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  1. Here is a link to order our outstanding preview magazine http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1367465
  2. Overall Once again we have shown how accurate our rankings are with another great year for the final rankings. Note that our rankings are locked before sectional and these do not take into account injuries or semi-state draws as the state series progresses. This year we had a record 175 ranked wrestlers that made it to state. The top weight classes were 120 with 15 of the 16 state qualifiers being ranked. Also 132 had 14 ranked wrestlers and 106, 126, 152, and 182 all had 13. Unfortunately bringing up the rear was 195lbs with only 10 ranked wrestlers. That shows you how crazy of a weight that was. 2016- 175 2015- 172 2014- 171 2013- 171 2012- 170 2011- 157 2010- 159 2009- 143 106lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Devon Casebolt-Castle Hunter Watts-Jimtown Trey McCartney-Harrison (WL) First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #2 Ty Mills- Brownsburg vs. #16 Gavin Rose- Greenfield-Central #5 Tanner DeMien- Northwood vs. #9 Jacob Moran- Crown Point #4 Kory Cavanaugh- Penn vs. #20 JC Herring- Oak Hill #11 Brycen Denny- Monrovia vs. #6 Sammy Fair- Perry Meridian #13 Lukasz Walendzak- Indianapolis Cathedral vs. #8 Asa Garcia- Avon 113lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Jabin Wright- Kokomo Hunter Whitman- Jimtown Donovan Johnson- Logansport Hayden Lohrey- Shenandoah First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #3 Skylour Turner- Warren Central vs. #16 Dalton Craig- Jennings County #8 Baxter Annakin- Castle vs. #12 Jordan Slivka- Indianapolis Cathedral #2 Alec White- New Palestine vs. #10 Alex Mosconi- Indian Creek #7 Austin Slates- Penn vs. #14 Geoffrey Davis- F.w. Wayne #20 Christian Mejia- Elkhart Memorial vs. #15 Colin Poynter- Portage 120lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 15 Unranked qualifiers: Adam Davis- Culver Academies First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #7 Blake Mulkey- Brownsburg vs. #18 Mason Mendez- Bellmont #15 Jonathan Moran- Crown Point vs. #14 Ethan Smiley- Beech Grove #4 Hunter Langeloh- Columbia City vs. #12 Noah Hunt- Bloomington South #10 Caleb Bocock- Lebanon vs. #2 Jeremiah Reitz- Griffith #1 Drew Hildebrandt- Penn vs. #20 Isaac Castro- Lawrence North #6 Kyle Luigs- Evansville Mater Dei vs. #5 Blake Glogouski- Fairfield #11 Christian Hunt- Yorktown vs. #3 Graham Rooks- Columbus East 126lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Travis Davenport- Oak Hill Reese Rodriguez- Hammond Morton Bryce Niewoehner- Kankakee Valley First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #8 Marcus Mejia- Elkhart Memorial vs. #7 Logan Dilbeck- Gibson Southern #4 Austin Holmes- Hamilton Southeastern vs. #9 Michael DeLaPeña- Merrillville #3 Gaige Torres- Portage vs. #11 Johnny Loos- Franklin County #19 Dawson Combest- Columbus East vs. #15 Jon Becker- Bellmont #14 Jack Franklin- Homestead vs. #6 Isaac Gomez- Plainfield 132lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 14 Unranked qualifiers: Nathan Conley- Avon Aaron Orr- Rochester First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #4 Brendan Black- Hobart vs. #17 Josh Elpers- Evansville North #16 Boone Welliever- Southmont vs. #8 Owen Doster- New Haven #11 Fernando Luevano- West Noble vs. #13 DJ Brookbank- Perry Meridian #5 Drake Rhodes- Homestead vs. #18 Skyler Collins- Frankfort #3 Elliott Molloy- Danville vs. #7 Kris Rumph- Portage #1 Chad Red- New Palestine vs. #9 Daniel Gunsett- Bellmont 138lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 12 Unranked qualifiers: Nathan Housholder- East Noble Cole Lukaszka- Benton Central Gabe Lane- East Central Jerrod Smith- Carmel First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #3 Evan Eldred- Westfield vs. #16 Brooks Wathen- Jennings County #14 Riley Rasler- Prairie Heights vs. #8 Jason Crary- Munster #11 Tristan Dembowski- Valparaiso vs. #18 Colt Rutter- Yorktown #10 Cale McCoy- Northview vs. #4 Matthew McKinney- Warren Central 145lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 12 Unranked qualifiers: Matthew Cullen- Avon Szhantrayle Roberson- Kokomo Clay Jones- Lafayette Jefferson Clayton Cowan- Hamilton Heights First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #8 Austen Laughlin- South Bend Riley vs. #20 Derrick Motley- North Central (Indianapolis) #2 Jared Timberman- New Palestine vs. #6 Triston Rodriguez- Culver Community #19 Tyler Crowl- Floyd Central vs. #7 Kenny Kerrn- Jimtown #5 Isaac Eicher- Leo vs. #10 Austin Bethel- Mount Vernon 152lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Jacob Clark- Avon Matt Burns- Hobart Jacob Ferris- Hamilton Southeastern First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #3 Trent Pruitt- Warren Central vs. #15 Mitch Lehman- Evansville Mater Dei #12 Diego Lemley- Chesterton vs. #17 Hunter Bates- Adams Central #13 Peyton Sturgill- Peru vs. #9 Denzyl Prentice- Penn #1 Steven Lawrence- Portage vs. #19 Cross Dietrich- Columbia City #5 Elijah Dunn- Indian Creek vs. #6 Brett Johnson- Perry Meridian 160lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 12 Unranked qualifiers: Mitchell Mundy- Southridge Jed Levitz- Prairie Heights T.C. Perry- Southern Wells Sam Bublick- Carmel First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #18 Gleason Mappes- Center Grove vs. #9 Tavonte Malone- South Bend Adams #10 Jarod Swank- Penn vs. #7 Burk VanHorn- Franklin #5 Cayden Whitaker- Martinsville vs. #13 Oszkar Kasch- Crown Point #8 Tony Busse- Bellmont vs. #2 Alston Bane- Richmond 170lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 12 Unranked qualifiers: Jacob Hendrich- Northview Nick Ritchie- Elkhart Memorial Zach Davis- F.W. Concordia Lutheran Steven Trammell- Lawrence Central First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #2 Nathan Walton- Brownsburg vs. #6 Tristan Goering- South Bend Riley #15 Tanner Webster- North Montgomery vs. #3 Jacob Gray- Delta #9 Thomas Dull- Terre Haute North vs. #8 Ismael Cornejo- Portage #5 Bryce Baumgartner- Bellmont vs. #13 Dezmen Goddard- Warren Central #4 Hunter Mote- Delphi vs. #12 Kameron Fuller- Jeffersonville 182lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Bristen Dial- Brown County Grant Goforth- Indian Creek Russell Gibbs- Lake Central First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #2 Andrew Davison- Chesterton vs. #16 Spencer Irick- Hamilton Southeastern #5 Andy Kohler- Jay County vs. #13 Hunter Dalton- Bloomington North #6 CJ Damler- Brownsburg vs. #10 Caleb Hankenson- Bellmont #9 Zach Worm- Southmont vs. #7 Isaac James- Lowell #17 Ashton Mutuwa- Hanover Central vs. #3 Cameron Jones- Lawrence North 195lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 10 Unranked qualifiers: Keith Barclay- South Spencer Derrick Craig- New Albany Luke Elliott- Eastbrook Beck Davis- Garrett Damari Embery- South Newton Cedrick Vakalahi- Penn First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #8 Nick Fox- Carmel vs. #11 Isaac McCormick- Brownsburg #5 Kurtis Wilderman- Evansville Mater Dei vs. #10 Kolby Ferris- Hamilton Southeastern #20 Scottie Evans- Delta vs. #17 Evan Larsen- Hanover Central 220lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 12 Unranked qualifiers: Joey Pier- Yorktown Patrick Ernst- Mishawaka Marian Donnie Crider- Harrison (wl) Brandon Streck- Merrillville First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #4 Evan Ellis- Eastern (Greentown) vs. #16 Scott Fuller- Zionsville #8 Sam Hipple- Carmel vs. #10 Derek Paz- Goshen #1 Kobe Woods- Penn vs. #15 Tristin Choate- Mount Vernon #13 Blake Davis- Garrett vs. #9 Ryan Guhl- Indianapolis Cathedral 285lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 12 Unranked qualifiers: Austin Fleck- Evansville Mater Dei DeAndre Hodge- Marion Dan Phifer- Tipton Austin Dollens- Westfield First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #15 Owen Perkins- Oak Hill vs. #17 Isaiah McWilliams- South Bend Washington #19 Chris Ridle- Perry Meridian vs. #4 Quinn York- Franklin #1 Shawn Streck- Merrillville vs. #12 Braxton Amos- Prairie Heights #6 Robert Samuels- Lawrence North vs. Austin Fleck- Evansville Mater Dei #18 Nick Mammolenti- Jimtown vs. #11 Givoni Murillo- Portage
  3. Overall Once again we have shown how accurate our rankings are with another great year for the final rankings. Note that our rankings are locked before sectional and these do not take into account injuries or semi-state draws as the state series progresses. This year we had a record 175 ranked wrestlers that made it to state. The top weight classes were 120 with 15 of the 16 state qualifiers being ranked. Also 132 had 14 ranked wrestlers and 106, 126, 152, and 182 all had 13. Unfortunately bringing up the rear was 195lbs with only 10 ranked wrestlers. That shows you how crazy of a weight that was. 2016- 175 2015- 172 2014- 171 2013- 171 2012- 170 2011- 157 2010- 159 2009- 143 106lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Devon Casebolt-Castle Hunter Watts-Jimtown Trey McCartney-Harrison (WL) First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #2 Ty Mills- Brownsburg vs. #16 Gavin Rose- Greenfield-Central #5 Tanner DeMien- Northwood vs. #9 Jacob Moran- Crown Point #4 Kory Cavanaugh- Penn vs. #20 JC Herring- Oak Hill #11 Brycen Denny- Monrovia vs. #6 Sammy Fair- Perry Meridian #13 Lukasz Walendzak- Indianapolis Cathedral vs. #8 Asa Garcia- Avon 113lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Jabin Wright- Kokomo Hunter Whitman- Jimtown Donovan Johnson- Logansport Hayden Lohrey- Shenandoah First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #3 Skylour Turner- Warren Central vs. #16 Dalton Craig- Jennings County #8 Baxter Annakin- Castle vs. #12 Jordan Slivka- Indianapolis Cathedral #2 Alec White- New Palestine vs. #10 Alex Mosconi- Indian Creek #7 Austin Slates- Penn vs. #14 Geoffrey Davis- F.w. Wayne #20 Christian Mejia- Elkhart Memorial vs. #15 Colin Poynter- Portage 120lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 15 Unranked qualifiers: Adam Davis- Culver Academies First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #7 Blake Mulkey- Brownsburg vs. #18 Mason Mendez- Bellmont #15 Jonathan Moran- Crown Point vs. #14 Ethan Smiley- Beech Grove #4 Hunter Langeloh- Columbia City vs. #12 Noah Hunt- Bloomington South #10 Caleb Bocock- Lebanon vs. #2 Jeremiah Reitz- Griffith #1 Drew Hildebrandt- Penn vs. #20 Isaac Castro- Lawrence North #6 Kyle Luigs- Evansville Mater Dei vs. #5 Blake Glogouski- Fairfield #11 Christian Hunt- Yorktown vs. #3 Graham Rooks- Columbus East 126lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Travis Davenport- Oak Hill Reese Rodriguez- Hammond Morton Bryce Niewoehner- Kankakee Valley First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #8 Marcus Mejia- Elkhart Memorial vs. #7 Logan Dilbeck- Gibson Southern #4 Austin Holmes- Hamilton Southeastern vs. #9 Michael DeLaPeña- Merrillville #3 Gaige Torres- Portage vs. #11 Johnny Loos- Franklin County #19 Dawson Combest- Columbus East vs. #15 Jon Becker- Bellmont #14 Jack Franklin- Homestead vs. #6 Isaac Gomez- Plainfield 132lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 14 Unranked qualifiers: Nathan Conley- Avon Aaron Orr- Rochester First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #4 Brendan Black- Hobart vs. #17 Josh Elpers- Evansville North #16 Boone Welliever- Southmont vs. #8 Owen Doster- New Haven #11 Fernando Luevano- West Noble vs. #13 DJ Brookbank- Perry Meridian #5 Drake Rhodes- Homestead vs. #18 Skyler Collins- Frankfort #3 Elliott Molloy- Danville vs. #7 Kris Rumph- Portage #1 Chad Red- New Palestine vs. #9 Daniel Gunsett- Bellmont 138lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 12 Unranked qualifiers: Nathan Housholder- East Noble Cole Lukaszka- Benton Central Gabe Lane- East Central Jerrod Smith- Carmel First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #3 Evan Eldred- Westfield vs. #16 Brooks Wathen- Jennings County #14 Riley Rasler- Prairie Heights vs. #8 Jason Crary- Munster #11 Tristan Dembowski- Valparaiso vs. #18 Colt Rutter- Yorktown #10 Cale McCoy- Northview vs. #4 Matthew McKinney- Warren Central 145lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 12 Unranked qualifiers: Matthew Cullen- Avon Szhantrayle Roberson- Kokomo Clay Jones- Lafayette Jefferson Clayton Cowan- Hamilton Heights First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #8 