Air Force seniors Drew Pineda and Olawale Lawal repeated as the NCBA national champions of their respective weight classes on Saturday, April 6, as the Falcons' boxing team wrapped up competition at the 38th National Collegiate Boxing Association Championships.
With a 4-4 record, the Air Force boxing team split its slate of semifinal bouts during the second day of action (Friday, April 5) at the National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) National Championships in Mashantucket, Conn.
Highlighted by three victories, the Air Force boxing team opened competition at the National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) Championships in Mashantucket, Conn., on Thursday, April 4. Air Force posted a 3-4 quarterfinal record, with five boxers receiving first-round byes.
The Air Force boxing team looks to defend its team title this weekend, as it travels to Mashantucket, Conn., for the 2013 National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) Championships, which will be held at Foxwoods Resort Casino on April 4-6.
Backed by seven individual champions, the Air Force boxing team captured its 33rd regional title in the last 34 years during the final day of competition at the National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) Western Regional Championships in Reno, Nev.