Lady Viking Wrestlers Compete North of the Border

Posted: Nov 18, 2012 9:17 AM

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MARSHALL, MO -- The Missouri Valley College women's wrestling team headed to Canada for Saturday's Harry Geris Memorial Duals at Western University in Ontario, Canada. The Lady Vikings were going up against some of the best collegiate women's wrestling programs from both the United States and Canada.

In the team competition the Lady Vikings started off well, as they were able to defeat MacMaster University of Ontario by a 13-12 score. The Lady Vikings were then defeated by Simon Fraser University 26 to 5. In dual number three MVC was defeated by Calgary University 26 to 5. The Lady Vikings were held off by Lakehead University from Ontario byt a 22-12 scoreline.

The Lady Vikings finished in eighth place at the event. Up next for the Lady Vikings is a home dual against Missouri Baptist University. Women's dual gets underway at 6 p.m., followed by a men's dual with Missouri Baptist University at 7 p.m. at the Burns Athletic Complex. This will be the final home event of the season for the women's wrestling team.

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