The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades Wrestling Team completed their seventh competitive season in style. The UFV Cascade wrestlers capped the 2020 season with four medals at the U Sport National Championships hosted by Brock University in St Catharines, Ontario. Coach Gurjot Kooner was encouraged by the competitive performance of the Cascade wrestlers. All five Cascade Wrestlers attending the U Sport National Championships placed in the top 5 and four of them finished in the top 3 with only 1 loss in the tournament. The UFV Men’s team finished 8th in the team standings out of 16 teams.
U SPORT Championship Results
Karan Dhillon 90 Kg Silver & All-Canadian Team
Jason Bains 100Kg Silver & All-Canadian Team
Ali Rahguzar 68 Kg Bronze
Calista Espinosa 48 Kg Bronze
Amarvir Atwal 76 Kg Fifth Place
The Can West Wrestling Championships was hosted by the University of Calgary Dinos and was the final U Sport qualification tournament. All Five Cascade Wrestlers qualified for the U Sport Nationals.
CAN WEST Championship Results
Amarvir Atwal 76 Kg Gold & CanWest Athlete of the Year
Jason Bains 100 Kg Gold
Karan Dhillon 90 Kg Silver
Ali Rahguzar 68 Kg Silver
Calista Espinosa 48 Kg Silver
Overall, it was a wonderful performance by all athletes and coaches!
Any athlete that will be attending the University of the Fraser Valley in 2020-2021 interested in participating on the UFV Cascade FREESTYLE Wrestling Team should contact Coach Gurjot Kooner