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State Representative Pody Presents Resolution to CU Wrestler

5/5/2015

State Representative Mark Pody recognized CU Wrestler Jake William’s accomplishment by presenting him with a House Joint Resolution.

 

This past spring Cumberland University’s Jake Williams won his second national title at 149 in extra time in the final session of the 58th Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships in Topeka, Kan.

This week State Representative Mark Pody made a special visit to campus to recognize William’s accomplishment by presenting him with a House Joint Resolution. The resolution highlighted his student-athletic abilities and being the first two-time national wrestling champion in Cumberland University history.

The match went to sudden victory and Williams finished off his second straight national title with a takedown and then a near fall in the final 30 seconds of that period, taking a 10-5 Decision. He became the first two-time national champion in Cumberland history and earns the program fourth overall national title.

Williams will also be honored on the floor of the Tennessee State House of Representatives during its next session.