Six Blue Hawk Wrestlers Qualify for Nationals

Six Blue Hawk Wrestlers Qualify for Nationals

MARSHALL, MO- The Dickinson State University Wrestling team will be sending six wrestlers to the NAIA National Wrestling Meet after their success at the regional meet on Saturday.

Deshun Haynes earned 5th place at 125 after he defeated Juan Dominguez from Graceland, 6-4. Haynes will find out Monday if he will receive a Wildcard invite to the NAIA National Tournament.

Seth Ehlang finished 4th at 149 after he was defeated by Victor Hughes, 3-1, in the third place match. Ehlang received a Wildcard for the NAIA National Tournament that was voted on by the coaches.

Taylor Hodel took 2nd at 165 after he lost in the championship match to Dallas Houchins, 4-2. With the 2nd place finish, Hodel received a bid to the NAIA National Tournament.

Cody Johnson won the third place match at 174 when he defeated Gabe Suthoff via pin. With the third place finish, Johnson receives a bid to the NAIA National Tournament.

Jonathan Solano finished 2nd at 184 after he was pinned by Michael Pixley in the championship match. Solano also earned a bid to the NAIA National Tournament.

Lane Oversen took 3rd at 184 when he won the third place match by injury forfeit by Brett Bader. Oversen received a bid for the NAIA NAtional Tournament with his second place finish.

Hudson Buck finished 3rd at 197 after he defeated Donavan Fouchey, 6-5, in the thrid place match. Buck also received a bid to the NAIA National Tournament.

Trevor Conrad finished 4th at 285 after he was defeated by Justin Smith, 4-2, in the third place match. Conrad will find out Monday if he receives a Wildcard invite to the NAIA National Tournament.

The Blue Hawks will travel to Topeka, Kansas to wrestle in the 2016 NAIA National Meet on March 4th and 5th.

Regional Brackets

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