4 women wrestlers from OCU in Olympic trials

Wednesday, June 11th 2008, 8:51 am
By: News 9

Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Four women's wrestlers from Oklahoma City University are set to participate in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials.

Sara Hilliard, Lacey Novinska, Stefenie Shaw and Ashley Sword will seek berths on the national team during the event, which will run from Friday through Sunday in Las Vegas.

Shaw is the fifth seed and Hilliard is the seventh seed in the 63 kilogram (138 pound) weight class.

In the 72 kilogram (158 pound) class, Novinska is the sixth seed and Sword is the ninth seed.

OCU coach Archie Randall says the event will be good preparation for the four wrestlers and will give them an opportunity for international exposure.