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    2015 Henry Wittenberg Wrestling Tournament

    Friday, February 13 - Monday February 16, 2015 

     

      Please check back on Monday, September 8, 2014 for updated forms for the 2015 Henry Wittenberg Wrestling Tournament

     

     

    The 19th Annual Yeshiva University Henry Wittenberg Wrestling Invitational was an incredible success.

     

    First Place: Torah Academy of Bergen County - TABC, Teaneck, New Jersey

    Second Place: Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School, Livingston, New Jersey

    Third Place: SAR Academy High School, Riverdale, New York

    Fourth Place: New Community Jewish High School, West Hills, California

     

    Congratulations to our Place Winners:

    2 additional Awards:

        Sam Shpall from NCJHS won the Dominator Award (most pins in the least amount of time - 4 pins in 1m 57s)

        Coby Kestler from KA won the Coach's Award for Most Outstanding Wrestler

     

    See the 2014 Yeshiva University Wittenberg  Invitational booklet for a listing of Teams and Rosters and see tournament pictures on Flickr.

    Please stay tuned for video of the finals.

     

    2014 Wittenberg Wrestling Tournament: Friday, February 14 - Monday, February 17, 2014

     The highlight of the Yeshiva High School wrestling year, the annual Henry Wittenberg Wrestling Tournament welcomes high school competitors from across the country for first-rate competition. The event, which takes place at the Max Stern Athletic Center on Yeshiva University's Wilf Campus in Washington Heights, is also an opportunity for young men to gather for community and celebration--and for high school students who might be interested in YU to get a sense of the campus and community.

    Now in its 19th year, the tournament weekend usually includes a YU-sponsored Shabbaton, often with an invited guest. Alan Veingrad, a former NFL offensive lineman turned observant Jew, shared words of inspiration with the participating wrestlers. Benjamin Anthony, an IDF reservist who founded Our Soldiers Speak, addressed the participants, providing his firsthand, front-line combat soldier account of the virtues of Israel's army.

    The tournament is named for YU's former wrestling coach and legendary Olympic medalist, Henry Wittenberg, who founded the school's wrestling program in 1955 and was the team's first coach. He passed away in 2010 at the age of 91.

     

    For information regarding tournament policy in the event that a wrestler is injured, please see our Injury Policy.

     

    The following forms must be filled out:

    School Participation Form

    Travel Itinerary Form

    Wrestler Participation Form

     

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