Austen Laughlin- South Bend Riley vs. #20 Derrick Motley- North Central (Indianapolis) #2 Jared Timberman- New Palestine vs. #6 Triston Rodriguez- Culver Community #19 Tyler Crowl- Floyd Central vs. #7 Kenny Kerrn- Jimtown #5 Isaac Eicher- Leo vs. #10 Austin Bethel- Mount Vernon 152lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Jacob Clark- Avon Matt Burns- Hobart Jacob Ferris- Hamilton Southeastern First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #3 Trent Pruitt- Warren Central vs. #15 Mitch Lehman- Evansville Mater Dei #12 Diego Lemley- Chesterton vs. #17 Hunter Bates- Adams Central #13 Peyton Sturgill- Peru vs. #9 Denzyl Prentice- Penn #1 Steven Lawrence- Portage vs. #19 Cross Dietrich- Columbia City #5 Elijah Dunn- Indian Creek vs. #6 Brett Johnson- Perry Meridian 160lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 12 Unranked qualifiers: Mitchell Mundy- Southridge Jed Levitz- Prairie Heights T.C. Perry- Southern Wells Sam Bublick- Carmel First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #18 Gleason Mappes- Center Grove vs. #9 Tavonte Malone- South Bend Adams #10 Jarod Swank- Penn vs. #7 Burk VanHorn- Franklin #5 Cayden Whitaker- Martinsville vs. #13 Oszkar Kasch- Crown Point #8 Tony Busse- Bellmont vs. #2 Alston Bane- Richmond 170lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 12 Unranked qualifiers: Jacob Hendrich- Northview Nick Ritchie- Elkhart Memorial Zach Davis- F.W. Concordia Lutheran Steven Trammell- Lawrence Central First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #2 Nathan Walton- Brownsburg vs. #6 Tristan Goering- South Bend Riley #15 Tanner Webster- North Montgomery vs. #3 Jacob Gray- Delta #9 Thomas Dull- Terre Haute North vs. #8 Ismael Cornejo- Portage #5 Bryce Baumgartner- Bellmont vs. #13 Dezmen Goddard- Warren Central #4 Hunter Mote- Delphi vs. #12 Kameron Fuller- Jeffersonville 182lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Bristen Dial- Brown County Grant Goforth- Indian Creek Russell Gibbs- Lake Central First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #2 Andrew Davison- Chesterton vs. #16 Spencer Irick- Hamilton Southeastern #5 Andy Kohler- Jay County vs. #13 Hunter Dalton- Bloomington North #6 CJ Damler- Brownsburg vs. #10 Caleb Hankenson- Bellmont #9 Zach Worm- Southmont vs. #7 Isaac James- Lowell #17 Ashton Mutuwa- Hanover Central vs. #3 Cameron Jones- Lawrence North 195lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 10 Unranked qualifiers: Keith Barclay- South Spencer Derrick Craig- New Albany Luke Elliott- Eastbrook Beck Davis- Garrett Damari Embery- South Newton Cedrick Vakalahi- Penn First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #8 Nick Fox- Carmel vs. #11 Isaac McCormick- Brownsburg #5 Kurtis Wilderman- Evansville Mater Dei vs. #10 Kolby Ferris- Hamilton Southeastern #20 Scottie Evans- Delta vs. #17 Evan Larsen- Hanover Central 220lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 12 Unranked qualifiers: Joey Pier- Yorktown Patrick Ernst- Mishawaka Marian Donnie Crider- Harrison (wl) Brandon Streck- Merrillville First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #4 Evan Ellis- Eastern (Greentown) vs. #16 Scott Fuller- Zionsville #8 Sam Hipple- Carmel vs. #10 Derek Paz- Goshen #1 Kobe Woods- Penn vs. #15 Tristin Choate- Mount Vernon #13 Blake Davis- Garrett vs. #9 Ryan Guhl- Indianapolis Cathedral 285lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 12 Unranked qualifiers: Austin Fleck- Evansville Mater Dei DeAndre Hodge- Marion Dan Phifer- Tipton Austin Dollens- Westfield First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #15 Owen Perkins- Oak Hill vs. #17 Isaiah McWilliams- South Bend Washington #19 Chris Ridle- Perry Meridian vs. #4 Quinn York- Franklin #1 Shawn Streck- Merrillville vs. #12 Braxton Amos- Prairie Heights #6 Robert Samuels- Lawrence North vs. Austin Fleck- Evansville Mater Dei #18 Nick Mammolenti- Jimtown vs. #11 Givoni Murillo- Portage Click here to view the article
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  5. Overall We hear the saying “rankings don’t matter” all the time, however our IndianaMat rankings have been spot on over the years. Remember that our rankings are finalized before sectional, so they do not take into account the draws at regional or semi-state. This year’s preseason magazine had an astounding 166 wrestlers ranked that made the state finals! Remember, this takes into account incoming freshmen, kids that move out of state, injuries to top wrestlers, and other reasons for top wrestlers not wrestling this year. Here are the previous year’s and how many ranked kids made the state finals. 2015- 172 2014- 171 2013- 171 2012- 170 2011- 157 2010- 159 2009- 143 106lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Ben Streeter- Fort Wayne North Side Jon Anderson- Lafayette Jefferson Levi Miller- North Posey First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #3 Graham Rooks- Columbus East vs. #15 Kory Cavanaugh- Penn #8 Christian Hunt- Yorktown vs. #2 Klayton Anderson- Hamilton Southeastern #17 Cainan Schaefer- South Dearborn vs. #16 Tanner DeMien- Northwood #19 Geoffrey Davis- Fort Wayne Wayne vs. #4 Cameron Diep- New Palestine #5 Tylor Triana- Hobart vs. #9 Mason Miranda- Avon 113lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Anthony Mosser- Adams Central Jabin Wright- Kokomo Kadin Poe- Decatur Central First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #11 Rickie Rodriguez- Hammond Morton vs. #16 Jacob Skaggs- Avon #1 Garrett Pepple- East Noble vs. #10 Ethan Smiley- Beech Grove #4 Kyle Luigs- Evansville Mater Dei vs. #17 Dustin Miller- Lafayette Jefferson #2 Paul Konrath- Mt. Vernon vs. #9 Michael DeLaPeña- Merrillville #5 Alec White- New Palestine vs. #8 Blake Glogouski- Fairfield 120lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 15 Unranked qualifiers: Dameion Rutledge- Southport First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #9 Kyle Hatch- Warsaw vs. #14 Isaac Gomez- Plainfield #1 Breyden Bailey- Indianapolis Cathedral vs. #11 Eddie Loraine- Leo #7 Tyler Ferguson- Evansville F.J. Reitz vs. #4 Jeremiah Reitz- Griffith #5 Brock Hudkins- Danville vs. #19 Ryan Hardesty- Mishawaka #15 Hunter Langeloh- Columbia City vs. #3 