Trio get bronze for Mac in wrestling


McMasterThree members of the McMaster Marauders wrestling teams found themselves on the medal podium at the conclusion of the 2013 Canadian Interuniversity Sport championships.

On Saturday (March 2), the Marauders got bronze medal performances from Nicole Roach, in the women’s 59-kilogram class; Jason Buckle in the men’s 61kg and Kevin MacLellan in the men’s 82kg.

Other top-six finishes on day-two of the event at London’s Western University came from:

Nicole Mazzara, 5th at 48kg; Ahmed Shamiya, 5th at 57kg; Chris Garneau, 5th at 65kg; Eric Steffler, 4th at 76kg; and Kevin Barret, 6th at 90kg.

In overall team standings, the Mac women finished in 11th place, while the Marauder men came sixth.

Brock (women) and Alberta (men) were the 2013 CIS team champions.