Shuler Competes At Midland Championships

Dec. 30, 2003

Evanston, Ill. (December 30, 2003) -- University of Wyomingwrestler Andrew Shuler completed competition at the 2003Midland Championships Saturday in Evanston, Ill. Shuler, asenior from Madison Heights, Va., posted a 2-2 record in thetwo day tournament improving his overall season record to13-4. His 13 victories is the second best record on theCowboy squad.

Shuler headed into the tournament ranked No. 15 in thenation according to Intermat Wrestling. In his first bout hedefeated Brandon Kaufman of Harvard by a score of 7-0. Inthe round of 16 Shuler was defeated by No. 18 Paul Siemon ofHofstra 4-1. The senior would then bounce back and take downMatt McCarty of Michigan State 7-1. In his final bout,Shuler fell to Nick Baima of Northern Iowa by tie breaker,5-5.

Shuler was the only Cowboy wrestler to compete in thetournament. The Cowboys are scheduled to compete at the 2004Virginia Duals in Hampton, Va. Jan. 9-10.