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05/09/2017

Navy Wrestling Awards Handed Out

Among the award winners were all four of Navy's 2017 NCAA qualifiers - Jadaen Bernstein, Steban Cervantes, Michael Coleman and Jared Prince.

05/03/2017

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.

01/07/2017

141-Pound Navy Tandem Places Second and Third at F&M Open

Navy had four wrestlers finish among the top six in their respective weight classes.

01/06/2017

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.

Carey in 2016-17 (Fr.):  Closed out his freshman year with a 6-6 record ... competed at the East Stroudsburg Open, the Franklin & Marshall Open and the Edinboro Open ... pinned SUNY-Sullivan’s Kahhar Roufai in just over two minutes at the East Stroudsburg Open to earn his first collegiate victory ... scored a last-second move over Adam Blees to win the Greco-Roman 79 kilogram weight class at the 2017 United World Wrestling Junior Nationals in Las Vegas ... easily cruised past his first three opponents - Aaron Trystad of Otero (11-0), Fritz Schierl of Ohio Regional Training Center (10-0) and Anthony Sherry of Powerhouse (8-0) - defeating the trio by a combined 29-0 mark ... he went on to face Adam Blees from the Minnesota State Moorhead Dragons in finals where he found himself down 4-0 after the opening period ... Carey, however, battled back and with 30 seconds to go in the match, he snapped Blees into a front headlock and was able to scoot behind him for the takedown to draw to within one (4-3) ... as time expired, Carey was awarded the match-winning points by executing a gut wrench and claimed the national title by a 6-4 count.

High School: A 2016 graduate of DePaul Catholic High School in Wayne, N.J., Carey was a four-year wrestling letter winner, who led his high school to state championships from 2014-16 ... placed seventh at the Fargo Cadet Greco Nationals in 2014 and sixth at the 2015 Fargo Junior Freestyle Championship ... finished second at the 2015 UWW Greco Nationals and seventh at the 2016 New Jersey State Championship ... served as junior class president and is a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Sean and Cynthia Carey ... brother, Nick, is a redshirt sophomore wrestler at American University ... majoring in Computer Science ... earned a 3.18 grade-point average in his first semester at the Academy and was named to the Commandant’s List.
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