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Freshman wrestler takes pair of titles

Freshman heavyweight wrestler Josh Etu took first place in both the University Greco-Roman and University Freestyle Championships at the 2000 University National Championships last weekend.

By defeating Oregon State's Andy Bowlby, a top-10 Olympic prospect, for the Greco-Roman title, Etu became the first wrestler in Virginia history to win the University National Championships.

Etu went on to best Ohio All-American Tim Courtad to take the freestyle title.

Overall, Etu went 3-0 in Greco-Roman competition and 5-0 in freestyle matches in the tournament held at Northwestern University. He will compete in the Greco-Roman style at U.S. Nationals in Las Vegas April 20-22. Finishing in the top eight will earn Etu an automatic invitation to compete in the Olympic Trials.

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