Trent Flegel, posted a 1-2 record at the 50th Ken Kraft Midlands Championships. Flegel, a 2012 NCAA III All-American, drew the No. 1 seed of the 197 lb. bracket, Dustin Kilgore of Kent State University. Kilgore, a 2011 NCAA I national champion, returned to the college wrestling mat this year after taking an Olympic redshirt last season after placing third at the United States World Team Trials. Kilgore defeated Flegel by technical fall 22-7.
In the wrestle backs, Flegel defeated Warren Bosch of Edinboro by major decison 11-3, and was eliminated from the tournament by the No. 11 seed Jackson Hein of Wisconsin by major decision 17-3.
Luther will return to action on Jan. 5, when it will participate in the Chuck Porter Duals hosted by Knox College, Galesburg, Ill. Action begins at 9:00 a.m.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586