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USA Wrestling to live stream University World Team challenge matches

By Richard Immel USA Wrestling | June 22, 2014, 9:11 p.m. (ET)
 
 Nahshon Garrett vs. Matt McDonough at the 2013 NCAA
Championships. Tony Rotundo Photo.
USA Wrestling will provide a live stream of the Freestyle University World Team challenge matches on Monday, June 23 at 3:00 p.m. EDT.

The best-of-three challenge series will determine the University World Team spots at 57 kg/125.5 lbs., 97 kg/213 lbs. and 125 kg/275 lbs.

Third place finisher at the World Team Trials, Matt McDonough (Iowa City, Iowa/Titan Mercury WC) will face University National Champion Nahshon Garrett (Ithaca, N.Y./Cornell University) for the spot at 57 kg/125.5 lbs.

World Team Trials runner-up, Dustin Kilgore (Colorado Springs, Colo./Sunkist Kids/OTC) is challenging University National Champion Chad Hanke (Dayton, Ore./Titan Mercury WC) for the spot at 97 kg/213 lbs.

The final best of three series to determine the University World Team roster will feature Tyrell Fortune (Portland, Ore./Titan Mercury WC), the third place finisher at the World Team Trials, against University Nationals runner-up Austin Marsden (Crystal Lake, Ill./Titan Mercury WC) for the spot at 125 kg/275 lbs.

Jordan Oliver (Stillwater, Okla./Titan Mercury WC) was scheduled to face Anthony Ashnault (South Plainfield, N.J./Rutgers) for the roster spot at 65 kg/143 lbs., however Oliver elected not to compete in this event. Ashault will be the University World Team representative at this weight class.

All three best-of-three series will air from the campus of Arizona State University live on TheMat.com.
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