Cornelious Elliot II- Perry Meridian #6 Brendan Black- Hobart vs. #8 Will Egli- Evansville Mater Dei #13 Caleb Bocock- Lebanon vs. #16 Ben Cauffman- Carroll (Fort Wayne) 126lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Chris Diaz- Hammond Clark David Lewis- Terre Haute South Kobe Raypole- Carroll (Fort Wayne) First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #7 Zach Melloh- Indianapolis Cathedral vs. #16 Chayce Young- Madison #1 Chad Red- New Palestine vs. #5 Alex Johnson- Evansville Mater Dei #12 Daniel Gunsett- Bellmont vs. #11 Branden Truver- Lake Central #3 Elliott Molloy- Danville vs. #9 Joel McGhee- Warren Central #4 Jason Crary- Munster vs. #8 Owen Doster- New Haven 132lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 12 Unranked qualifiers: Austen Laughlin- South Bend Riley Cale McCoy- Northview Fernando Luevano- West Noble Jarrett Carden- Cass First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #3 Connor Knapp- East Noble vs. #11 Austin Bethel- Mt. Vernon #8 Griffin Schermer- Bloomington South vs. #12 Kyle Egolf- Columbia City #5 Jack Chastain- Hamilton Southeastern vs. #10 Zach Donaldson- Crown Point #17 Blake Strawsma- Benton Central vs. #7 Nick Ellis- Roncalli 138lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Alan Dixon- Evansville F.J. Reitz Connor Moore- Southmont Kasper McIntosh- Portage First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #4 Clarence Johnson- Merrillville vs. #18 Jay Franko- Jimtown #6 Keegan Stansberry- Hamilton Southeastern vs. #5 Kyle Todrank- Gibson Southern #10 Isaac Eicher- Leo vs. #14 Riley Akers- Crown Point #1 Brandon James- Perry Meridian vs. #19 Hunter Castleberry- New Albany #17 Triston Rodriguez- Culver Community vs. #7 Brad Laughlin- Yorktown 145lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 14 Unranked qualifiers: Daylan Schurg- Crown Point Tanner Shipley- Huntington North First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #6 Trent Pruitt- Warren Central vs. #19 Doug Levitz- Prairie Heights #15 Bryant Haynes- Charlestown vs. #1 Jacob Covaciu- Merrillville #2 Cael McCormick- Yorktown vs. #18 Alston Bane- Richmond #14 Tavonte` Malone- South Bend Adams vs. #5 Blake Jourdan- Evansville Mater Dei #4 Evan Smiley- Beech Grove vs. #7 Tony Vaughn- Elkhart Memorial #3 Steven Lawrence- Portage vs. #10 Patrick Schnell- Castle 152lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 11 Unranked qualifiers: Corbin Gregg- Hamilton Southeastern Dru Berkebile- Yorktown Gleason Mappes- Center Grove Isaiah Michaels- Centerville Marquis Schieber- Jimtown First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #2 Isaiah Kemper- Evansville Central vs. #13 Mike Krzyston- Andrean #7 Elijah Dunn- Indian Creek vs. #4 Jarod Swank- Penn #6 Kellen VanCamp- Lebanon vs. #12 Peyton Sturgill- Peru #16 Kodie Christenson- Lake Central vs. #10 Cayden Whitaker- Martinsville 160lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 11 Unranked qualifiers: Dezmen Goddard- Warren Central Evan Stambaugh- Lebanon Jordan Rader- Peru Kody Caudle- Danville Tristan Goering- South Bend Riley First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #11 Jacob Weimer- East Noble vs. #12 Tristen McDaniel- Tecumseh #2 Gabe Koontz- Edgewood vs. #10 Bryce Baumgartner- Bellmont #14 Jesse Archer- North Montgomery vs. #3 Darden Schurg- Crown Point #7 Adam Dodson- John Glenn vs. #8 Ethan Briggeman- Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter 170lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 11 Unranked qualifiers: Ben Norton- LaVille Blake Jeffress- Castle Brett Baker- Bellmont Zach Davis- Fort Wayne Concordia Lutheran Zach Worm- Southmont First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #9 Nathan Walton- Brownsburg vs. #10 Hunter Mote- Delphi #4 Dillon Jackson- Yorktown vs. #19 Spencer Irick- Hamilton Southeastern #17 Ismael Cornejo- Portage vs. #5 Jacob Stevenson- Franklin Community 182lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Andy Kohler- Jay County Caleb Hoots- New Castle Gage Garpow- Winamac First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #2 Corey Hinkle- Western vs. #20 Ryan Hammond- Whiteland #4 Conner James- Roncalli vs. #3 Andrew Davison- Chesterton #5 Mason Parris- Lawrenceburg vs. #9 Jake Kleimola- Lake Central #13 Hunter Hiestand- Yorktown vs. #10 Kyle Shaffer- South Putnam #17 Matt Hayes- Providence vs. #16 David Eli- Elkhart Memorial 195lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 11 Unranked qualifiers: Carter Friedt- Bellmont Christian Redmond- Jennings County Jake LaMar- Castle Justin Akers- Crown Point Scottie Evans- Delta First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #11 Sam Hipple- Carmel vs. #16 Tanner Bradley- Mishawaka #9 Matt Hedrick- Portage vs. #4 Tristen Tonte- Perry Meridian #5 Nick Fowler- Calumet vs. #10 Scott Fuller- Zionsville #17 Bo Davis- Garrett vs. #18 Garrison Lee- Monrovia 220lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Blake Davis- Garrett Dustyn Hangen- Winchester Tristin Choate- Mt. Vernon First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #2 Eliseo Guerra- Elkhart Central vs. #18 Braden Majewski- Portage #9 Kasha Wilder- Ben Davis vs. #13 Erik Hart- Lebanon #15 Ryan Guhl- Indianapolis Cathedral vs. #10 Clayton Scroggs- Martinsville #5 Gunnar Larson- Avon vs. #17 Noah Grable- New Palestine #7 Seth Meyer- Harrison (West Lafayette) vs. #8 Evan Ellis- Eastern (Greentown) 285lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 9 Unranked qualifiers: Brendan Sutton- Jennings County Dax Hiestand- Yorktown Drew Cummings- Columbia City Drew Hobick- Zionsville Evan Beech- North Miami Jordan Shafer- Rochester Robert Samuels- Lawrence North First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #7 Quinn York- Franklin Community vs. #8 Jasion Brogan- Warren Central
