CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Devon Carrillo '18 of the Wesleyan University wrestling team competed at the 2016 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships Friday at Cornell College.
Carrillo competed in the 197-pound weight class, and was paired against eighth-seeded Dennis Melendez of Hunter College in the first round. Melendez edged Carrillo with a 9-7
In the night session, the sophomore dual-sport athlete faced Mason Baumgartner of Concordia (Wis.) University, who lost to top-seeded David Welch of Roger Williams University in the first round (5-0 decision). Despite a strong performance, Carrillo was edged by Baumgartner by a 10-8 decision as he was eliminated from the national postseason tournament.
Carrillo's impressive sophomore campaign comes to an end, as he finished the season with a stellar 15-4 overall record. He qualified for the national tournament after placing third overall at the NCAA regionals, despite entering the field as the fifth-seed. Carrillo also received the Gorrarian Award for most pins, as he totaled three in five matches.
March 25, 2016 Several Cardinals Earn All-NEWA Awards
March 18, 2016 Siracusa, Carr named NWCA Scholar All-Americans
March 11, 2016 Carrillo Competes at NCAA Wrestling Championships
March 10, 2016 Carrillo Prepares for NCAA Wrestling Championships
February 24, 2016 Wrestling Prepares for Northeast Regional Championships
February 22, 2016 Five Cardinals Compete at NEWA Futures Tournament
February 9, 2016 Siracusa Named NEWA Wrestler of the Week
January 30, 2016 Wrestling Defeats Springfield Decisively, 36-8
January 23, 2016 Wrestling Finishes Fourth at NEWA Dual Meet Tournament
January 16, 2016 Wrestling Defeats WPI and Trinity, Falls to Roger Williams