Maryland senior Jimmy Sheptock placed second in the 184-pound division at the 2014 NCAA championships Saturday night, losing to Penn State's Ed Ruth, 7-2, in the final at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.
The senior's finish is the highest for a Terp since Gobel Kline won the title at 152pounds in 1969.
It was also the first second-place finish for Maryland since Ernie Fischer was the runner-up at 167 pounds in 1954.
“I'm really proud of Jimmy,” Maryland coach Kerry McCoy said. “He had an awesome career and will go down as one of our program's best.”
Sheptock, however, expressed disappointment with the near-miss.
“I'm a two-time All-American,...