Mount Union Moves Up in National Rankings; Schindel Ranks Third at 197

OSWEGO, N.Y. -- The University of Mount Union wrestling team moved up 14 spots to rank No. 15 in the nation in the latest BRUTE/ADIDAS National Wrestling Coaches Association NCAA Division III Coaches Poll.

Two-time All-American senior Bill Schindel (Tallmadge/Akron Hoban) also moved up the individual rankings at 197-pounds from No. 4 to now No. 3 in the nation.

Mount Union is on the road Friday for a dual match at Thiel (Pa.) College at 7 pm in Greenville, Pa.

BRUTE/ADIDAS NWCA National Poll
1. Warburg (Iowa)
2. Wis.-LaCrosse
3. Coe (Iowa)
4. Ithaca (N.Y.)
5. St. John's (Minn.)
6. Augsburg (Minn.)
7. Concordia-Moorhead (Minn.)
8. New Jersey
9. Wis.-Stevens Point
10. Cornell (Iowa)
11. Dubuque (Iowa)
12. Brockport State (N.Y.)
13. Centenary (N.J.)
14. Wilkes (Pa.)
15. Mount Union
16. Cortland State (N.Y.)
17. Wis.-Oshkosh
18. York (Pa.)
19. Messiah (Pa.)
20. Elizabethtown (Pa.)
21. Williams (Mass.)
22. Luther (Iowa)
23. Ohio Northern
24. North Central (Ill.)
25. Buena Vista (Iowa)
26. Springfield (Mass.)
27. Olivet (Mich.)
28. Elmhurst (Ill.)
29. Heidelberg
30. Waynesburg (Pa.)

197-pound Rankings
1. Byron Tate – Wartburg (Iowa)
2. Ryan Malo – Williams (Mass.)
3. Bill Schindel – Mount Union
4. Jared Myhrberg – Cortland State (N.Y.)
5. Brian Broll – Buena Vista (Iowa)
6. Adam Latella – Wis.-Whitewater
7. Brennan Ward – Johnson & Wales (R.I.)
8. Aaron Karns – Delaware Valley (Pa.)
9. George Saliba – York (Pa.)
10. Tony Willaert – Saint John's (Minn.)

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