NMU wrestler aiming for the Olympic Games

Nov 18, 2019

MARQUETTE, MI--   A Northern Michigan University wrestler is headed to the Olympic Trials. 

Spencer Woods in red
Credit Northern Michigan University

Olympic Training Site Greco-Roman wrestler Spencer Woods finished second at the Bill Farrell Memorial held in New York City this weekend. Woods competes at 77 kilograms. He won four straight matches, outscoring his opponents 24-6. His performance secured him the opportunity to compete in the Olympic Trials April 4-5 in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Woods joins teammates Dalton Roberts and Alston Nutter, as well as eight NMU alumni, who have qualified for the Olympic Trials. The next opportunity to qualify is December 20-22 at the U.S. Senior Open in Fort Worth, Texas.