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Wrestler wins bronze for Canada

October 11, 2012
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SFU wrestler Danielle Lappage earned a bronze medal for Canada Oct. 4 at the 2012 World University Championships.

The senior, who wrestles in the 63kg category, won three matches total to earn her medal.

In the qualification round, she beat Paulina Grabowska of Poland, and then lost to Russia’s Inna Trazhokova in the quarterfinals, but secured a spot as the second repechage finalist.

In the repechage, Lappage knocked out her Austrian challenger and defeated Julie Guillaume of France for the bronze.

SFU teammate Victoria Anthon of California placed ninth in the women’s 48kg category for the U.S.

The Clan women’s wrestling team opens the 2012-13 collegiate season Oct. 20 against the Oklahoma City Duels in Oklahoma City, Okla.

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