DAY THREE: Ron Tassoni at the NCAA Championships

Posted: 11th March 2016 by Generals Wrestling in Uncategorized

A running update on Ron Tassoni’s trip to the NCAA DIII National Championships in Cedar Rapids, IA. Check here frequently to follow Ron’s journey to earn Washington & Lee University’s first All-American honors since Richard Redfoot in 1988.

Competition Begins: Friday March 11



Opening Parade of Participants… 180 wrestlers from 59 schools are represented!

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Warm-Ups…

Nationals_Arena1

 

Ron had a tough first match against a returning 2x National Champion and #1 seed. He was pinned in the 2nd period, but will wrestle again tonight. Round 2 begins at 6:00 pm (CST) with Ron likely to wrestle at around 7 pm (CST). He must win two matches tonight to advance to tomorrow’s round and be guaranteed a top 8 All-American finish. First up tonight is Rhode Island College’s Brandon Conrad. Follow with this link for LIVE VIDEO 

Nationals_RonvLefever

  1. Robert Humston says:

    Awesomeness.

  2. Ray Gross says:

    (Brutal draw!) Congrats and respect for the effort throughout four long years.

  3. […] alumni participation also helped make the camp a great experience for the wrestlers. Ron Tassoni ’16 and Richard Redfoot ’89 returned to campus to work with the campers, along with Perry Lloyd […]