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Spartans Ready for Regionals

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Posted Mar 1, 2013

Derek Mizaur: Ranked #5 at 174 lbs.

DUBUQUE, IOWA – The University of Dubuque Wrestling team will complete in the NCAA DIII Central Region Championships on Saturday, March 2 at the Five Flags Center. The first round matches begin at 9:00 am. At the end of the weekend, the Top 3 finishers in each weight class will have their ticket punched to the NCAA DIII Championships on March 15-16 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 2013 marks the first year under the new regional format for deciding championship qualifiers.

Tickets are available at the Five Flags Center box office on the day of the event only. Tickets are for the full day with prices being $13 for adults and $11 for students and seniors. Doors open at 8:00 am.

The Spartans are currently ranked #24 in Division III by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. Individuals currently ranked in the top 10 are Derek Mizaur (#5 at 174 lbs.), Chris Sokol (#8 at 133 lbs.), and Logan Einerson (#10 at 184 lbs.). Einerson and Ryan Warczynskiwere each National Championships qualifiers in 2012. Warczynski has qualified the past three seasons, at 157 lbs. in 2010/2011 and at 149 lbs. in 2012.

Competing Teams & NWCA Ranked Individuals

Team/Individual      Record     Weight     Rank  
Dubuque 10-8   #24
Derek Mizaur 26-8 174 lbs. #5
Chris Sokol 14-7 133 lbs. #8
Logan Einerson 19-4 184 lbs. #10
       
Augustana 14-5   -
Jacob Scholten 37-8 125 lbs. #6
       
Buena Vista 2-9   -
Brian Broll 14-1 184 lbs. #2
       
Cental 12-6   #28
       
Coe 13-6   #14
Alex Burkle 13-4 285 lbs. #5
Ryan Shledon 19-9 184 lbs. #7
Donnie Horner 17-11 197 lbs. #10
       
Cornell 5-6   #30
Alex Coolidge 26-3 197 lbs. #2
       
Knox 2-13   -
       
Loras 10-13   #25
James Buss 31-4 285 lbs. #7
Nick Steger 30-5 133 lbs. #9
       
Luther 12-8   #22
Trent Flegel 27-10 197 lbs. #8
       
Simpson 1-14   -
       
Wartburg 19-0   #1
Kenny Anderson 21-0 133 lbs. #1
Kodie Silvestri 17-1 149 lbs. #1
Landon Williams 27-1 165 lbs. #1
Cole Welter 16-3 157 lbs. #3
Gilberto Camacho 27-5 125 lbs. #4
Sam Upah 24-4 184 lbs. #5
Dylan Azinger 13-3 174 lbs. #6
Puna Soriano 20-6 197 lbs. #6
Ryan Fank 25-5 285 lbs. #6
Thomas Mirocha 21-4 141 lbs. #10