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Forys Named Most Outstanding Wrestler at Doug Parker Invite

Forys Named Most Outstanding Wrestler at Doug Parker Invite

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Roy Forys was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler at the Doug Parker Invitational on Saturday, hosted by Springfield College, as he helped lead the Wesleyan wrestling team to a sixth-place finish out of 17 teams. Forys won the 165-pound title to claim the award.

Springfield won the tournament with 111.5 points and two first-place finishers, while Centenary took second (102.5) and Southern Maine claimed third (97.5). Rounding out the top-five were the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (94.5) and East Stroudsburg (88.5). Wesleyan took fifth with 73.5 points ahead of Little Three rival Williams who placed seventh with 64. 

TOURNAMENT HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Forys was excellent on Saturday as he went 5-0 and defeated the No. 2 ranked 165-pound wrestler in the country, Nick Remke of Coast Guard, by an 8-5 decision in the finals.
  • At 133, Dylan Jones went 3-1 overall and made his second finals appearance in as many weeks as he took second overall.
  • Rounding out the top performances on the day for Wesleyan were Zack Murillo and Shane Ross. Murillo placed 5th at 125 with a 4-1 record, and Ross claimed third at 149 with a 4-1 mark as well.

UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals return to the mats on Saturday, Dec. 1 and will compete at the RIT Invitational beginning at 9 a.m.