Wrestling

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  • Four NCAA Div. III individual championships
  • 44 All-America honors
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2014-15 letterwinners



Aaron Anderson

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

Three varsity letters
2012-13 Outstanding Freshman Award

2014-15 tournament finishes
2nd, 133, M.S.O.E. (Wis.) Invitational
3rd, 133, Auggie Adidas Open (Gold)

2013-14 tournament finishes
1st, 133, Knox (Ill.) Invitational
1st, 133, Central Invitational
2nd, 133, M.S.O.E. (Wis.) Invitational

2012-13 tournament finishes
1st, 133, M.S.O.E. (WIs.) 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
Career 54-28

 

Dillon Anderson

Sr., 165 pounds
Clarion-Goldfield HS
Clarion, Iowa


Four varsity letters

2013-14 tournament finishes
4th, 165, Central Invitational

2011-12 tourament finishes
2nd, 165B, Augsburg (Minn.) Invitational

Year Record
2011-12 7-7
2012-13 5-4
2013-14 6-11
2014-15 3-13
Career 21-35

 

Sam Apland

Sr., 174 pounds
Downers Grove South HS
Woodridge, Ill.


Four varsity letters
Iowa Conference Wrestler of the week (Nov. 9, 2014)

2014-15 tournament finishes
1st, 174, M.S.O.E. (Wis.) Invitational
5th, 174, Harold Nichols Open

2013-14 tournament finishes
4th, 174, M.S.O.E. (Wis.) Invitational
5th, 174, Knox (Ill.) Invitational

2012-13 tournament finishes
3rd, 174S, Augsburg (Minn.) Invitational
5th, 174, M.S.O.E. (Wis.) Invitational

2011-12 tournament finishes
6th, 174, M.S.O.E. (Wis.) Invitational
7th, 174S, Augsburg (Minn.) Invitational

Year Record
2011-12 9-8
2012-13 12-8
2013-14 13-19
2014-15 19-10
Career 53-45

 

Trent Baker

Jr., 184 pounds
Westwood HS
Sloan, Iowa


One varsity letter

Year Record
2012-13 3-3
2013-14 2-9
Career 5-12

 

Jesse Blauw

Sr., 184 pounds
Pella HS
Pella, Iowa


One varsity letter

 

Year Record
2012-13 0-2
2013-14 0-4
2014-15 0-4
Career 1-0
Career 1-10

 

Alex Dean

Jr., 285 pounds
Camanche HS
Clinton, Iowa


Two 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
Career 8-25

 

Abe Fernandez

Sr., 125 pounds
Strawberry Crest HS
Tampa Bay, Fla.


Three varsity letters
2012-13 Most Improved Performer Award

2014-15 tournament finishes
2nd, 125, Cornell Matman Invitational
3rd, 125, Central College Under Armour Invitational
3rd, 125, Jim Fox Invitational
4th, 125, Buena Vista Open
6th, 125, Auggie Adidas Open (Gold)

2013-14 tournament finishes

2nd, 125, Central Invitational
4th, 125, Knox (Ill.) Invitational
4th, 125, M.S.O.E. (Wis.) Invitational

Year Record
2011-12 2-6
2012-13 5-5
2013-14 13-11
2014-15 14-8
Career 34-30

 

Jake Hergott

So., 125 pounds
Southeast HS
Lincoln, Neb.


Two varsity letter

2014-15 tournament finishes
1st, 125, Auggie Adidas Open (Silver)
3rd, 125, Buena Vista Open

2013-14 tournament finishes
4th, 125, Central Invitational
6th, 125, Knox Invitational


Year Record
2013-14 7-6
2014-15 15-9
Career 22-15

 

Tyler Lowy

Sr., 197 pounds
Thunderbird HS
Phoenix, Ariz.


Four varsity letters
NWCA Scholar All-American (2014-15)
All-Iowa Conference (2013-14)
Iowa Conference wrestler of the week (Nov. 11, 2013)
Most Improved Performer Award (2013-14)

2014-15 tournament finishes
1st, 184, M.S.O.E. (Wis.) Invitational
2nd, 184, Central College Under Armour Invitational
6th, 184, Auggie Adidas Open (Gold)

2013-14 tournament finishes
1st, 197, Knox (Ill.) Invitational
1st, 197, Central Invitational
2nd, 197, M.S.O.E. (Wis.) Invitational
4th, 197, NCAA Central Regional

2012-13 tournament finishes
2nd, 184, M.S.O.E. (Wis.) Invitational
3rd, 184, Central Invitational
3rd, 184, Knox (Ill.) Invitational

Year Record
2011-12 19-13
2012-13 20-11
2013-14 30-5
2014-15 20-6
Career 89-35

 

Cory McCleary

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


One varsity letter

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


Year Record
2014-15 9-13
Career 9-13

 

Ben Melisi

So., 184 pounds
Chelmsford HS
San Marcos, Calif.


