2017 PATH TO FARGO #9

2017pathbannergb12017 brings us 2 Olympic Freestyle Gold Medalists and the 9th season of the Path to Fargo.

There are a few minor changes this year. The girls team has grown so big that it now requires its own program. More details to follow HERE

The boys will continue down the Path leading up to Fargo, where the Cadet and Junior Nationals take place.  All information is being periodically updated at the link below.

http://marylandwrestling.org/path-tournaments/

Posted in News | Comments Off

2017 MSWA Age-WT State Championship Series Success

2017 Ag-Wt bannerGreat job by all wrestlers, coaches and parents and the hosts of the five MSWA qualifiers.  Over 200 more wrestlers have participated in the qualifiers this year than last year!  Thanks for the all of the support and interest to help make the MSWA Age-Wt Series a success.  490 different wrestlers qualified this year and 450 registered/advanced.

SERIES RESULTS

FEB 11-12-AGE-WT STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS-North County High School 10 E 1st Ave, Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Posted in News | Comments Off

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY

67b35567-42be-47d8-b3e3-1afd908d8609Extreme winter conditions may affect the travel to an MSWA event.  We will make a decision to either continue the event as planned, delay the start of the event, or postpone/cancel the event.

Our decision will not only be based on road conditions and forecasts, but also the hosting school’s snow policy.  Most times, at least 12 hour notice from the start of the event (weigh-in) will be provided.

All updates will be on our website, facebook, twitter, and e-mail blasts from registration list and our mass e-mail marketing campaign.

We want everyone to be safe while traveling to and from our events. We do not wish to put anyone’s lives in jeopardy.

UPCOMING EVENT STATUS

Feb 5th-MSWA Future Champions at McDonogh-on as scheduled

Feb 5th-MSWA Girls Folkstyle State Championship at McDonogh-on as scheduled

Feb 11-12th-MSWA Age-Wt State Championships at North County HS-on as scheduled

Feb 26th-MSWA Future Champions Finale at Northeast HS (Pasadena)-on as scheduled

Mar 7th-MSWA Senior All Star Classic at McDaniel College (Westminster)-on as scheduled

Mar 7-MSWA All Academic Team Awards at McDaniel College (Westminster)-on as scheduled

Posted in News | Comments Off

2017 Maryland Mason Dixon Quad Team

15894367_1404573436241307_1630218999127737088_nCongratulations to all who represented the 2017 Maryland Mason Dixon Quad Team who squared off against National Teams from Pennsylvania and New Jersey (Virginia elected not to attend).  In order of weight:

60 Tremaine Jackson, Kent
65 Morgon Corwine, Warhawks
70 Gage Owen, Maniacs
75 Conner Bollinger, Warhawks
80 Richard Fedalen, Warhawks
85 John Reho, Navy Jr.
90 Joey Couch, MSJ Titans
95 Paul Ognissanti, Warhawks
100 Lucas Ognissanti, Warhawks
105 Joseph Fisk, MSJ Titans
110 Carson Kist, Smyrna
115 Matthew Lawrence, Warhawks
120 Bradley David, MSJ Titans
130 Ian Ferguson, Urbana
140 Antonio Bradford, Warhawks
150 James Parana, Seahawks
165 Chase Schultz, Mt airy

 

Posted in News | Comments Off

MSWA Age-WT State Championship Series Returns

2017 Ag-Wt banner

Five qualifying tournaments plus State Championship Tournament returns for 2017.

All information may be found HERE

Posted in News | Comments Off

MSWA Future Champions 2017!

The MSWA is proud to present the 2016-17 Future Champions Series, events hosted across the state of Maryland for beginner and experienced wrestlers.

FutureChampionsMedal_horizantal_small

Wrestlers generally have 1-3 years under their belt and are grouped together with 4 closet in weight.  Each will receive an attractive medal!

