Concordia University (Neb.) sophomore Adam Joseph (Hastings, Neb.), freshman Jacob Williams (Rio Rancho, N.M.) and senior Julian Silva (Covina, Calif.) remained alive as the final day of competition began at the NAIA National Championships for Wrestling in Des Moines, Iowa on Saturday, Mar. 3.
Joseph kicked things off for the Bulldogs at the 133-pound class in the consoalation semi-finals. A 9-6 loss to Cambellsville's Tim Thurston sent Joseph into the fifth-place match. Joseph closed his season with a victory, an 8-6 decision over Nathan Galloway of Shorter Collegee to take fifth place.
Both Williams and Silva dropped their opening matches on Saturday, settling for an eighth place finish.
Williams dropped a 13-7 decision to Lindsey Wilson's Issac Thomas, while Silva was pinned by Jesse Alter of Missouri Valley College at 4:28.
NAIA Wrestling National Championships Results
for Concordia on Saturday, Mar. 3
133 - Adam Joseph's place is 5th and scored 18.00 team points.
Cons. Semi - Tim Thurston (Campbellsville) won by decision over Adam Joseph
(Concordia) (Dec 9-6)
5th Place Match - Adam Joseph (Concordia) won by decision over Nathan Galloway
(Shorter) (Dec 8-6)
141 - Jacob Williams's place is 8th and scored 11.00 team points.
7th Place Match - Isaac Thomas (Lindsey Wilson) won by decision over Jacob
Williams (Concordia) (Dec 13-7)
197 - Julian Silva's place is 8th and scored 6.00 team points.
7th Place Match - Jesse Alter (Missouri Valley) won by pin over Julian
Silva (Concordia) (Pin 4:28)