Skip Navigation

Text Only/ Printer-Friendly

Wrestling - IIAC Championships - Host: Coe College

Date:February 24, 2012
Results:3 of 9
Location:Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Four Norse qualified for the 2012 NCAA III National Championships and Luther placed third at the 60th annual Iowa Conference Championships. Luther, who finished sixth at last year's tournament, posted a point total of 123.5 good for third place. Wartburg was crowned the league champion with 193.5 and Coe was second with 157.

Kyle Windquist (141) and Trent Flegel (197) were conference runner-ups. Windquist was defeated by Wartburg's Kodie Silvestri by fall at 1:53 and two-time defending national champion Byron Tate of Wartburg defeated Flegel 23-8 by technical fall at 6:04, in the title bouts.

Daniel Mendoza (125) and Conner Herman (285) also qualified for the national championships thanks to third place finishes. Mendoza defeated Tim Hood of Cornell 3-2 and Herman posted a 2-1 decision over Cornell's Carl Gaul.

Evan Obert (133), Stephan De La Cruz (149) and Garrett Bonte (165) missed qualifying for the national finale by one match, all finishing fourth. The top three place winners in each weight class earned trips to the national tournament.

Obert, seeded sixth at 133, was defeated by the #2 Tigue Snider of Cornell 7-4. De La Cruz, also seeded sixth, lost a 3-1 decision to #5 Ryan Warcynski of Dubuque. Bonte, who was seeded fourth, was injured midway through the second period of his third place match. Wrestling with basically one arm he gave a gallant effort but was defeated by #3 Joseph Hambleton of Cornell 8-5.

Jayden DeVilbiss (174), Jarid Groth (184) both placed sixth and Dalton Brown (157) placed seventh.

Complete Results (pdf)  - IIAC Championships Website

The 2012 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships hosted March 9-10 by University of Wisconsin-La Crosse at La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wis.

Sophomore

Mesa, Ariz.

Westwood

Sophomore

Glenwood City, Wis.

Glenwood City

Sophomore

Wanamingo, Minn.

Kenyon-Wanamingo

First Year

Shelbyville, Ill.

Shelbyville

Junior

Big Rapids, Mich.

Big Rapids High School

Junior

Livermore, Calif.

Livermore

First Year

Ossian, Iowa

South Winn

First Year

Genoa, Wis.

DeSoto

Junior

Alma, Mich.

Alma

First Year

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Jefferson

Contact: eayrbr01

 

calendar_image