Four Division III teams will participate this weekend at the Grapple at the Garden in New York City’s Madison Square Garden. This will be the third year that the Grapple at the Garden has taken place. Stevens Institute of Technology, Southern Maine, Muhlenberg, and Mount St. Vincent will each wrestle this Sunday in the first two rounds of the event. At 8:00am, Southern Maine will wrestle Stevens, while Mount St. Vincent will take on Wheeling Jesuit. At 10:00am, Southern Maine and Muhlenberg will square off. Tickets are still available HERE.
Along with matches mentioned above, there will be many other duals featuring DI, DII, and NCWA programs, and a special dual meet between two teams composed primarily of MMA fighters. Among these wrestlers is former Johnson & Wales standout Brennan Ward. Finally, the two main event exhibitions will be a freestyle match between American Tervel Dlagnev and Russian 6x World Champion Khadzhimurat Gatsalov along with a greco-roman match between 2014 World Champion and 2012 Olympic silver medalist Arsen Julfalakyan of Armenia and 4x NCAA Champion Kyle Dake.