The Keydet wrestling team had a highly successful 2021 season, defeating The Citadel, Davidson College, and Bellarmine University in Southern Conference dual matches.
It is the third-straight season under head coach Jim Gibson that VMI defeated The Citadel.
Tyler Mousaw ’24 had a 12-2 record with five pins at 197 pounds. He finished third in his weight class at the Southern Conference Championships Feb. 28, pinning his last two opponents. He earned a spot on the SoCon All-Freshman team, as did Blake Showers ’24. Showers, wrestling at 157 pounds, finished 8-5 on the season with five pins.
Mousaw and Zach Brown ’23 (184 pounds) ended the regular season nationally ranked in their weight classes. Brown was 9-4 on the year with four pins, and Job Chishko ’23 posted a 10-4 mark at 149 pounds.