McMann wins gold medal White and Edwards claim silver medals at Clansman International in Canada N

By Gary Abbott | Nov. 15, 2000, 12 a.m. (ET)
Sara McMann (Lock Haven, Pa./Sunkist Kids) claimed a gold medal in the women's division, the top U.S. performance at the 2000 Clansman International Tournament in Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada, Nov. 10-11. McMann, a member of the 2000 U.S. Women's World team, claimed the gold medal at 136.5 pounds after defeating Viola Aiken of Saskatoon, Canada in the finals. McMann was the top athlete in a weight class of nine entries. Winning a silver medal in the men's freestyle division were two members of the Boise State Univ. wrestling team: Kirk White (Boise, Idaho/Bronco WC) at 152 pounds and Cash Edwards (Boise, Idaho/Bronco WC) at 187.25 pounds. White was defeated by Zolton Hunyady of Guelph, Canada in the championship finals. White was a 1999 NCAA champion for Boise State, and is competing as a senior on the college level this year. Edwards was defeated in the finals by 2000 Canadian Olympian Justin Abdou of the Burnaby Mountain WC. Winning bronze medals from the United States were Katie Downing (Pendleton, Ind./UM-Morris) at 149.75 pounds in the women's division and Troy Hall (Forest Grove, Ore./Pacific Univ.) at 152 pounds in the men's division. CLANSMAN INTERNATIONAL at Coquitlam, Canada, Nov. 10-11 Women's medalists 46 kg/101.25 lbs. - Gold - Julie Harris (UCWC/Canada); Silver - Carol Huynh (Burnaby Mt./Canada); Bronze - Tanya Mair (Guelph/Canada) 51 kg/112.25 lbs. - Gold - Atsuko Shinomura (Japan); Silver - Lyndsay Belisle (Burnaby Mt./Canada); Bronze - Teresa Piotrowski (Guelph/Canada) 56 kg/123.25 lbs. - Gold - Tonya Verbeek (Brock/Canada); Silver - Melissa Kindratsky (UCWC/Canada); Bronze - Breanne Graham (UCWC/Canada) 62 kg/136.5 lbs. - Gold - Sara McMann (Sunkist Kids/USA); Silver - Viola Aiken (Saskatoon/Canada); Bronze - Emily Richardson (Burnaby Mt./Canada) 68 kg/152 lbs. - Gold - Shannon Samler (Burnaby Mt./Canada); Silver - Laura Jones (Brock/Canada); Bronze - Katie Downing (UM-Morris/USA) Women's teams - 1. Burnaby Mountain WC,32 pts.; 2. Univ. of Calgary WC, 21 pts.; 3. Brock Univ., 20 pts.; 4. (tie) United States, Japan, Guelph, 10 pts.; 7. Salisbury, 7 pts.; 8. UM-Morris, 5 pts.; 9. Bears-Edmonton, 4 pts.; 10. Peninsula, 3 pts. Outstanding Wrestler - Atsuko Shinomura (Japan), 51 kg Men's medalists 54 kg/119 lbs. - Gold - James Crowe (Brock/Canada); Silver - Raz Gul (Burnaby Mt./Canada); Bronze - Mike Stitt (U of Calgary/Canada) 58 kg/127.75 lbs. - Gold - Saeed Azerbaijani (Brock/Canada); Silver - Adrian Wooley (Brock/Canada); Bronze - Andy Hutchinson (U of Calgary/Canada) 63 kg/138.75 lbs. - Gold - Nazir Lal (Burnaby Mt./Canada); Silver - James Cako (Guelph/Canada); Bronze - Jeremy Podlog (Burnaby Mt./Canada) 69 kg/152 lbs. - Gold - Zoltan Hunyady (Guelph/Canada); Silver - Kirk White (Boise State/USA); Bronze - Troy Hall (Pacific/USA) 76 kg/167.5 lbs. - Gold - Sean Pierson (Brock/Canada); Silver - Nick Ugoalah (Burnaby Mt./Canada); Bronze - Jeremy Cruise (Guelph/Canada) 85 kg/187.25 lbs. - Gold - Justin Abdou (Burnaby Mt./Canada); Silver - Cash Edwards (Boise State/USA); Bronze - Dante Berlinger (Brock/Canada) 97 kg/213.75 lbs. - Gold - Owen Dawkins (Bears/Canada); Silver - Randeep Sodhi (Burnaby Mt./Canada); Bronze - Ted Smith (Burnaby Mt./Canada) 130 kg/286 lbs. - Gold - Baljit Sull (Burnaby Mt./Canada); Silver - Erik Kirshnel (Saskatoon/Canada); Bronze - Carlo Panaro (Bears/Canada) Men's teams - 1. Burnaby Mountain WC, 56 pts.; 2. Brock Univ., 37 pts.; 3. Guelph, 30 pts.; 4. Univ. of Calgary, 16 pts.; 5. Edmonton Bears, 15 pts.; 6. Boise State, 14 pts.; 7. Pacific Univ., 9 pts.; 8. Saskatoon, 7 pts.; 9. Team Impact, 6 pts.; 10. Washington, 3 pts. Outstanding Wrestler - Nazir Lal, Burnaby Mountain, 63 kg U.S. women placewinners 46 kg/101.25 lbs. - Julie Gonzales (Peninsula), 4th 68 kg/152 lbs. - Katie Downing (UM-Morris), 3rd U.S. men placewinners Men's medalists 54 kg/119 lbs. - Corey Owen (Washington), 4th 54 kg/119 lbs. - Kahaa Rezantez (Pacific Univ.), 5th 69 kg/152 lbs. - Kirk White (Boise State), 2nd 69 kg/152 lbs. - Troy Hall (Pacific Univ.), 3rd 85 kg/187.25 lbs. - Cash Edwards (Boise State), 2nd 97 kg/213.75 lbs. - Anthony Hanzel (North Idaho), 6th 130 kg/286 lbs. - Johnathan Small (Pacific Univ.), 5th