  6. Overall We hear the saying “rankings don’t matter” all the time, however our IndianaMat rankings have been spot on over the years. Remember that our rankings are finalized before sectional, so they do not take into account the draws at regional or semi-state. This year’s preseason magazine had an astounding 166 wrestlers ranked that made the state finals! Remember, this takes into account incoming freshmen, kids that move out of state, injuries to top wrestlers, and other reasons for top wrestlers not wrestling this year. Here are the previous year’s and how many ranked kids made the state finals. 2015- 172 2014- 171 2013- 171 2012- 170 2011- 157 2010- 159 2009- 143 106lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Ben Streeter- Fort Wayne North Side Jon Anderson- Lafayette Jefferson Levi Miller- North Posey First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #3 Graham Rooks- Columbus East vs. #15 Kory Cavanaugh- Penn #8 Christian Hunt- Yorktown vs. #2 Klayton Anderson- Hamilton Southeastern #17 Cainan Schaefer- South Dearborn vs. #16 Tanner DeMien- Northwood #19 Geoffrey Davis- Fort Wayne Wayne vs. #4 Cameron Diep- New Palestine #5 Tylor Triana- Hobart vs. #9 Mason Miranda- Avon 113lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Anthony Mosser- Adams Central Jabin Wright- Kokomo Kadin Poe- Decatur Central First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #11 Rickie Rodriguez- Hammond Morton vs. #16 Jacob Skaggs- Avon #1 Garrett Pepple- East Noble vs. #10 Ethan Smiley- Beech Grove #4 Kyle Luigs- Evansville Mater Dei vs. #17 Dustin Miller- Lafayette Jefferson #2 Paul Konrath- Mt. Vernon vs. #9 Michael DeLaPeña- Merrillville #5 Alec White- New Palestine vs. #8 Blake Glogouski- Fairfield 120lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 15 Unranked qualifiers: Dameion Rutledge- Southport First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #9 Kyle Hatch- Warsaw vs. #14 Isaac Gomez- Plainfield #1 Breyden Bailey- Indianapolis Cathedral vs. #11 Eddie Loraine- Leo #7 Tyler Ferguson- Evansville F.J. Reitz vs. #4 Jeremiah Reitz- Griffith #5 Brock Hudkins- Danville vs. #19 Ryan Hardesty- Mishawaka #15 Hunter Langeloh- Columbia City vs. #3 Cornelious Elliot II- Perry Meridian #6 Brendan Black- Hobart vs. #8 Will Egli- Evansville Mater Dei #13 Caleb Bocock- Lebanon vs. #16 Ben Cauffman- Carroll (Fort Wayne) 126lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Chris Diaz- Hammond Clark David Lewis- Terre Haute South Kobe Raypole- Carroll (Fort Wayne) First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #7 Zach Melloh- Indianapolis Cathedral vs. #16 Chayce Young- Madison #1 Chad Red- New Palestine vs. #5 Alex Johnson- Evansville Mater Dei #12 Daniel Gunsett- Bellmont vs. #11 Branden Truver- Lake Central #3 Elliott Molloy- Danville vs. #9 Joel McGhee- Warren Central #4 Jason Crary- Munster vs. #8 Owen Doster- New Haven 132lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 12 Unranked qualifiers: Austen Laughlin- South Bend Riley Cale McCoy- Northview Fernando Luevano- West Noble Jarrett Carden- Cass First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #3 Connor Knapp- East Noble vs. #11 Austin Bethel- Mt. Vernon #8 Griffin Schermer- Bloomington South vs. #12 Kyle Egolf- Columbia City #5 Jack Chastain- Hamilton Southeastern vs. #10 Zach Donaldson- Crown Point #17 Blake Strawsma- Benton Central vs. #7 Nick Ellis- Roncalli 138lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Alan Dixon- Evansville F.J. Reitz Connor Moore- Southmont Kasper McIntosh- Portage First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #4 Clarence Johnson- Merrillville vs. #18 Jay Franko- Jimtown #6 Keegan Stansberry- Hamilton Southeastern vs. #5 Kyle Todrank- Gibson Southern #10 Isaac Eicher- Leo vs. #14 Riley Akers- Crown Point #1 Brandon James- Perry Meridian vs. #19 Hunter Castleberry- New Albany #17 Triston Rodriguez- Culver Community vs. #7 Brad Laughlin- Yorktown 145lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 14 Unranked qualifiers: Daylan Schurg- Crown Point Tanner Shipley- Huntington North First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #6 Trent Pruitt- Warren Central vs. #19 Doug Levitz- Prairie Heights #15 Bryant Haynes- Charlestown vs. #1 Jacob Covaciu- Merrillville #2 Cael McCormick- Yorktown vs. #18 Alston Bane- Richmond #14 Tavonte` Malone- South Bend Adams vs. #5 Blake Jourdan- Evansville Mater Dei #4 Evan Smiley- Beech Grove vs. #7 Tony Vaughn- Elkhart Memorial #3 Steven Lawrence- Portage vs. #10 Patrick Schnell- Castle 152lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 11 Unranked qualifiers: Corbin Gregg- Hamilton Southeastern Dru Berkebile- Yorktown Gleason Mappes- Center Grove Isaiah Michaels- Centerville Marquis Schieber- Jimtown First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #2 Isaiah Kemper- Evansville Central vs. #13 Mike Krzyston- Andrean #7 Elijah Dunn- Indian Creek vs. #4 Jarod Swank- Penn #6 Kellen VanCamp- Lebanon vs. #12 Peyton Sturgill- Peru #16 Kodie Christenson- Lake Central vs. #10 Cayden Whitaker- Martinsville 160lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 11 Unranked qualifiers: Dezmen Goddard- Warren Central Evan Stambaugh- Lebanon Jordan Rader- Peru Kody Caudle- Danville Tristan Goering- South Bend Riley First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #11 Jacob Weimer- East Noble vs. #12 Tristen McDaniel- Tecumseh #2 Gabe Koontz- Edgewood vs. #10 Bryce Baumgartner- Bellmont #14 Jesse Archer- North Montgomery vs. #3 Darden Schurg- Crown Point #7 Adam Dodson- John Glenn vs. #8 Ethan Briggeman- Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter 170lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 11 Unranked qualifiers: Ben Norton- LaVille Blake Jeffress- Castle Brett Baker- Bellmont Zach Davis- Fort Wayne Concordia Lutheran Zach Worm- Southmont First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #9 Nathan Walton- Brownsburg vs. #10 Hunter Mote- Delphi #4 Dillon Jackson- Yorktown vs. #19 Spencer Irick- Hamilton Southeastern #17 Ismael Cornejo- Portage vs. #5 Jacob Stevenson- Franklin Community 182lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Andy Kohler- Jay County Caleb Hoots- New Castle Gage Garpow- Winamac First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #2 Corey Hinkle- Western vs. #20 Ryan Hammond- Whiteland #4 Conner James- Roncalli vs. #3 Andrew Davison- Chesterton #5 Mason Parris- Lawrenceburg vs. #9 Jake Kleimola- Lake Central #13 Hunter Hiestand- Yorktown vs. #10 Kyle Shaffer- South Putnam #17 Matt Hayes- Providence vs. #16 David Eli- Elkhart Memorial 195lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 