Sheldon Russell

Digest: Terps' Bannister places first at Mat-Town Open

Digest: Terps' Bannister places first at Mat-Town Open

Maryland redshirt junior Alfred Bannister earned a first-place finish in the 149-pound division at the Mat-Town Open wrestling tournament Sunday in Lancaster, Pa. Bannister's finish is his second placing of the season. He previously placed second at the Princeton Tigers Open. The La Plata native went 3-0 en route to the top overall finish, with each of his wins coming by fall. Bannister won all three of his bouts in the first period, with two of the wins coming in less than 32 seconds. His championship match against Jake Keating of Virginia was sealed with a pin just 31 seconds into the match. Maryland freshman Braeden Alevizatos came...

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