CGA to Host All-Academy Championships on Saturday

CGA to Host All-Academy Championships on Saturday

The Coast Guard Academy is proud to host the 20th Annual All-Academy Wrestling Championships this Saturday, February 1st beginning at 10 a.m. at the Merriman Gym in Roland Hall.

Eight colleges and several Service Academies make up the field for this event including Coast Guard, Merchant Marine and Norwich from Division III, along with Army, Navy, Air Force, VMI and The Citadel from Division I.

Navy has won five straight and nine of the last ten All-Academy Championships, with Army (2008) being the only other tea to win the event in the last ten years.

Tickets for the All-Academy Championships can be purchased at the door. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for anyone 15 years of age or younger. Coast Guard cadets will be admitted free.

The first round will begin on Saturday at 10 a.m., semifinals and consolation matches are at noon. The consolation semifinals and the third place matches will begin at 2 p.m. with the finals to start at 4 p.m.