11 Unranked qualifiers: Carter Friedt- Bellmont Christian Redmond- Jennings County Jake LaMar- Castle Justin Akers- Crown Point Scottie Evans- Delta First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #11 Sam Hipple- Carmel vs. #16 Tanner Bradley- Mishawaka #9 Matt Hedrick- Portage vs. #4 Tristen Tonte- Perry Meridian #5 Nick Fowler- Calumet vs. #10 Scott Fuller- Zionsville #17 Bo Davis- Garrett vs. #18 Garrison Lee- Monrovia 220lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 13 Unranked qualifiers: Blake Davis- Garrett Dustyn Hangen- Winchester Tristin Choate- Mt. Vernon First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #2 Eliseo Guerra- Elkhart Central vs. #18 Braden Majewski- Portage #9 Kasha Wilder- Ben Davis vs. #13 Erik Hart- Lebanon #15 Ryan Guhl- Indianapolis Cathedral vs. #10 Clayton Scroggs- Martinsville #5 Gunnar Larson- Avon vs. #17 Noah Grable- New Palestine #7 Seth Meyer- Harrison (West Lafayette) vs. #8 Evan Ellis- Eastern (Greentown) 285lbs Number of Ranked Wrestlers Qualifying: 9 Unranked qualifiers: Brendan Sutton- Jennings County Dax Hiestand- Yorktown Drew Cummings- Columbia City Drew Hobick- Zionsville Evan Beech- North Miami Jordan Shafer- Rochester Robert Samuels- Lawrence North First round match-ups of ranked wrestlers: #7 Quinn York- Franklin Community vs. #8 Jasion Brogan- Warren Central Click here to view the article
  7. We are having a hangout tonight at 8:30pm EST to talk about rankings and the Traicoff. Come join us for some great wrestling talk as we have plenty to talk about from the past week. https://plus.google.com/u/1/events/cjt1pu3h9652i4pl8lp7arhhjfc
  8. The rankings are here, the rankings are HERE! http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/825089
  9. Wrestling | 11/5/2014 5:17:00 AM | Brent Harris Wabash is ranked third nationally in the 2014-15 preseason rankings released by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. While appreciative of earning a place in the top-three positions, this Little Giant team has only one spot that on their mind --- finishing as national champions. "I think the number-three ranking says we're doing the right things as a program," Wabash head coach Brian Andersonsaid. "Our expectation this year is to get a qualifier to nationals in all 10 weight classes. If we do that and compete the way I expect us to, we could bring a very special trophy back to this school. We need to stay focused on our efforts week in and week out by making progress individually. If we do that, everything else will take care of itself." Wabash received 28 total points in the preseason poll conducted the NWCA. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater was the top selection with 31 points. Messiah College earned 29 points for second. Delaware Valley College sits in fourth with 27 points, followed by Coe College in fifth with 21 points. The Little Giant wrestling team's social media efforts continue to be rewarded, as well. Wabash ranks 22nd in the first NWCA/Elite Level Sports Marketing Best of Brand Rankings. Last year Wabash sent six wrestlers to nationals, including four returning competitors who are listed in the top-10 individual rankings to open the season. Tommy Poynter is ranked ninth at 125 pounds to open the year. Conner Lefever is listed third at 174 pounds. Reece Lefever, who earned All-America honors for the second consecutive season with a fourth-place finish at 157 pounds, is ranked third in that weight class to open the season. Riley Lefever claimed the first national championship for a Wabash wrestler by winning the 184-pound weight class in his freshman season. He earned d3wrestle.com Freshman of the Year honors and is picked number one in the preseason rankings at 184 pounds. "Having four returning wrestlers who competed at nationals sets a great tone for our team," Anderson said. "The other wrestlers on our team realize qualifying for nationals is an attainable goal." Wabash finished ninth overall in the team scoring at last year's national championship meet. Reece Lefever knows this year's preseason ranking is more tribute than reality. "It's cool to be ranked third and receive that type of recognition for what we accomplished last year," Reece Lefever said. "But our goal this year is not to get third, it's to finish first. That's what we're training for this season. We know we wrestle against top-level competition every week. That will help us get ready for nationals this year, as well." Reece's twin brother, Conner, and younger brother, Riley, understand the tone the veteran members of the team need to provide to the team if the Little Giants are going to achieve their goal of ten qualifiers. "I'm trying to lead by example this year," Conner Lefever said. "I'm not the type of guy who talks a lot, but I want to work hard in practice and do the extra things that are necessary to qualify for nationals and earn a place on the podium as a national champion." "Our motto this year is 'One Vision'," Riley Lefever added. "The fact we're ranked third changes nothing. It's definitely a sign of respect for what we accomplished as a team last season, but this is a new season. The coaches have stressed having the veteran wrestlers work with the younger wrestlers to show them the level of effort it takes to earn that place at nationals." Poynter expects nothing to be easy this season as he charts a course to return to nationals and a chance to earn All-America honors and a national title in his senior season. "I need to keep working hard this year just like I did last year," he said. "I'm working to be a good student-athlete here at Wabash, represent the College and our team both academically and on the mat. I feel a tremendous responsibility. I am trying to do all the right things to show hard work and perseverance can help achieve those goals." The path back to nationals starts next Thursday when the Little Giants face Olivet College. The dual meet will take place at Carroll High School in Fort Wayne at 7 p.m. Prior to the official start of the season, the Little Giants will compete in the annual Red-White duals Friday night at 6:30 p.m.
