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Prairie Fire wrestling wins fourth place match during Porter Duels (gallery)

Hosting the ninth annual Chuck Porter Duels, the Prairie Fire wrestling team competed against Wabash College, North Central College, Luther College, and Calumet College of St. Joseph Saturday, January 4 in the T. Fleming Fieldhouse.

Knox was defeated in the first three rounds of the duels, defeating Calumet in the fourth place match 34-17.

Freshman Matt Surprenant won two matches against North Central and Calumet, helping lead the Prairie Fire in points.

Casey Mendoza
Casey Mendoza is a senior majoring in political science and double minoring in philosophy and Chinese. This is her fourth year working at The Knox Student, previously as a photographer and photo editor. Casey is the recipient of two awards from the Illinois College Press Association for photo essays. During the summer of 2014, Casey also worked as a photography intern for the Galesburg Register-Mail, covering local community events and working alongside award-winning reporters and photojournalists. During the winter and spring of 2015, Casey studied journalism and new media in Washington DC, learning more about the world's political arena, networking and gaining a greater understanding of the field. There, she worked as a Production Assistant at a documentary film company, The Biscuit Factory. During the summer of 2015, Casey will help produce a documentary on airline reservation technology for the Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC).

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