Luther College wraps up 2019 team wrestling camps
The 2019 team wrestling camps at Luther College have come to a close. Directed by Luther Head Wrestling Coach, Dave Mitchell, the athletic camps have grown into some of the largest and most recognized in the Midwest. More than 800 wrestlers from 8-plus states attended the 2019 wrestling camps throughout July, making them some of the biggest in the country.
The camps focus on promoting team unity while developing championship level technique. Max Thomsen, All-American wrestler from the University of Northern Iowa served as a clinician for team camp I. Drew Foster, NCAA Champion wrestler from the University of Northern Iowa, served as a clinician for team camp II. Trent Hillger, All-American wrestler from the University of Wisconsin, served as a clinician for team camp III. Lee Fullhart, NCAA Champion and four-time All-American from the University of Iowa, served as a clinician for team camps I, II and III.
Campers wrestled 10-plus matches and participated in team building activities, and intensive "Train Like a Norseman" sessions. The camp closed with an individual tournament, where tournament champions who went undefeated throughout camp were given a "˜Luther Wrestling Camp Outstanding Wrestler' singlet.
13 national championships, 12 NCAA runner-up honors and 98 All-American honors have been earned by Luther student-wrestlers. For more information about the Luther wrestling program, visit http://sports.luther.edu/men/wrestling/index.html. For information on upcoming camps visit http://www.luther.edu/sports/camps/.