|Posted by Jason Nickal on May 22, 2012 at 10:55 AM|
BROWN ATHLETICS ANNOUNCES 2012 AWARD WINNERS AT FOURTH ANNUAL SENIOR BANQUET
Brown's award for the outstanding Freshman Male Varsity Athlete of the Year was presented to freshman wrestler Ophir Bernstein (Allen, Texas), who earned All-Ivy honors after posting a 27-15 overall record in 2011-2012. He placed fourth at the EIWA Championship and claimed a berth in the NCAA Wrestling Championship in St. Louis, Mo. Of the 33 wrestlers who qualified for the NCAA Tournament at 184 pounds, Bernstein was one of only four freshmen in the weight class. He finished the season as the number 14th ranked first-year wrestler in the country by Amateur Wrestling News.