lofstedtmitch.jpgTwo former Roseburg High standouts are second-place finishers at the 52nd annual National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Wrestling Championships at Abe Lemons Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  The brothers are members of the Southern Oregon University wrestling squad.

Trevor Lofstedt, a senior with the Raiders, lost to Lindenwood University senior Ray Stephens Saturday night for the NAIA championship at 133 pounds. 

HIs younger brother, SOU freshman Mitchell Lofstedt, lost to senior Cory Borges of Montana State-Northern in the 125 pound championship match Saturday night. Borges had previously defeated Lofstedt in the regional championships February 21 at Menlo College in Atherton, California.

Southern Oregon finished second in the nation behind Lindenwood.


(Photo by Tim Bogan: Mitchell Lofstedt pins an earlier opponent at Abe Lemons Arena)