This year’s tournament was held in the Snyder Center and featured ninety-six wrestlers from forty-one schools competing in thirteen weight classes- twelve Madison Weights, eight-person brackets, and one round-robin five-person bracket. Phillips Academy came away with the team title with 148 points, 3 champions, and 7 other placers. Choate Rosemary Hall took 2nd place, with 2 champions and 3 other placers. West Nottingham Academy from Maryland took 3rd place, with 1 champion and 3 other placers. The two “Outstanding Wrestler” awards were awarded to Calli Gilchrist of Choate Rosemary Hall and Daniella Nugent ’25 of Phillips Academy.

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Andover’s “Team Abbot” won the team crown for the third year in a row.

Phillips Academy head coach and tournament founder and director Kassie Bateman shared highlights from Andover's tournament champions, “In the finals, Suhaila Cotton ’24 was down 6-9 in the third period with just over a minute left. She hit a beautiful Peterson to reverse her opponent to her back and get the pin, winning the title at 112 lbs. Dani Nugent ’25 won a tough 1-0 decision in her finals match. The first period was scoreless; in the second period, Dani took bottom and was able to score an escape and get the 1-0 lead. In the third period, she stayed tough on top to keep her 1-0 lead and earn the victory. Eleanor DeHoog ’24 had a rematch with her opponent from last year who pinned her during the tournament. Mentally prepared for a tough match, Nor outscored her opponent 7-0 to win her bracket.”

Marisol Nugent ’20 leading the technique clinic. Marisol Nugent ’20 leading the technique clinic.

Before the competition, Marisol Nugent ’20, led the participants in a technique clinic. Coach Bateman introduced Nugent, “Marisol Nugent is an eight-time USAW All-American, with high school accolades that include Super 32 Champion and National Prep Champion. Her college resume is even more impressive. She is a three-time age group world team member. She is now at the University of North Carolina and is the first Division One female wrestler in the Atlantic Coast Conference. She is a 2023 Midlands Champion, a 2023 Princeton Open Champion, and a 2023 U23 National Finalist. This is the second time Marisol Nugent has been our guest clinician, and we are delighted to welcome her back!”

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This year’s tournament was held in Phillips Academy's Snyder Center.