The Maryland wrestling team had its overall best performance in the team's 50-year history at the USA Wrestling Junior & Cadet National Championships this month.
A record total of 21 All-American honors were earned by 15 Maryland wrestlers, including two national championships, and six double All-American placements from the 65 wrestlers who made the trip to Fargo, North Dakota. A wrestler earns All-American by placing in the Top 8 in a weight class.
Maryland placed eighth overall in Junior Greco-Roman among 47 teams.
Among those single winners was John Carroll's Chris Almony, who finished fifth in the 152-pound Cadet Greco-Roman competition. But Almony's story is...