Wrestling

  • Seven national top-10 team finishes
  • Four NCAA Div. III individual championships
  • 45 All-America honors
  • 2 All-Americans in 2015

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2015-16 returning letterwinners



Aaron Anderson

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

Three 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
Career 54-28

 

Alex Dean

Sr., 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

 

Cory McCleary

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


One varsity letter

20154-16 tournament finishes
4th, 174, Jim Fox Open

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


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

 

Jaime Miranda

Jr., 285 pounds
Aberdeen HS
Aberdeen, Wash.


Two 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
Career 30-23

Zach Moss

Jr., 174 pounds
Winterset HS
Winterset, Iowa


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

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 17-12
Career 27-25

 

Mike O'Connor

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


Two 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
Career 25-20

 

A.J. Pestano

Sr., 125 pounds
Torrance HS
Torrance, Calif.


One 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
Career 12-14

C.J. Pestano

So., 125 pounds
Torrance HS
Torrance, Calif.


One varsity letter
NWCA Scholar All-American (2014-15; 2015-16)
2016 NCAA Division III All-American
Outstanding Freshman Award (2014-15)

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
Career 20-7

 

Jay Pike

Sr., 285 pounds
Solon HS
Solon, Iowa

Two varsity letters
NWCA Scholar All-American (2014-15; 2015-16)

2015-16 tournament finishes

1st, 125, 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
Career 19-17

 

Matt Seabold

Jr., 197 pounds
Burlington HS
Burlington, Iowa


One 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
Career 26-9

 

Ryan Vandall

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


Two varsity letters
Iowa Conference wrestler of the week (Dec. 6, 2015)
Outstanding Freshman Award (2013-14)

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
Career 45-24

Jahleel Vester

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


One 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
Career 14-19

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