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  • Four NCAA Div. III individual championships
  • 45 All-America honors
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2015-16 returning letterwinners



Preston Adams

So., 141 pounds
Mercer County HS
Keithsburg, Iowa


One varsity letter

 

 


Preston Adams
Year Record
2014-15 0-12
2015-16 2-11
Career 2-23

Aaron Anderson

Sr., 133 pounds
Clarion-Goldfield HS
Clarion, Iowa

Four varsity letters
Outstanding Freshman Award (2012-13)

2015-16 tournament finishes
1st, 133, Central College Under Armour Inv.
3rd, 133, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational
5th, 133, Auggie Adidas Open (Gold)

2014-15 tournament finishes
2nd, 133, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational
3rd, 133, Auggie Adidas Open (Gold)

2013-14 tournament finishes
1st, 133, Knox (Ill.) Invitational
1st, 133, Central Invitational
2nd,133,Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational

2012-13 tournament finishes
1st, 133, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational
1st, 133B, Augsburg (Minn.) Invitational
3rd, 133, Knox (Ill.) Invitational

   

 

Year Record
2012-13 22-12
2013-14 21-10
2014-15 11-6
2015-16 18-8
Career 72-36

Steven Candley

So., 184/197 pounds
Martin HS
Arlington, Texas


One varsity letter

2015-16 tournament finishes
4th, 197, Platteville Invitational


Steven Candley
Year Record
2015-16 9-8
Career 9-8

Jacob Challen

So., 141 pounds
Greene County HS
Jefferson, Iowa


One varsity letter

2015-16 tournament finishes
3rd, 133, Auggie Adidas Open (Bronze)
4th, 133, Buena Vista Open


Jacob Challen
Year Record
2014-15 6-11
2015-16 13-10
Career 19-21

Jordan Challen

Fr., 149 pounds
Greene County HS
Jefferson, Iowa


One varsity letter

 

 


Jordan Challen
Year Record
2015-16 7-9
Career 7-9

Tristan Clark

Fr., 141 pounds
Prairie County-Monroe HS
Monroe, Iowa


One varsity letter

2015-16 tournament finishes
3rd, 141, Jim Fox Open
5th, 141, Auggie-Adidas Open (Silver)


Tristan Clark
Year Record
2015-16 13-10
Career 13-10

Jamie Day

Fr., 165 pounds
Cedar Rapids Prairie HS
Ely, Iowa


One varsity letter

 

 


Gabe Cobb
Year Record
2015-16 3-10
Career 3-10

 

Alex Dean

Sr., 285 pounds
Camanche HS
Clinton, Iowa


Three varsity letters

2013-14 tournament finishes
4th, 197, Auggie Brute Open (silver)


Year Record
2012-13 5-7
2013-14 3-12
2014-15 0-6
2015-16 3-12
Career 11-37

 

Devin Dilley

Fr., 141 pounds
Lanphier HS
Springfield, Ill.


One varsity letter

2015-16 tournament finishes
6th, 141, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational


Devin Dilley
Year Record
2015-16 3-13
Career 3-13

Elden Esterly

So., 157 pounds
Moon Valley HS
Homer Glen, Ill.


One varsity letter

 

 


Elden Esterly
Year Record
2014-15 2-12
2015-16 2-12
Career 4-24

Eddie Ginnan

Fr., 165 pounds
Lockport Township HS
Homer Glen, Iowa


One varsity letter

 

 


Eddie Ginnan
Year Record
2015-16 5-8
Career 5-8

Tanner Hocker

Fr., 149 pounds
Fort Madison HS
Fort Madison, Iowa

One varsity letter

2015-16 tournament finishes
2nd, 149, Platteville Invitational
3rd, 149, Auggie-Adidas Open (Silver)
3rd, 149, Milwaukee School of Engineering invitational


Tanner Hocker
Year Record
2015-16 19-11
Career 19-11

Austin Laabs

Fr., 184 pounds
Guthrie Center HS
Guthrie Center, Iowa


One varsity letter

2015-16 tournament finishes
3rd, 184, Platteville invitational
3rd, 184, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational


Austin Laabs
Year Record
2015-16 15-8
Career 15-8

A.J. McBroom

Jr., 184 pounds
Southeast Polk HS
Runnells, Iowa


One varsity letter

2015-16 tournament finishes
1st, 184, Central College Under Armour Invitational
2nd, 184, NCAA Division III Central Regional


AJ McBroom
Year Record
2015-16 15-8
Career 15-8

 

Cory McCleary

So., 165 pounds
Basehor-Linwood HS
Linwood, Kan.


