ISU, Iowa near top of W.I.N. wrestling rankings


October 3, 2007
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Iowa State is ranked second and Iowa third in the first NCAA Division I wrestling rankings released by W.I.N. magazine. The rankings are based on who the magazine feels are currently the best individuals and tournament teams. Teams are not ranked on dual-meet strength, the magazine said in a news release.

TEAM RANKINGS
PL School /?07 NCAA Returning All-Americans/ Ret. AA Pts
1. Minnesota /1st /Ness, D. Schlatter, CP Schlatter, Kish/ 37
2. Iowa State/ 2nd/ Varner/ 12
3. Iowa /8th /Falck, Perry /23
4. Cornell /13th /Nickerson, Leen /13
5. Oklahoma State /5th /Scott, Morgan, Mason /28
6. Missouri /3rd /McCormick /3
7. Nebraska /16th /Donahoe /16
8. Ohio State /10th/ Jaggers, Palmer, Pucillo, Bergman/ 28
9. Michigan/ 6th/ Churella, Tannenbaum, Luke, Todd/ 34
10. Central Michigan /15th/ Miller, B. Sinnott, Gritter/ 14
11. Northwestern/ 4th /Lang, Tamillow, Fox /26
12. Penn State / 11th /Strayer, Davis/ 11
13. Wisconsin /12th/ Henning /12
14. Illinois /19th /Poeta /10
15. Indiana /14th /Escobedo, Hernandez, Coughlin /16
16. Edinboro / 9th/ Gillespie/ 16
17. Oklahoma /22nd /? /0
18. Hofstra/ 7th /Griffin /10
19. UT-Chattanooga /21st/ ? /0
19. Navy /18th/ Stolpinski/ 9
21. Penn /25th /? /0
22. Lehigh/ 38th /? /0
23. Boise State/ 54th /? /0
24. Arizona State /34th/ ? /0
25. Oregon State /26th /? /0

INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS
125 Pounds
Rk Name Yr. School ?06-07/NCAA
1. Paul Donahoe Jr. Nebraska 35-5 / 1st
2. Troy Nickerson Jr. Cornell 17-3 / 2nd
3. Angel Escobedo So. Indiana 44-9 / 4th
4. Jayson Ness So. Minnesota 40-5 / 5th
5. Obenson Blanc Sr. Lock Haven 34-8 / 6th
6. Tanner Gardner Sr. Stanford 42-5 / 7th
7. Charlie Falck Jr. Iowa 25-10 / 8th
8. Nick Fanthorpe So. Iowa State 27-11 / NQ
9. Tyler Shinn So. Oklahoma State 23-14 / NQ
10. Gabe Flores Sr. Illinois 21-6 / NQ
11. Dave Tomasette Sr. Hofstra 20-7 / NQ
12. Mark McKnight Sr. Penn State 23-11 / NQ
13. Mike Sees Sr. Bloomsburg 31-7 / NQ
14. Javier Maldonado Sr. UT Chattanooga 32-9 / NQ
15. Brandon Precin So. Northwestern 35-12 / NQ
16. Pat Castillo Sr. Northern Illinois 28-13 / NQ
17. Eric Hoffman Sr. North Dakota St. 22-7 / NQ
18. Colin Cudd Sr. Wisconsin 21-13 / NQ
19. Luke Smith Sr. Central Michigan 21-15 / NQ
20. Steve Mytych Jr. Drexel 28-11 / NQ

133 Pounds
Rk Name Yr. School ?06-07/NCAA
1. Coleman Scott Sr. Oklahoma State 30-4 / 2nd
2. Tyler McCormick Sr., Missouri 19-10 / 6th
3. Jake Strayer Jr., Penn State 27-8 / 7th
4. Mack Reiter Sr. Minnesota 14-4 / NQ
5. Andre Hernandez Jr. Indiana 34-19 / 8th
6. Jimmy Kennedy So. Illinois 28-7 /NQ
7. Chad Mendez Sr. Cal Poly Redshirted
8. Lou Ruggirello So. Hofstra 31-9 / NQ
9. Nick Gallick So. Iowa State 28-10 / NQ
10. Joe Baker Jr. Navy 21-9 / NQ
11. Franklin Gomez So. Michigan State 31-8
12. T.J. Enright Sr. Ohio State 14-10 / NQ
13. Zach Tanelli Jr. Wisconsin 21-10 / NQ
14. Cory Jantzen Fr. Harvard NY state champ
15. Dan Mitcheff Jr. Kent State 22-15 /NQ
16. Eric Albright Jr. Virginia 32-12 / NQ
17. Seth Ciassuli So. Lehigh 19-16 / NQ
18. Terreyl Williams Sr. Appalachian State Redshirted
19. Joey Slaton Fr. Iowa Redshirted
20. Kenny Jordan So. Nebraska Redshirted

