Keydets Conclude Wrestling Season

Two cadet-athletes in wrestling match.

Tyler Mousaw ’24 competes at the SoCon championship meet.—Photo courtesy VMI Keydets.

The young Keydet wrestling team had several top moments in the 2021-22 season. The campaign opened with five VMI grapplers placing at the Southeast Open, including Zach Brown ’23 in second at 184 pounds in the open competition. Isaac Dolph ’24 took third in the 285 freshman/sophomore field, and Blake Showers ’24 was fourth at 157.

Tyler Mousaw ’24 placed fourth at 197 pounds at the Navy Classic Nov. 20, while Brown took sixth. The Keydets started the dual season with a 24-22 win over Long Island University and also bested Bellarmine (29-10), and Presbyterian (28-18) in Southern Conference matches.

Mousaw finished fourth at the SoCon Championship meet and finished the year 14-9 with five pins