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Maroulis, Miller, Burkert prevail at Phase II World Team Trials

By Craig Sesker
USA Wrestling

FARGO, N.D. – Helen Maroulis is just 22 years old.

But she’s headed to her fifth World Championships.

Maroulis swept Sarah Hildebrandt in two straight matches to win a title at 55 kg/121 lbs. at the Phase II World Team Trials in women’s freestyle Saturday night at the Fargo Dome.

Maroulis, a 2012 World silver medalist, won by fall and technical fall over a top young prospect in Hildebrandt. Maroulis, ranked No. 3 in the World, has made the last four U.S. World Teams.

“I had to be really disciplined and have a lot of patience,” Maroulis said. “I just tried to get in a zone and just wrestle. Last year, it didn’t go my way at Worlds. This year, I’ll be ready.”

Continue Reading at TheMat.com: Maroulis, Miller, Burkert prevail at Phase II World Team Trials in women’s freestyle.

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