AKRON, Ohio (Feb. 25, 2011) - CSU-Pueblo All-American Patrick Carey followed up his successful collegiate season with a strong amateur showing, placing second at the ASICS University Greco-Roman Nationals on Apr. 23.
Carey lost his best of three matches to potential USA Olympian, Pete Gounaridis, in the 120 kg. (264.5 pound) championship. Prior, Carey had won three straight matches, including a pin over Rider University's Evan Craig at 1:18, and winning best of three over Jacob Mitchell, a member of the NJCAA National Champion Clackamas (OR) Community College wrestling team.