NIC wrestler signs with University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
North Idaho College returning All-American wrestler Josh Edmondson signed with the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.
Edmondson was a walk-on to the Cardinal wrestling team, redshirting in 2003-2004. He placed third at the 2005 National Junior College Athletic Association national tournament in 2005, his freshman year. He wrestles at 184 and is a physical education major from Medical Lake, Wash.
At Medical Lake High School, Edmondson was a three-time state placer, including one state championship, with a 122-9 prep record.
UTC’s wrestling team was ranked among the national top 25 programs in two preseason polls this year, projected 22nd by Wrestling International Newsmagazine and 25th by The Wrestling Mall. The UTC wrestling team finished 21st at the 2005 NCAA Division 1 championships after claiming their 20th championship in the Southern Conference.
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NIC Head Wrestling Coach Pat Whitcomb, (208) 769-7870Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005