Two varsity letters

2015-16 tournament finishes
4th, 174, Jim Fox Open

2014-15 tournament finishes
3rd, 165, Jim Fox Invitational


Year Record
2014-15 9-13
2015-16 7-9
Career 16-22

 

Jaime Miranda

Jr., 285 pounds
Aberdeen HS
Aberdeen, Wash.


Three varsity letters

2015-16 tournament finishes
2nd, 285, Auggie-Adidas Open (Silver)
3rd, 285, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational
4th, 285, Jim Fox Open
5th, 285, Wis.-Platteville Invitational

2014-15 tournament finishes

3rd, 285, Central College Under Armour Invitational
5th, 285, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational

2013-14 tournament finishes

2nd, 285, Knox (Ill.) Invitational
3rd, 285, Auggie Brute Open (Silver)
3rd, 285, Central Invitational


Year Record
2013-14 13-11
2014-15 17-12
2015-16 17-10
Career 47-33

Zach Moss

Jr., 174 pounds
Winterset HS
Winterset, Iowa


Three varsity letters
NWCA Scholar All-American (2014-15)
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2014-15; 2015-16)
Most Improved Performer Award (2014-15)
Adademic Achievement Award (2015-16)

2015-16 tournament finishes
3rd, 174, Wis.-Platteville Invitational

2014-15 tournament finishes
1st, 174, Auggie Adidas Open (Silver)
4th, 174, Jim Fox Invitational
5th, 184, NCAA Central Regional
6th, 174, Knox (Ill.) Invitational

2013-14 tournament finishes
2nd, 174, Brute Auggie Open (Silver)
3rd, 165, Central Invitational

Year Record
2013-14 10-13
2014-15 19-13
2015-16 10-9
Career 39-35

 

Christopher Murino

Fr., 197/285 pounds
Lockport Township HS
Homer Glen, Ill.


One varsity letter

2015-16 tournament finishes
5th, 285, Platteville Invitational


AJ McBroom
Year Record
2015-16 5-13
Career 5-13

 

Mike O'Connor

Jr., 157 pounds
St. Rita HS
Lockport, Ill.


Three varsity letters

2015-16 tournament finishes
3rd, 157, Wis.-Platteville Invitational
3rd, 157, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational
3rd, 157, Central College Under Armour Inv.

2014-15 tournament finishes
2nd, 157, Central College Under Armour Invitational
4th, 157, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational
5th, 157, Auggie Adidas Open (Gold)

2013-14 tournament finishes
4th, 157, Knox Invitational


Year Record
2013-14 7-7
2014-15 18-13
2015-16 20-12
Career 45-32

 

A.J. Pestano

Sr., 125 pounds
Torrance HS
Torrance, Calif.


Two varsity letter
NWCA Scholar All-American (2015-16)

2015-16 tournament finishes
1st, 125, Wis.-Platteville Invitational
1st, 125, Auggie-Adidas Open (Gold)

2014-15 tournament finishes

2nd, 133, Central College Under Armour Invitational


Year Record
2013-14 3-4
2014-15 9-10
2015-16 10-0
Career 22-14

C.J. Pestano

So., 125 pounds
Torrance HS
Torrance, Calif.


Two varsity letter
NWCA Scholar All-American (2014-15; 2015-16)
2016 NCAA Division III All-American
Outstanding Freshman Award (2014-15)
Most Valuable Performer Award (2015-16)
Lawrence Award (hardest worker) (2015-16)

2015-16 tournament finishes
1st, 125, Wis.-Platteville Invitational
1st, 125, Auggie-Adidas Open (Gold)
1st, 125, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational
1st, 125, Central College Under Armour Inv.
2nd, 125, NCAA Div. III Central Regional
2nd, 125, NCAA Div. III Championships

