TOPEKA, Kan. – Five years ago, Campbellsville University was celebrating Tommy Pretty's 133-pound NAIA Wrestling National Champion and immediately began looking for its next one.
Head Coach Franky James went back to his hotbed – the Ohio State Tournament – seeking to sign Davion Caston, a fourth-place 119-pound finisher from Sandusky High School.
TOPEKA, Kan. – Campbellsville University wrestling has a chance to make history this evening, as the Tigers advanced two grapplers to the NAIA Wrestling Championships finals for the first time since 2012. It's only the third time in program history CU sent two to the finals, doing so in 2007 and 2012.
Davion Caston, a 133-pound junior college transfer from Darton College (Ga.) and senior 174-pounder Travis McIntosh both collected semifinal wins Saturday morning for a chance to battle the top-ranked wrestler in their weight for the championship.
TOPEKA, Kan. – Davion Caston and Travis McIntosh continued their win streak from the NAIA East Regionals an advanced to the NAIA National Championships semifinals with a pair of wins Friday in the Kansas Expocentre.
The duo is joined by junior Shawn McGhee as the three All-Americans for the seventh-ranked Campbellsville Tigers, which finished Day 1 in seventh-place as a team but within striking distance of the Top 5.
TOPEKA, Kan. – Only four of Campbellsville University's 10 qualifiers have been on the NAIA national stage before, but head coach Franky James has high hopes for his seventh-ranked team entering Friday's NAIA Wrestling National Championships at the Kansas Expocentre.