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Navy Shuts Out George Mason, 43-0; Zack Davis Earns 100th Career Victory

Navy's last shut out over a DI program was in December of 2006 (Rutgers, 42-0).


Bonus Points Prove Costly in Loss to Duke

The Blue Devils recorded two pins to Navy's one to break a 22-22 tie and win the match.


Mids Come From Behind for Conference Road Win Over American

Navy won the final six matches of the night, including a win by fall by senior Michael Coleman in the final bout.


Road Duals at American and Duke Ahead for Navy Wrestling

The Midshipmen stand 5-1 this season, including 2-1 in EIWA action.


#6 Lehigh Hands Navy First Dual Loss of the Season

The Mids came into the match having won each of their first five duals.


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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