January 8, 2014

#19 Wrestling Heads to Iowa For NWCA National Duals This Week

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NWCA National Rankings (Jan. 6)

The No. 19 ranked Mount Union wrestling team is one 16 teams selected to compete at the National Wrestling Coaches Association National Duals this weekend in Des Moines, Iowa.

The Purple Raiders, one of 11 nationally ranked teams at the tournament this weekend, start the tournament against No. 12 Luther Saturday at 9 am.  

Mount Union would next face either No. 1 ranked Wartburg (Iowa) or NYU.

The Raiders last wrestled at the National Duals in 2012 and finished eighth.

Projected Lineup This Weekend

Nationally Ranked Teams at National Duals

1. Wartburg (Iowa), 2. Augsburg (Minn.), 3. Wabash (Ind.), 4. UW-Whitewater, 5. Wilkes (Pa.), 9. Coe (Iowa), 11. UW-LaCrosse, 12. Luther (Iowa), 19. Mount Union, 22. St. John's (Minn.)

Up Next ...

Mount Union returns home next weekend for the Raider Tri-Match and Purple Raider Open on Jan. 18 and Jan. 19.

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