Prevost Eliminated From NCAA Championships

March 22, 2002

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

University of Wyoming sophomore LeviPrevost, the lone Cowboy representative at the 2002 NCAA WrestlingChampionships in Albany, N.Y., was eliminated from the 157 pound weightdivision Thursday after dropping his first two matches in thedouble-elimination tournament.

Prevost, who qualified as a wild-card selection from the West Regional,squared off against Purdue's Brad Harper in his opening match, losing aclose decision 3-2. Prevost was sent to the consolation bracket wherehe fell to Kent State's Mike Tolar 16-9. Prevost ended the season withan overall record of 17-9.

This was the second consecutive season Prevost qualified for the NCAAChampionships. As a freshman last year Prevost also went 0-2.