141 pounds
Rk Name Yr. School ?06-07/NCAA
1. Ryan Lang Sr. Northwestern 29-1 / 2nd
2. Charles Griffin Sr. Hofstra 35-6 / 3rd
3. Nathan Morgan Sr. Oklahoma State 19-5 / 4th
4. Don Fisch Sr. Rider 32-11 / 5th
5. Brandon Rader Jr., West Virginia 24-4 / 6th
6. J Jaggers Jr. Ohio State 21-10 / 7th
7. Manuel Rivera Sr. Minnesota 38-4 / NQ
8. Alex Tsirtsis Sr. Iowa 26-10 / NQ
9. Kyle Ruschell So. Wisconsin 30-9 / NQ
10. Adam Frey So. Cornell 16-4 / NQ
11. Drew Headlee Jr. Pittsburgh 22-9 / NQ
12. Robbie Preston Sr. Harvard 10-4 / NQ
13. Mitch Mueller So. Iowa State 18-16 / NQ
14. C.J. Ettelson Sr. Northern Iowa 28-13 / NQ
15. Troy Tirapelle Jr. Illinois 21-8
16. Matt Kyler So. Army 31-12 / NQ
17. Ken Hashimoto Jr., Northern Colorado 23-4 / NQ
18. Alex Krom Jr. Maryland 22-7
19. Darrion Caldwell So. NC State 20-6 / NQ
20. Kyle Terry So. Oklahoma 18-12 / NQ

149 Pounds
Pl Name Yr. School ?06-07/NCAA
1. Gregor Gillespie Jr. Edinboro 34-2 / 1st
2. Josh Churella Sr. Michigan 31-5 / 2nd
3. Dustin Schlatter Jr. Minnesota 37-1 / 3rd
4. Lance Palmer So. Ohio State 34-14 / 4th
5. J.P. O'Connor So. Harvard 37-8 / 5th
6. Matt Coughlin So Indiana 35-18 / 7th
7. Jordan Leen Sr. Cornell 37-7 / 8th
8. Cyler Sanderson So. Iowa State 29-11 / NQ
9. Brent Metcalf So. Iowa Redshirted
10. Jake Patacsil Jr. Purdue 34-12 / NQ
11. Scott Ervin Sr. Appalachian State 28-5 / NQ
12. Bubba Jenkins So. Penn State 23-12 / NQ
13. Josh Wagner Jr. Missouri 27-13 / NQ
14. Morgan Atkinson Sr. Cal Fullerton 28-5 / NQ
15. David Jauregui Jr. West Virginia 21-6 / NQ
16. Jordan Burroughs So Nebraska 16-13 / NQ
17. Matt Moley So. Bloomsburg 27-14 / NQ
18. Joe Caramanica Jr. NC State 18-10 / NQ
19. Matt Dunn So. Columbia 17-12 / NQ
20. Mitch Smith So. Hofstra 7-4

157 Pounds
Rk Name Yr. School ?06-07/NCAA
1. Craig Henning Sr. Wisconsin 31-4 / 2nd
2. Mike Poeta Jr. Illinois 24-3 / 3rd
3. Matt Kocher Sr. Pittsburgh 27-9 / 5th
4. C.P. Schlatter Sr. Minnesota 28-8 / 6th
5. Josh Zupancic Sr. Stanford 37-12 / 7th
6. Ryan Hluschak Sr. Drexel 33-10 / 8th
7. Brandon Becker Sr. Indiana 33-10 / NQ
8. Andrew Flanagan Jr. Harvard 9-3, injured
9. Michael Chandler Jr. Missouri 24-10 / NQ
10. Moza Fay Jr. Northern Iowa 35-10 / NQ
11. Dan Vallimont So. Penn State 22-12 / NQ
12. Ryan Morningstar So. Iowa 26-13 / NQ
13. Chris Oliver Jr. Nebraska 20-9 / NQ
14. Matt Dragon Jr. Penn 24-9 / NQ
15. Will Rowe Jr. Oklahoma 22-8 / NQ
16. Tyler Sherfey Jr. Boise State 35-9 / NQ
17. Zac Fryling Sr. West Virginia 21-8 / NQ
18. Newly McSpadden Jr. Oklahoma State 17-18 / NQ
19. Kurt Gross Sr. Kent State 19-11 / NQ
20. Chase Pami So. Cal Poly 20-13 / NQ

