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For Harvard wrestling, the 2013-2014 season was a roller coaster of highs and lows from the very beginning. The squad saw injuries, comebacks, upsets, and no shortage of tough competition throughout the year, finishing with an overall record of 4-8 and going 4-7 in EIWA conference competition.
Harvard wrestling’s Todd Preston has seen no shortage of tough competition. The sophomore has matched up against some of the top wrestlers in the country in several tournaments. However, even with this experience under his belt, the toughest match of Preston’s career took place entirely off the mats.
Sophomore Todd Preston, pictured above, reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championships.
Sophomore Todd Preston’s run to the quarterfinals was the highlight of Harvard’s appearance in the NCAA Championships.
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Sophomore Todd Preston captured Harvard wrestling’s first individual EIWA crown in four years at the EIWA Championships this past weekend. The 141-pounder came back in second sudden victory overtime for the win.
A season of hard work, grueling training and dedication finally culminated for the Harvard wrestling team this weekend at the EIWA Championships in Philadelphia. But no season came to a more illustrious fruition than Todd Preston’s.
After a hard fought weekend, the team notched one confirmed bid to NCAA’s and a 12th place finish overall.
Unfortunately for the Crimson, the new venue was not enough to end the dual meet portion of its schedule on a winning note, as Harvard fell, 29-12, at the hands of No. 25 Lehigh.
The Harvard wrestling team got off to a slow start on Friday, dropping seven of its first eight matches on the road against Columbia. The Crimson (4-7, 3-7 EIWA) rallied to win its last two matches but ultimately suffered a 33-10 defeat at the hands of the Lions (7-6, 4-5 EIWA) at the University Gym in New York.
The Harvard wrestling team outpaced Brown from the very beginning this past Saturday afternoon, seizing control from the outset and holding on to claim the victory. The Crimson (4-6, 3-6 EIWA) outlasted the Bears (3-8, 1-7) on the road for the second consecutive year, notching the win with a final score of 30-10.
Two weeks ago, Harvard wrestling dug itself out of a serious deficit to claim the win. The squad found itself in an almost identical situation twice this weekend, but this time, it was unable to claw its way back into the lead on either occasion.
Harvard received a crucial pin from junior co-captain James Fox, shown here in previous action, wrestling against Boston University.
No match was more crucial to the Crimson's comeback than junior co-captain James Fox’s first period pin of BU’s Kristian Meyer in the penultimate battle of the day.