2014-15 tournament finishes
1st, 125, Central College Under Armour Invitational
3rd, 125, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational
3rd, 125, Jim Fox Invitational
4th, 125, Cornell Matman Invitational
5th, 125, Auggie Adidas Open (Silver)

Year Record
2014-15 20-7
2015-16 25-3
Career 45-10

 

Chase Petty

Fr., 133 pounds
Pella HS
Pella, Iowa


One varsity letter

2015-16 tournament finishes
3rd, 133, Jim Fox Open
6th, 133, Auggie-Adidas Open (Silver)
6th, 133, Cornell Matman Invitational


AJ McBroom
Year Record
2015-16 9-11
Career 9-11

 

Jay Pike

Sr., 285 pounds
Solon HS
Solon, Iowa

Three varsity letters
NWCA Scholar All-American (2014-15; 2015-16)
Coaches' Award (2015-16)

2015-16 tournament finishes

1st, 285, Central College Under Armour Inv.
4th, 285, Wis.-Platteville Invitational

2014-15 tournament finishes
4th, 285, Knox (Ill.) Invitational
4th, 285, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational
4th, 285, Jim Fox Invitational
6th, 285, NCAA Central Regional

Year Record
2012-13 2-1
2014-15 17-16
2015-16 19-7
Career 38-24

 

Lane Rumelhart

Fr., 165 pounds
Guthrie Center HS
Guthrie Center, Iowa


One varsity letter

 

 


AJ McBroom
Year Record
2015-16 2-10
Career 2-10

Jeremy Scheuermann

Fr., 157 pounds
Greene County HS
Jefferson, Iowa


One varsity letter

2015-16 tournament finishes
3rd, 157, Auggie-Adidas Open (Bronze)
5th, 157, Buena Vista Open


AJ McBroom
Year Record
2015-16 8-8
Career 8-8

 

Matt Seabold

Jr., 197 pounds
Burlington HS
Burlington, Iowa


Two varsity letter
NWCA Scholar All-American (2015-16)
2015 NCAA Division III All-American
NCAA Division III national tournament qualifier (2015)
All-Iowa Conference (2014-2015)

2015-16 tournament finishes
1st, 197, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational
1st, 197, Central College Under Armour Inv.
3rd, 197, NCAA Div. III Central Regional

2014-15 tournament finishes
1st, 197, Central College Under Armour Invitational
2nd, 197, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational
2nd, 197, NCAA Central Regional
7th, 197, NCAA Division III Championships

Year Record
2013-14 2-1
2014-15 24-8
2015-16 19-3
Career 45-12

 

Ryan Vandall

Jr., 165 pounds
Moon Valley HS
Phoenix, Ariz.


Three varsity letters
Iowa Conference wrestler of the week (Dec. 6, 2015)
Outstanding Freshman Award (2013-14)
Most Improved Performer Award (2015-16)

2015-16 tournament finishes
1st, 165, Wis.-Platteville Invitational
1st, 165, Auggie-Adidas Open (Gold)
1st, 165, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational
1st, 165, Central College Under Armour Inv.
3rd, 165, NCAA Div. III Central Regional

2014-15 tournament finishes
1st, 149, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational
2nd, 149, Central College Under Armour Invitational
5th, 149, Auggie Adidas Open (Gold)

2013-14 tournament finishes
2nd, 157, Auggie Brute Open (Bronze)
3rd, 157, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational
4th, 157, Central Invitational
4th, 157, Knox (Ill.) Invitational


Year Record
2013-14 24-14
2014-15 21-10
2015-16 29-6
Career 74-30

Jahleel Vester

So., 141 pounds
Oak Harbor HS
Oak Harbor, Wash.


Two varsity letter

2015-16 tournament finishes

2nd, 141, Wis.-Platteville Invitational
3rd, 141, Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational
6th, 141, Auggie Adidas Open (Gold)

Year Record
2014-15 14-19
2015-16 14-14
Career 28-33

Central College

Jeremy Vester

Fr., 149/157 pounds
Oak Harbor HS
Oak Harbor, Wash.


One varsity letter

2015-16 tournament finishes
1st, 157, Jim Fox Open
5th, 157, Platteville Invitational
5th, 157, Auggie-Adidas Open (Bronze)


AJ McBroom
Year Record
2015-16 12-7
Career 12-7