The American Rivers Conference (A-R-C) has announced its end-of-the season wrestling awards, including the 30-member all-conference team. The all-conference team is composed of the top-three A-R-C place-winners at the NCAA Division III Lower Midwest Region Championships.
Senior Michael Suarez (La Quinta, Calif./Desert Mirage) at 165, and sophomore Ira Kuehn (DeWitt, Iowa/DeWitt Central) at 184, earned all-conference honors. Suarez placed third and Kuehn placed fourth at the Lower Midwest Regional. Suarez earned a trip to the NCAA III National Championships thanks to his third place finish. This is the first time both athletes have earned all-conference honors.