DICKINSON, ND- Eight DSU Wrestlers gear up for the NAIA National Tournament this weekend, Mar. 6th and 7th, in Topeka, KS.
Leading the charge for the Blue Hawks is Hudson Buck who is currently ranked #1 in the NAIA at 197 pounds with a record of 23-1. Sean Elkins is currently ranked #7 in the NAIA at 157 pounds with a record of 28-6. Tyler Brown is currently ranked #8 in the NAIA at 174 pounds with a record of 27-11. Jon Solano is currently ranked #9 in the NAIA with a record of 28-6. Seth Ehlang is currently ranked #12 in the NAIA at 149 pounds with a record of 35-9. Also making the trip to the NAIA National Wrestling Tournament is 125 pound Deshun Hayes with a record of 17-13, Taylor Hodel at 165 pound with a record of 24-10, and Lane Overson at 184 pound with a record of 18-12.
The most recent National Champion for the Blue Hawks was current assistant coach Jesse Hellinger, who won the 2014 National Championship at 197 pound weight class.
The 2015 NAIA Wrestling National Championships, presented by Blue Chip Wrestling, will take place March 6 – 7 at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, Kan. Stretch Internet, the NAIA’s official video stream provider, will broadcast the championship bouts (session IV) Saturday night on www.NAIANetwork.com. Action for that session is scheduled to begin at approximately 7 p.m. CST.
Best of luck to the Blue Hawk wrestlers!