MVC Wrestling Falls Three Spots in Coaches' Poll

6 years 5 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, December 06 2012 Dec 6, 2012 Thursday, December 06, 2012 4:58:53 PM CST December 06, 2012 in Sports
Source: Andy Pulverenti - Press Release

MARSHALL, MO -- The Missouri Valley College men's wrestling team fell three spots in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 Poll to the No. 7 position.

Since the last poll released in late November the Vikings have defeated No. 13 Missouri Baptist in a dual 19-16 and were defeated by NCAA Division II Truman State in a dual 25-19. The Vikings also had a number of wrestlers compete at the Kaufman Brand Open in St. Louis, Missouri on Saturday, December 1.

Other notable teams ranked in this week's poll includes Grand View (Iowa) at No. 1. The Vikings will host Grand View in a dual January 30. Baker University comes in at No. 9 in the poll and Benedictine College is in the "others receiving votes" category.

Also released were the individual rankings in each weight class and the Vikings have eight members of their team ranked. Freshman Ryan Sterns moved up seven spots and is now ranked No. 16 at 125 pounds; Junior Brian Bitney improves one spot to the No. 4 ranking at 133 pounds; Sophomore Logan Welch is ranked No. 8 at 133 pounds for the second-straight poll; Freshman Todd Brackett comes in at No. 15 in the 141 pound weight class; Senior Gian Traverso stays ranked No. 6 at 165 pounds; Junior Josh Manu remains ranked No. 4 at 197 pounds; Junior Daniel Mueller moves up one spot and is now ranked No. 6 at 285 pounds; and Freshman Gabi Musallam is up three spots and to No. 11 at 285 pounds.

The Viking wrestling team will travel to Reno, Nevada for the Reno Tournament of Champions December 16, before having nearly a month to prepare for the NAIA National Duals in Springfield, Illinois on January 12-13.

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