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Roberts, Coon to Be Honored Saturday at Michigan vs Illinois Dual

By MI Grappler, 01/10/19, 10:30AM EST


Fowlerville Pair Won USA Wrestling's Jacob Curby Award (Photo: USAWrestling)

Fowlerville natives and 2018 World Team members Dalton Roberts and Adam Coon will be honored with the Jacob Curby Memorial Award at Michigan's dual versus #19 Illinois on Saturday.  

The award is given by USA Wrestling annually to a wrestler that has displayed the strong personal character and commitment to the sport of Greco-Roman wrestling that Jacob Curby demonstrated.  Coon is the recipient for the Colorado Springs training center, Roberts for the NMU training site.  

In 2018, Roberts had a breakout year winning both the US Open and the World Team Trials en route to his first senior-level World Championships berth.  Coon followed up a stellar NCAA season by winning a World Silver Medal in Budapest.  

In addition, Saturday will be Alumni night in Ann Arbor and Michigan will be honoring the 30th anniversary of its 1988-89 team.  Tickets can be purchased here.