Women's Wrestling

Colorado Mesa's Mendoza wins bronze at Junior Pan-Am Games

Alma Mendoza captured the women's wrestling silver medal in her weight class Thursday at the Junior Pan American Games in Guatemala, finishing 2-1.

The Colorado Mesa sophomore-to-be defeated Krizia Roa Ortega of Peru 4-0 in her first match of the round-robin 68-kilogram (149 pounds) bracket, then lost to eventual champion Thamires Machado of Brazil 11-1. She rebounded to defeat Berit Johnson of Canada 3-2 to claim the silver medal.

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