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Alumni roundup: SOU’s Cowger wins 3rd regional wrestling title


February 21, 2017

Southern Oregon University senior wrestler Tyler Cowger placed first at 149 pounds for the third year in a row Saturday, Feb. 18, at the NAIA Western Regional Qualifier in Redding, C salif. {{more}

Cowger, who will attempt to become SOU’s seventh fourth-time All-American, ran his win streak to 13 and his season record to 29-4 with little trouble.

He shut out his first three opponents – Eastern Oregon’s Jared Neiss (8-0), Menlo’s Jeff Uyesaka (16-0) and Embry-Riddle’s Anton King (4-0). In the finals, he took care of Embry-Riddle’s Jerod Booth, 6-2.

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