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Amazing Performance's by University of the Fraser Valley Cascades Wrestling

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

Phone: 778-908-7073.



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