Three Builders Earn All-American Honors At NCWA Nationals

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. -- The Apprentice School wrestling team ended its season on Saturday at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association National Championships and took home three All-American honors and ended up in 11th place with 61 points.

Senior Marcus Chevres took third place at 133 pounds to complete his four-year career as the second Apprentice School wrestler to be a four-time NCWA All-American.  The Norfolk, Va. native lost in the semifinals Saturday morning, but won a pair of consolation round matches including a tech fall win for third place to end his senior season with a stellar 30-4 record.  He ends his career as the all-time leader in victories (134) and sixth in single-season winning percentage (88.2%).

Junior Ty Ford won his first NCWA All-American honor as he ended sixth at 125 pounds.  The Norfolk, Va. native went 4-3 in the tournament and ended his third year with a 27-11 record.  Freshman Ian Jones also won his first NCWA All-American honor coming in seventh at heavyweight.  A native of Painesville, Oh., Jones ended the tournament 3-3 and finishes his freshman season with a 31-16 record.