5 Blue Hawks going to NAIA Wrestling Tournament

5 Blue Hawks going to NAIA Wrestling Tournament

DES MOINES, IA- The Dickinson State Blue Hawks competed at the Central Region National Qualifying tournament this weekend. The Blue Hawks ranked No. 11 in the national pool took third with 116 team points.

At 133 pounds No. 1 Jacob Colon of Grand View University defeats No. 8 Gresh Jones of Dickinson State University ­­­­3-1 in the championship.

At 157 pounds-No. 13 Tobias Barnes of Missouri Valley College defeated No. 6 Sean Elkins of Dickinson State University 7-5 in double overtime in the championship.

At 184 No. 3 Michael Pixley of Grand View University defeated No. 7 Jon Solano of Dickinson State University 10-0 in the championship.

Top 3 Automatically Qualify for 2017 NAIA National Tournament

National Committee Wild Card votes to be decided in the upcoming days.

125- AJ Locke 4th

133- Gresh Jones 2nd

149- Seth Ehlang 3rd

157- Sean Elkins 2nd

174- Jason Zecchini 6th

184- Jon Solano 2nd

 184- Lane Oversen 3rd

197- Payson Dirk 5th

Hwt- Ethan Goss-Dickie 5th

The Blue Hawks will be back in action March 3rd and 4th  for the 2017 NAIA National Tournament in Topeka, KS.