Air Force senior Jesse Stafford has been named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association's (NWCA) Individual All-Academic team for the 2014-15 wrestling season, as announced by the organization.
The 2014-15 award winners for the Air Force wrestling team were honored recently at the team's annual banquet. Earning top honors was senior Jesse Stafford, who was the recipient of the Falcons' Outstanding Wrestler award.
Air Force wrestling had seven athletes compete at the 2015 Asics Opens Wrestling Championships, held May 5-9, in Las Vegas, Nev. The Falcons competed across three separate levels of competition with senior Jesse Stafford and junior Marcus Malecek competing in the U.S. Senior Open, the highest level of competition at the event.
Air Force wrestling head coach Sam Barber will be the head coach for the United States Greco-Roman Junior Pan-American Team, as it competes at the Pan-American Championships, May 6-8, in Havana, Cuba.