Navy owns a 10-5 series advantage against Drexel, defeating the Dragons, 25-14, in their last meeting on Jan. 15, 2016.
Six different teams have won the team title in each of the last six years.
Navy will send its starting lineup to compete at the Eastern Michigan Open, while also sending a number of wrestlers to Ursinus for the Fall Brawl.
The Mids lost just two matches on the afternoon.
The Mids will battle Delaware Valley and Thaddeus Stevens Tech before its annual Blue-Gold Challenge Matches.
2016 Blue-Gold Duals
• 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.