January 7, 2012

#24 Wrestling Competes at NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals This Weekend

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NCWA National Team Rankings #5

The No. 24 ranked Mount Union wrestling team was one of 16 teams selected to compete at the National Wrestling Coaches Association/Cliff Keen National Duals this weekend in Springfield, Ill.

The Purple Raiders are the No. 12 seed at the national duals and square off against No. 5 seed and No. 7 in the nation St. John's (Minn.) Saturday morning at 10 am eastern time.  

Mount Union's next match will be at 2 pm eastern against either No. 25 ranked Centenary (N.J.) or No. 4 Wisconsin-LaCrosse.

Projected lineup this weekend

National Individual Rankings

Seniors Derick Hesson and Josh Malave are both nationlly ranked.  Hesson, an All-American a year ago, is ranked No. 2 at 285 while Malave is ranked 9th in the nation at 141 lbs. 

Up Next ...

A home dual match was added to the schedule next Saturday night (Jan. 14) against Jamestown (N.Y.) Community College at the MAAC.

Next Sunday, Jan. 15, Mount Union will host the 2012 Mount Union Open starting at 10 am at the MAAC on campus.

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