal Final and face D. Humphrey (Guelph Gryphons)

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Alex Moore vs. J. Luczak: Loss via Fall

Alex Moore vs. C. Brinker: Win via Technical Fall (10-0)

Alex Moore vs. A. Hendrickson: Win via Technical Fall (12-0)

Alex Moore will advance to the Bronze Medal Final and face H. Lee (Saskatchewan Huskies)

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Jordan Steen vs. S. MacLellan: Win via Technical Fall (10-0)

Jordan Steen vs. J. Reinhart: Win via Decision (8-1)

Jordan Steen vs. B. Asala: Win via Technical Fall (10-0)

Jordan Steen will advance to the Gold Medal Final and face W. Decoteau (Regina Cougars)

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Frederique Choquette vs. K. Langford: Win via Fall

Frederique Choquette vs. A. Aghamirian: Win via Decision (9-1)

Frederique Choquette vs. B. Hildenbrandt: Loss via Decision (10-5)

Frederique Choquette will advance to the Bronze Medal Final and face J. Tholl (Regina Cougars)

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