  10. Wrestling | 11/5/2014 5:17:00 AM | Brent Harris Wabash is ranked third nationally in the 2014-15 preseason rankings released by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. While appreciative of earning a place in the top-three positions, this Little Giant team has only one spot that on their mind --- finishing as national champions. "I think the number-three ranking says we're doing the right things as a program," Wabash head coach Brian Andersonsaid. "Our expectation this year is to get a qualifier to nationals in all 10 weight classes. If we do that and compete the way I expect us to, we could bring a very special trophy back to this school. We need to stay focused on our efforts week in and week out by making progress individually. If we do that, everything else will take care of itself." Wabash received 28 total points in the preseason poll conducted the NWCA. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater was the top selection with 31 points. Messiah College earned 29 points for second. Delaware Valley College sits in fourth with 27 points, followed by Coe College in fifth with 21 points. The Little Giant wrestling team's social media efforts continue to be rewarded, as well. Wabash ranks 22nd in the first NWCA/Elite Level Sports Marketing Best of Brand Rankings. Last year Wabash sent six wrestlers to nationals, including four returning competitors who are listed in the top-10 individual rankings to open the season. Tommy Poynter is ranked ninth at 125 pounds to open the year. Conner Lefever is listed third at 174 pounds. Reece Lefever, who earned All-America honors for the second consecutive season with a fourth-place finish at 157 pounds, is ranked third in that weight class to open the season. Riley Lefever claimed the first national championship for a Wabash wrestler by winning the 184-pound weight class in his freshman season. He earned d3wrestle.com Freshman of the Year honors and is picked number one in the preseason rankings at 184 pounds. "Having four returning wrestlers who competed at nationals sets a great tone for our team," Anderson said. "The other wrestlers on our team realize qualifying for nationals is an attainable goal." Wabash finished ninth overall in the team scoring at last year's national championship meet. Reece Lefever knows this year's preseason ranking is more tribute than reality. "It's cool to be ranked third and receive that type of recognition for what we accomplished last year," Reece Lefever said. "But our goal this year is not to get third, it's to finish first. That's what we're training for this season. We know we wrestle against top-level competition every week. That will help us get ready for nationals this year, as well." Reece's twin brother, Conner, and younger brother, Riley, understand the tone the veteran members of the team need to provide to the team if the Little Giants are going to achieve their goal of ten qualifiers. "I'm trying to lead by example this year," Conner Lefever said. "I'm not the type of guy who talks a lot, but I want to work hard in practice and do the extra things that are necessary to qualify for nationals and earn a place on the podium as a national champion." "Our motto this year is 'One Vision'," Riley Lefever added. "The fact we're ranked third changes nothing. It's definitely a sign of respect for what we accomplished as a team last season, but this is a new season. The coaches have stressed having the veteran wrestlers work with the younger wrestlers to show them the level of effort it takes to earn that place at nationals." Poynter expects nothing to be easy this season as he charts a course to return to nationals and a chance to earn All-America honors and a national title in his senior season. "I need to keep working hard this year just like I did last year," he said. "I'm working to be a good student-athlete here at Wabash, represent the College and our team both academically and on the mat. I feel a tremendous responsibility. I am trying to do all the right things to show hard work and perseverance can help achieve those goals." The path back to nationals starts next Thursday when the Little Giants face Olivet College. The dual meet will take place at Carroll High School in Fort Wayne at 7 p.m. Prior to the official start of the season, the Little Giants will compete in the annual Red-White duals Friday night at 6:30 p.m. Click here to view the article
  11. Green, Preston Ranked by NWCA

    ANGOLA, IND.-- Trine wrestlers Mack Green and Brandon Preston are both nationally-ranked in the first National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division III rankings. A reigning All-American, Green (Buchanan, Mich./Buchanan) is ranked third in the Heavyweight division. Preston (Logansport, Ind./Logansport) is ranked ninth among 133-lb wrestlers. Each wrestler appeared in the NCAA Division III National Championships last season. Green earned All-American recognition with a fifth-place finish, while Preston finished with a 1-2 record at the national meet. The NWCA ranks the top 10 wrestlers in each class throughout the season. Click Here for NWCA Rankings Green concluded last season with a 33-8 record. That mark was good enough for Green to tie for the third-highest win total in a season in school-history. The senior placed first at both the Mid-States Tournament and Trine University Invitational. A 5-2 performance in the National Championships capped off his junior season with All-America honors. Defending-National Champion James Buss of Loras College, and reigning third-place finisher Zach Roseberry of Delaware Valley are the only two wrestlers ranked ahead of Green. Preston battled through injuries and was still able to earn a National Championship berth last season, as he concluded the year with a 25-15 record. Included in that record were five wins by pin, two by tech fall and five by major decision. Preston has appeared in the National Championships at both the 125-lb and 133-lb weight classes. Also included among last season's highlights for Preston was a first-place finish in the Ohio Northern Invitational, and a second-place finish at the Mid-States Tournament. Trine opens the season Saturday, Nov. 8 at Muskegon (Mich.) Community College's Ben McMullen Open. The Thunder will host the Trine Invitational Saturday, Nov. 15 at 10 a.m.