One varsity letter

2013-14 tournament finishes
4th, 184, Auggie Brute Open (Silver)
3rd, 184, Central Invitational


Year Record
2013-14 4-9
2014-15 2-6
Career 6-15

Jaime Miranda

So., 285 pounds
Aberdeen HS
Aberdeen, Wash.


Two varsity letters

2014-15 tournament finishes
3rd, 285, Central College Under Armour Invitational
5th, 285, M.S.O.E. (Wis.) 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
Career 30-23

Zach Moss

So., 165 pounds
Winterset HS
Winterset, Iowa


Two varsity letters
NWCA Scholar All-American (2014-15)

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 17-12
Career 27-25

 

Mike O'Connor

So., 149 pounds
St. Rita HS
Lockport, Ill.


Two varsity letters

2014-15 tournament finishes
2nd, 157, Central College Under Armour Invitational
4th, 157, M.S.O.E. (Wis.) 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
Career 25-20

 

Daniel Page

Sr., 125 pounds
Tumwater HS
Yelm, Wash.


Four varsity letters
NCAA Division III All-American (2015)
Division III tournament qualifier (2013, 2014, 2015)
All-Iowa Conference (2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15)
Most Valuable Performer Award (2012-13, 2013-14)
Lawrence Award (hardest worker) (2013-14)
Outstanding Freshman Award (2011-12)
Iowa Conference male athlete of the week (Jan. 28, 2012)
Iowa Conference wrestler of the week (Jan. 28, 2012)

2014-15 tournament finishes
1st, 125, Central College Under Armour Invitational
2nd, 125, NCAA Central Regional
2nd, 125, M.S.O.E. (Wis.) Invitational
3rd, 125, Auggie Adidas Open (Gold)
7th, 125, NCAA Division III Championships

2013-14 tournament finishes
1st, 125, Knox (Ill.) Invitational
1st, 125, M.S.O.E (Wis.) Invitational
1st, 125, Central Invitational
2nd, 125, NCAA Central Regional

2012-13 tournament finishes
2nd, 125, M.S.O.E. (Wis.) Invitational
2nd, 125, NCAA Division III regional
3rd, 125, Knox (Ill.) Invitational

Year Record
2011-12 22-17
2012-13 26-8
2013-14 29-7
2014-15 26-8
Career 103-40

 

A.J. Pestano

Jr., 133 pounds
Torrance HS
Torrance, Calif.


One varsity letter

2014-15 tournament finishes
2nd, 133, Central College Under Armour Invitational


Year Record
2013-14 3-4
2014-15 9-10
Career 12-14

C.J. Pestano

Fr., 125 pounds
Torrance HS
Torrance, Calif.


One varsity letter
NWCA Scholar All-American (2014-15)

2014-15 tournament finishes
1st, 125, Central College Under Armour Invitational
3rd, 125, M.S.O.E. Invitational
3rd, 125, Jim Fox Invitational
4th, 125, Cornell Matman Invitational
5th, 125, Auggie Adidas Open (Silver)

Year Record
2014-15 20-7
Career 20-7

 

Jay Pike

Jr., 197 pounds
Solon HS
Solon, Iowa

Two varsity letters
NWCA Scholar All-American (2014-15)

2014-15 tournament finishes
4th, 285, Knox (Ill.) Invitational
4th, 285, M.S.O.E. (Wis.) Invitational
4th, 285, Jim Fox Invitational
6th, 285, NCAA Central Regional

Year Record
2012-13 2-1
2014-15 17-16
Career 19-17

 

Jordan Richardson

So., 141 pounds
PORTA HS
Petersburg, Ill.


One varsity letter

2014-15 tournament finishes
1st, 141, M.S.O.E. Invitational
4th, 141, Knox (Ill.) Invitational

Year Record
2013-14 1-6
2014-15 9-7
Career 10-13

 

Matt Seabold

So., 197 pounds
Burlington HS
Burlington, Iowa


One varsity letter
NCAA Division III All-American (2015)
NCAA Division III tournament qualifier (2015)
All-Iowa Conference (2015)

2014-15 tournament finishes
1st, 197, Central College Under Armour Invitational
2nd, 197, M.S.O.E. Invitational
2nd, 197, NCAA Central Regional
7th, 197, NCAA Division III Championships

Year Record
2013-14 2-1
2014-15 24-8
Career 26-9

 

Ryan Vandall

So., 157 pounds
Moon Valley HS
Phoenix, Ariz.


Two varsity letter
Outstanding Freshman Award (2013-14)

2014-15 tournament finishes
1st, 149, M.S.O.E. (Wis.) 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, M.S.O.E (Wis.) Invitational
4th, 157, Central Invitational
4th, 157, Knox (Ill.) Invitational


Year Record
2013-14 24-14
2014-15 21-10
Career 45-24

Jahleel Vester

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


One varsity letter

Year Record
2014-15 14-19
Career 14-19

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