All information can be located HERE

Posted in News | Comments Off

MSWA Youth Matches to be Featured at College Tri at AU!

aucu

approximately 11:45am after Campbell vs Clarion Dual

  • Bri Csontos (VA) vs Shaina Murray (NJ)
  • 122ish-Andrew Guttentag (B&O Outlaws) vs Esteban Matiella (Bandits)
  • 88ish-Isaac Guttentag (B&O Outlaws) vs Duncan Christensen (Bandits)
  • Tifanni McNelis (PA) vs Lisa McChesney (Northeast)

approximately 1:45pm after Campbell vs. AU Dual

  • 77ish-Coleman Nogle (B&O Outlaws) vs Mekhi Neal (Rampage)
  • 88ish-Grayson Wendel (B&O Outlaws) vs Sean Coughlin (Bandits)
  • Heidi Richardson (Mt Airy) vs Ryan Ropella (VA)

 

Posted in News | Comments Off

LETTER FROM MARYLAND WOMEN’S DIRECTOR

It is an exciting time to be a female athlete in Maryland with inspirational Helen Maroulis (Rockville, MD) who just won an Olympic Gold Medal to go with her 2015 World Gold Medal.  We kick off 2016-17 season with a free clinic and free entry into tournament on November 12 at Northeast HS (Pasadena, MD)freegirlsclinicThe MSWA is in the third full season of organized women’s wrestling lead by Maryland Women’s Director Jani Palmer.  Our girls membership grew by 56% last year!  There are plenty of opportunities for girls to gain experience, training, competition, and funding toward national events.

Please read Jani’s LETTER HERE

Posted in News | Comments Off

HELEN AND KYLE COMING TO MARYLAND-OCT 1!

HELEN AND KYLE COMING BACK TO MARYLAND-OCTOBER 1st!

2016banquetbanner

On October 1st, the MSWA presents its 4th annual Coaches Clinic featuring Olympic Gold Medalists from Maryland, Helen Maroulis and Kyle Snyder at 4pm (HS kids and under free to attend the 4pm session but must register).

Clinic will also feature Virginia Tech Head Coach Kevin Dresser and Brown University Head Coach and Maryland’s own Todd Beckerman; plus Brad Howell, Rohan Murphy, Ronnie Wuest, and Gene Zannetti!

Coaches who attend the clinic will receive free gifts from vendor sponsors including Cliff Keen, WIN Magazine, MyHouse Apparel and MORE!

An awards banquet will conclude the clinic and will honor the Maryland All Americans, Triple Crown Winners, Eareckson Award Recipient Alan Meltzer, plus Helen and Kyle and the 4 Olympic wrestlers in Maryland Kerry Mccoy, Rob Eiter, Lloyd Keaser, and Ernie Fischer.

sprint

1972 Ford Mustang Sprint Edition Classic Muscle Car will be on hand for photo ops thanks to Rusty Smith

More info HERE

Posted in News | Comments Off

Path to Fargo Season #8 is here!

2016path

DON’T MISS SEASON #8 of the MSWA’s Path to Fargo Program.  Be inspired by two Maryland wrestlers, Helen Maroulis and Kyle Snyder, who took the Path to Fargo and later became WORLD FREESTYLE CHAMPIONS!

This is a World Class Training Program with World Class Olympic Style instruction led by Olympians, top college, high school, and club coaches, preparing and developing athletes for National Level Competitions.

TIMELINE (for more detailed timeline, please visit HERE)

HOW TO MAKE TEAM & EARN COST REDUCTION CLICK HERE

LEADERBOARD HERE

PHASE I-Path to Fargo events between April 9 and May 15 are 4 Tournaments and 4 Clinics available to all ages, skills, and wrestlers from anywhere, while the Maryland Freestyle and Greco State Championships (Sunday May 15-moved from May 14) is only open to Maryland and DC Residents.  Qualify at States to participate in the exclusive National Team events below and earn cost reduction off of trip balance by participating in the Path to Fargo

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

PHASE II-Camp Preparation between May 21 to June 5 help prepare wrestlers for team competitions, including Schoolboy Duals, Cadet Duals, and East Coast Duals.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

PHASE III-Fargo Training between June 16 and July 12 is only available to wrestlers attending Fargo or the Kids Nationals.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

PHASE IV-COMPETE!

USA WRESTLING KIDS NATIONALS DELLS, WI-July 6-8

USA WRESTLING CADET AND JUNIOR NATIONALS-FARGO, ND-July 15-24

 

Posted in News | Comments Off