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Falcon wrestler adds more gold to her trophy case

Mar 30, 2017 | Community Relations
ChiChi nwankwo


Foster High School wrestler Nkechinyere “ChiChi” Nwankwo added to her championship credentials, winning the U.S. Marine Corps Girls Junior Folkstyle Nationals at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. 

Nwankwo is also a two-time state champion, winning at 205 lbs. in 2016 and in the 185-lb. division in 2017. Her national title came March 25 at 180 lbs. 

Collegiate wrestling, sometimes known in the United States as folkstyle wrestling, is a style of amateur wrestling practiced at the college and university level in the United States. Collegiate wrestling emerged from the folk wrestling styles practiced in the early history of the United States.