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Carey Crowned UWW Junior Greco-Roman National Champion

Spencer Carey, Joshua Roetman and AJ Alford have qualified for the USA Wrestling Junior World Team Trials slated to be held June 9-10 in Lincoln, Neb.


Mids On The Mat at Maryland and F&M Open This Weekend

Navy leads the series against Maryland, 53-11-3, and have won three in a row including two straight in College Park.


Bernstein Takes Eighth at Southern Scuffle

The Mids will be back in action on Sunday when they travel to College Park to battle the Maryland Terrapins.


Four Mids Advance at Southern Scuffle

Jared Prince, (141) Corey Wilding (149), Zach Elvin (157) and Jadaen Bernstein (174) are one win away from placing at the Southern Scuffle.


Navy Wrestling to Ring in 2017 at Southern Scuffle

Jadaen Bernstein and Jared Prince enter the competition preseeded #7.


2016 Blue-Gold Duals

2016 Blue-Gold Duals

Alford in 2016-17 (Fr.):  Produced an 8-8 record in his rookie season, including a 22-6 tech fall over Johns Hopkins’ Dane Morgan in his first collegiate match ... the win over Morgan was his lone dual appearance of the year ... participated in four tournaments, including the Harold Nichols Open where he posted a 3-2 mark ... took third in the Greco Roman 79 kilogram weight class at the 2017 United World Wrestling Junior Nationals ... placed sixth at 79 kilograms in the UWW Junior Freestyle competition.

High School: A 2016 graduate of Fort Dorchester High School in North Charleston, S.C., Alford was a three-sport athlete who earned letters in wrestling (4) and cross country (1), while also playing football ... a four-time high school wrestling All-American who also garnered All-State (S.C.) recognition three times ... was the 2016 South Carolina State Champion at 170 pounds ... was a NHSCA Junior National Runner up and Fargo All-American ... placed third at the NHSCA Senior Nationals ... served as wrestling team captain four years ... member of the National and Spanish Honor Societies.

Personal: Son of Ahmed Sr. and Stephanie Alford ... father is a 1992 graduate of The Citadel where he played football ... brother, Gerald Johnson, is a 2014 graduate of The Citadel where he was a member of the wrestling team ... majoring in Chemistry.
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