Liberty University 37 v The Apprentice School 9       Middle Tennessee State University 26 v University of Central Florida 21       Grand Valley State University 41 v Marion Military Institute 14       Wayne State College 1 v University of North Florida 0       University of Toledo 27 v University of Florida 33       University of South Florida 18 v University of Texas at Arlington 45       University of North Texas 37 v University of Connecticut 15       University of Maryland / Baltimore County 30 v Texas A&M University 12       University of North Texas 39 v University of Maryland / Baltimore County 22       University of Connecticut 76 v Texas A&M University 56       

WSU Comes away with 3 titles. Wayne State crowns 3 champs.

01/31/2010 -

The Winona State Wrestling Club hosted some of the club wrestling teams in the region in Winona this weekend to highlight the advances many of these clubs have been making in the last couple of years. Teams from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Nebraska convened in the Talbot Gymnasium on the Winona State campus to do battle. Winona State and Wayne State, whose athletic departments are both in the NSIC, tied with three titles each. Winning titles for the Winona State Warriors were Chad Stenson (157, Chisago Lakes MN), Eric Weigel (197, Boscobel WI) and Kristopher Hoffman (235, Plainview-Elgin-Millville). Matching that total for Wayne State was Tanner Thiem (184, Crete NE), Cory Devine (174, Cozad NE) and Myles Butt and Brian Pflanz sharing the title at 165.

Other WSU wrestlers winning matches and placing for the host Warriors were: Aaron Murray 2nd (157, Holmen WI), David Trotter 2nd (174, Brookfield East WI), 40 year old Derek Olson 2nd-2 pins (184, La Crosse Logan WI), Mike Land 3rd-tie at 165 and Wes Moechnig 3rd-tie at 165.

The Winona State wrestling club will finish up its regular season this weekend with a trip to the Eau Claire Blugold Invitational.

The Warriors post season push will start at conference on February 27th at Grand Valley State, with top finishers advancing to the national tournament March 11-13 in Hampton Virginia.
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