Four CSC Eagles In Action At the National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championships


 Four members of the Chadron State College women’s wrestling team will look to earn All-American status when they compete at the National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championships in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Friday and Saturday.
The four qualifiers all earned their trip to nationals by placing in the top four of their respective weight class at the regional tournament in Denton, Texas on February 25. They are Mana ChanthasoneHeavynne Robles-WrightAna Rojas-Zamora and Kamila Montenegro.
Chanthasone, a freshman from Liberal, Kansas, will begin the tournament with a matchup against Lexi Doerflinger of Hiram at 101 pounds. Chanthasone, who placed fourth at regionals, and Doerflinger, who placed third, both won two matches to qualify for the national tournament.
Doerflinger is currently 34-15 during her freshman season. The winner will face #6 Jessica Corredor of King University in the round of 16.
At 109 pounds, Heavynne Robles-Wright, a sophomore from Las Cruces, New Mexico, earned a trip to nationals with a fourth-place finish at regionals. Her first opponent on Friday will be Emily Mendez of Adrian College.
#10 Mendez has a record of 27-8 on the season after being the NCWWC Region III runner-up. The winner of Robles-Wright and Mendez’s match will face #2 Ava Bayless of Iowa.
Regional runner-up, Ana Rojas Zamora, will face Alyssa Mahan of Presbyterian in the round of 32 at 123 pounds.
Rojas Zamora, a sophomore from Sweeny, Texas is 22-11 overall while Mahan was the Region II runner-up and holds a record of 34-12. The winner will face #6 Alexandra Fitzgerald of Sacred Heart in the round of 16.
Montenegro, a senior from Las Vegas, Nevada, is making her third consecutive trip to the national tournament, this time competing at 191 pounds.
The senior will face #7 Madeline Hodges of Sacred Heart in the round of 32. Hodges is 23-7 overall after being named the NCWWC Region I runner-up. Montenegro earned CSC’s second regional title ever two weeks ago while improving her record to 25-7.
The winner will face #5 Sydney Manos of Aurora.
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