Lakehead Wrestlers find success at the Canada Cup

Jul 2 | News, Wrestling

Lakehead wrestlers, Madison Clayton and Marco Palermo, found themselves a spot on the podium at the Canada Cup this past Canada Day weekend. Clayton and Palermo took to the mats on Sunday, June 30th in Calgary and placed second and third respectively.  Palermo also took part in the Non-Olympic Senior World Trials…


Jun 10 | News, Wrestling

GET TO KNOW THUNDERWOLVES WRESTLING SUPERSTAR MARCO PALERMO – VARSITY ATHLETE Q&A The Thunderwolves are back this week to showcase another one of our incredible athletes. It’s time you learned a little more about LU wrestler MarcoPalermo. Check it out! Name: Marco Palermo Sport: Wrestling Program: Business Commerce Year: 3rd Year   Q: How long have you been wrestling? A:8 years…

Thunderwolves wrestling team adds recruit Jessica Hong

Apr 15 | News, Wrestling

The Lakehead Thunderwolves wrestling team is happy to announce the signing of Jessica Hong of Ottawa, Ontario. “We are very excited having Jessica join our program in the Fall,” Thunderwolves coach Francis Clayton says. “She is a natural 49-50kg wrestler, and will give our team depth in the lighter weight classes.” “I’m…

Thunderwolves athletes honoured at annual banquet

The Lakehead Thunderwolves Athletics family celebrated the 2018/2019 this afternoon by handing out their awards at the Annual Awards Gala. Leashja Grant of the women’s basketball team earned the Female Athlete of the Year award and Wrestling’s Marco Palermo walked away with the Male Athlete of the Year award. Grant, who hails…

Thunderwolves wrestlers claims two medals at USPORTS national championships

Feb 24 | News, Wrestling

Lakehead’s wrestling team competed at the USPORTS national championships in Calgary this weekend, and the Thunderwolves will return home with two medals: Marco Palermo earned gold in men’s 61kg, and Megan Smith grabbed bronze in women’s 48kg. “A lot of things came together,” head coach Francis Clayton said, “I’m happy our athletes…

Thunderwolves wrestling to send 12 to national championships

Feb 20 | News, Wrestling

Lakehead’s wrestling team heads to Calgary late this week for the USPORTS national championships, with 12 Thunderwolves athletes making the trip. Nine wrestlers qualified through the OUA championships, and three more through a new wildcard process that fills each weight class into an eight-person bracket. “It’s a good group we’ll be sending,”…

Wrestlers collect 9 top-three finishes at OUA Championships

Feb 2 | News, Wrestling

Lakehead’s wrestling teams competed at the OUA championships today, with both men’s and women’s squads taking finishing third overall, taking home bronze medals. Lakehead’s wrestlers finished 2nd overall among all schools in men’s and women’s combined points. “We had a strong day,” Thunderwolves wrestling coach Francis Clayton said. “It was nice to…

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