Hemida enters the consolation bracket, where his run will continue Friday.
The Terps want to build on last year’s 12th place conference finish.
Having more fun helped the 141-pounder come out on top.
The Terps struggled without their top three wrestlers.
Both McCoy and Valmon competed in and coached at the Olympics.
“The plan is that he keeps grinding, putting the work in and he peaks at the right time.”
The senior is seeded 14th in the 133-pound bracket.
Hemida has a quiet personality, but is aggressive on the mat.
The Terps placed 14th after the first day of competition.
Maryland’s young wrestlers showed promise with individuals wins against Indiana.