US Freestyle World Team Trials finals results

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | June 10, 2017, 11:11 p.m. (ET)

The U.S. Senior Freestyle World Team was determined during the Championship Finals at the Bob Devaney Center in Lincoln, Neb., in front of a finals crowd of 4,622 for the final session.


Champions have earned a spot on the 2017 U.S. Senior World Team, which will compete in Paris, France, August 21-26.


Complete story to follow




At Lincoln, Neb., June 10


Championship Series Best-of-Three Finals


57 kg/125.5 lbs. –Thomas Gilman, Iowa City, Iowa (Hawkeye WC) dec. Tony Ramos, Chapel Hill, N.C. (Sunkist Kids WC/Tarheel RTC), two matches to none

Bout One – Gilman dec. Ramos, 4-3

Bout Two – Gilman dec. Ramos, 7-2


61 kg/134 lbs. – Logan Stieber, Columbus, Ohio (Titan Mercury WC/Ohio RTC) dec. Kendric Maple, West Lafayette, Ind. (Titan Mercury WC/Boilermaker RTC), two matches to none

Bout One - Stieber dec. Maple, 9-8

Bout Two – Stieber tech. fall Maple, 10-0


65 kg/143 lbs.– Zain Retherford, Benton, Pa. (Nittany Lion WC) dec. Frank Molinaro, Blacksburg, Va. (Titan Mercury WC/Nittany Lion WC), two matches to one

Bout One – Molinaro dec. Retherford, 7-6

Bout Two – Retherford dec. Molinaro, 6-0

Bout Three - Retherford dec. Molinaro, 7-4


70 kg/154 lbs.– James Green, Lincoln, Neb. (Titan Mercury WC/Nebraska WTC) dec. Jimmy Kennedy, Ann Arbor, Mich. (New York AC/Cliff Keen WC), two matches to none

Bout One – Green dec. Kennedy, 6-0

Bout Two – Green dec. Kennedy, 8-5


74 kg/163 lbs.– Jordan Burroughs, Lincoln, Neb. (Sunkist Kids/Nebraska WTC) dec. Kyle Dake, Ithaca, N.Y. (Titan Mercury WC/Finger Lakes RTC), two bouts to one

Bout One – Dake dec. Burroughs, 6-6

Bout Two – Burroughs dec. Dake, 8-4

Bout Three – Burroughs dec. Dake, 5-3


86 kg/189 lbs. – J’den Cox, Columbia, Mo. (Titan Mercury WC/Missouri WF) dec. David Taylor, State College, Pa. (Titan Mercury WC/Nittany Lion WC), two bouts to one

Bout One – Taylor dec. Cox, 9-3

Bout Two – Cox dec. Taylor, 4-3

Bout Three – Cox dec. Taylor, 6-2


97 kg/213 lbs.– Kyle Snyder, Woodbine, Md. (Titan Mercury WC/Ohio RTC) dec. Kyven Gadson, Ames, Iowa (Sunkist Kids), two matches to none

Bout One – Snyder tech. fall Gadson, 10-0, 2:38

Bout Two – Snyder tech. fall Gadson, 13-2


125 kg/275 lbs.– Nick Gwiazdowski, Raleigh, N.C. (Titan Mercury WC/Wolfpack RTC) dec. Dom Bradley, Ames, Iowa (Sunkist Kids), two matches to none

Bout One – Gwiazdowski dec. Bradley, 5-0

Bout Two – Gwiazdowski dec. Bradley, 3-1