Two UNB wrestlers were away in Vancouver, British Columbia this weekend at the Simon Fraser University International Open. Shawn Daye-Finley won the SILVER medal in the men's 74kg weight class and Sam Stewart won GOLD in the women's 55kg class.
On the way to the finals, Daye-Finley defeated Brock Lamb of SFU, Stephen Clark of the University of Regina, and Sam Sepehpour. In the final Daye-Finley went the distance with Bears Wrestling Club's Roger Alves, conceding 2-0 to finish with the silver medal.
Stewart started off the day defeating Bianca Arizpe of Menlo College and Krystine Paquette of the Bears Wrestling Club by 7-0 technical superiority. In the final she defeated Titan Wrestling Club's Tamara Tillman with a 5-point salto for the gold medal.
Stewart and Daye-Finley are among a number of UNB wrestlers heading down to New York City this coming weekend to compete in the NYAC Holiday International Invitational.