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Three Lehigh wrestlers earn All-American honors

Published On: Mar 20 2014 06:04:52 PM CDT
Updated On: Mar 21 2014 10:19:45 PM CDT

Three Lehigh wrestlers earn All-American honors

Three Lehigh wrestlers earned All-American honors at the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Oklahoma City Friday night, while Northampton grad Jimmy Sheptock reached the NCAA title bout.

Mitch Minotti, now a freshman at Lehigh, lost to Blue Mountain grad Josh Kindig in the 149-pound semifinals.

Kindig, now at Oklahoma State, will wrestle for an NCAA championship Saturday night.

Minotti joined fellow Lehigh wrestlers Mason Beckman and Becahi grad Darian Cruz as All-Americans for Lehigh.

Meanwhile, Northampton grad Jimmy Sheptock won his semifinal to earn a berth in Saturday's championship bout.

Sheptock, now at Maryland, is undefeated on the season and the No. 1 seed in the 184-pound weight class.

The NCAA Championships are set for 8pm Saturday night in Oklahoma City.