Harper wins 2010 NJCAA Wrestling Championship
February 27, 2010
DES MOINES, IOWA -- Harper College (Ill.) captured the 2010 NJCAA Wrestling Championship Saturday, Feb. 27 in Des Moines, Iowa. The Hawks accomplished the feat as a non-scholarship awarding program.
Harper's 137 team points was well in front of Iowa Central's 116 in the final standings. Labette Community College (Kan.) came in third with 105.5 points, North Idaho College was fourth with 99 points and St. Louis CC - Meramec (Mo.) rounded out the top five with 96.5 points.
Iowa Central was the champion among scholarship schools, which marks the fifth-straight time the Tritons have been the top scholarship program.
Josh Kratovil was the lone Harper wrestler to capture a national title, defeating Vinny Pisani of Iowa Central 10-4 in the championship match of the 141 pound weight class. Four other Harper wrestlers earned All-American status. Luke Roth took second at 157 pounds, Jordan Bakley finished third at 174 pounds, Eduardo Domingguez was fourth in the 125 pound weight class and Mike Dace placed fourth at 165 pounds.
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