  12. ANGOLA, IND.-- Trine wrestlers Mack Green and Brandon Preston are both nationally-ranked in the first National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division III rankings. A reigning All-American, Green (Buchanan, Mich./Buchanan) is ranked third in the Heavyweight division. Preston (Logansport, Ind./Logansport) is ranked ninth among 133-lb wrestlers. Each wrestler appeared in the NCAA Division III National Championships last season. Green earned All-American recognition with a fifth-place finish, while Preston finished with a 1-2 record at the national meet. The NWCA ranks the top 10 wrestlers in each class throughout the season. Click Here for NWCA Rankings Green concluded last season with a 33-8 record. That mark was good enough for Green to tie for the third-highest win total in a season in school-history. The senior placed first at both the Mid-States Tournament and Trine University Invitational. A 5-2 performance in the National Championships capped off his junior season with All-America honors. Defending-National Champion James Buss of Loras College, and reigning third-place finisher Zach Roseberry of Delaware Valley are the only two wrestlers ranked ahead of Green. Preston battled through injuries and was still able to earn a National Championship berth last season, as he concluded the year with a 25-15 record. Included in that record were five wins by pin, two by tech fall and five by major decision. Preston has appeared in the National Championships at both the 125-lb and 133-lb weight classes. Also included among last season's highlights for Preston was a first-place finish in the Ohio Northern Invitational, and a second-place finish at the Mid-States Tournament. Trine opens the season Saturday, Nov. 8 at Muskegon (Mich.) Community College's Ben McMullen Open. The Thunder will host the Trine Invitational Saturday, Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. Click here to view the article
  13. Zach Shore | @INTech_SID88 POLL | KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Indiana Tech wrestling team, fresh off its best season ever, garners the No. 8 ranking in the NAIA Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 Poll, the national office announced Wednesday. The Warriors received 53 points en route to their 18th-consecutive ranking in the poll. Tech boasts six ranked wrestlers, including two top five individuals – Travis Barroquillo (3rd, 141 pounds) and Mitch Pawlak (4th, 133 pounds). Kristopher McKinley is sixth at 125 pounds while LJ Grayson is seventh at 184 pounds. Mitch Roadruck also registered at top-10 ranking, tying for the position at 149 pounds with Brett Yarbrough joining Pawlak at 133 pounds, ranking 14th in that weight class. The Orange and Black won their first-ever East Region Qualifying tournament and placed eighth at the NAIA National Championships with three All-Americans, including the programs first national runner-up in Justin Brooks, who has since graduated. Three-time defending national champion, Grand View (Iowa) retains the top spot with 154.5 points, 53 ahead of No. 2, Southern Oregon. Great Falls (Mont.) is currently third at 86 points with Missouri Valley (71.5) and Montana State-Northern (69) rounding out the top five. The Warriors open their 2014-15 campaign on Sunday, Nov. 2 when they travel to East Lansing, Mich. to compete in the Michigan State Open.
  14. Zach Shore | @INTech_SID88 POLL | KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Indiana Tech wrestling team, fresh off its best season ever, garners the No. 8 ranking in the NAIA Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 Poll, the national office announced Wednesday. The Warriors received 53 points en route to their 18th-consecutive ranking in the poll. Tech boasts six ranked wrestlers, including two top five individuals – Travis Barroquillo (3rd, 141 pounds) and Mitch Pawlak (4th, 133 pounds). Kristopher McKinley is sixth at 125 pounds while LJ Grayson is seventh at 184 pounds. Mitch Roadruck also registered at top-10 ranking, tying for the position at 149 pounds with Brett Yarbrough joining Pawlak at 133 pounds, ranking 14th in that weight class. The Orange and Black won their first-ever East Region Qualifying tournament and placed eighth at the NAIA National Championships with three All-Americans, including the programs first national runner-up in Justin Brooks, who has since graduated. Three-time defending national champion, Grand View (Iowa) retains the top spot with 154.5 points, 53 ahead of No. 2, Southern Oregon. Great Falls (Mont.) is currently third at 86 points with Missouri Valley (71.5) and Montana State-Northern (69) rounding out the top five. The Warriors open their 2014-15 campaign on Sunday, Nov. 2 when they travel to East Lansing, Mich. to compete in the Michigan State Open. Click here to view the article
  15. IndianaMat 2014 Preview Magazine By Joe Caprino in IndianaMat.com Magazines 40 pages, published 10/22/2014 2014 IndianaMat wrestling preview magazine with rankings, regional profiles, and more!
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