Napier Concludes Stellar Season at Nationals

Napier Concludes Stellar Season at Nationals

ROANOKE, Va. - Jordan Napier battled two tough opponents, including the No. 8 wrestler in the nation in the 141-lb. weight class, at the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships on Friday March 8.

Napier (Indianapolis, Ind. / Perry Meridian) matched up with No. 8 David Flynn from Augsburg in his first bout of the day.  Flynn held a narrow 3-0 advantage after the first period.  In the second period, Flynn managed to pin Napier to the mat and won by fall at the 3:41 mark.

In the evening session, Napier faced Mario Vasquez of host Ferrum College.  Napier struck first in the match with a quick takedown.  Vasquez rallied back and took a slight lead at the end of the first period.  Vazquez maintained a slight edged over Napier the remainder of the match and earned a 15-8 decision.

Napier ended his junior campaign with an overall record of 37-9.