165 Pounds
Rk Name Yr. School ?06-07/NCAA
1. Mark Perry Sr. Iowa 32-5 / 1st
2. Eric Tannenbaum Sr. Michigan 28-3 / 4th
3. Mike Miller So. Central Michigan 15-8 / 8th
4. Pat Pitsch Sr. Arizona State 14-9 / NQ
5. Steve Anceravage Jr. Cornell 23-6 / NQ
6. Tyler Safratowich Jr. Minnesota 32-14 / NQ
7. R. Smith-Bergsrud Jr. Illinois 30-10 / NQ
8. Mike Cannon So. American 29-8 / NQ
9. Stephen Dwyer So. Nebraska 19-13 / NQ
10. Zack Shanaman So. Penn 26-12 / NQ
11. Dustin Noack Jr. Cal Davis 23-10 / NQ
12. Nick Marable So. Missouri 26-8
13. Andrew Rendos So. Bucknell 27-6 / NQ
14. Justin Fraga So. Purdue 27-16 / NQ
15. Dave Rella So. Penn State 21-13
16. Max Dean Sr. Oklahoma 27-18 / NQ
17. Jonathan Reader Fr. Iowa State Redshirted
18. Eric Decker So. Virginia Tech 24-17 / NQ
19. Daniel Atondo Sr. CS Bakersfield 23-16 / NQ
20. Ryan Meyer So. So. Dakota State 23-11 / NQ

174 Pounds
Rk Name Yr. School ?06-07/NCAA
1. Keith Gavin Sr. Pittsburgh 28-4 / 2nd
2. Matt Stolpinski Sr. Navy 44-7 / 4th
3. Brandon Mason Jr. Oklahoma State 27-13 / 5th
4. Steve Luke Jr. Michigan 27-4 / 6th
5. Brandon Sinnott Sr. Central Michigan 35-7 / 7th
6. Gabe Dretsch Sr. Minnesota 29-13 / NQ
7. Mike Letts So. Maryland 30-7 / NQ
8. Kurt Brenner So. West Virginia 21-8 / NQ
9. Doug Umbehauer Jr. Rider 28-12 / NQ
10. Alton Lucas Jr. Hofstra 23-10
11. Nick Hayes Sr. Northwestern 21-15 / NQ
12. Phil Moricone Jr. Edinboro 26-11 / NQ
13. John Dergo So. Illinois 24-11 / NQ
14. Brandon Browne So. Nebraska Redshirted
15. David Erwin So. Penn State Redshirted
16. Lloyd Rogers So. UT-Chattanooga 29-13 / NQ
17. Joey Hooker Sr. Cornell 25-11 / NQ
18. Jay Borschel Fr. Iowa Redshirted
19. Neal Martin Sr. Appalachian State 29-16 / NQ
20. Trevor Perry So. Indiana 23-13 / NQ

184 Pounds
Rk Name Yr. School ?06-07/NCAA
1. Jake Varner So. Iowa State 29-7 / 2nd
2. Roger Kish Sr. Minnesota 37-3 / 3rd
3. Tyrel Todd Jr. Michigan 28-8 / 5th
4. Mike Pucillo So. Ohio State 26-5 / 6th
5. Louis Caputo Jr. Harvard 30-9 / 7th
6. Josh Arnone So. Cornell 12-5 / NQ
7. David Craig So. Lehigh 31-11 / NQ
8. Raymond Jordan Jr. Missouri 29-6 / NQ
9. Joe Rovelli Sr. Hofstra 32-7 / NQ
10. Christian Sinnott Sr. Central Michigan 25-8 / NQ
11. Marc Bennett Sr. Indiana 36-15 / NQ
12. Joe Williams Sr. Michigan State 25-11
13. Greg Gifford Jr. Arizona State 18-9 / NQ
14. Vince Jones So. Nebraska Redshirted
15. Josh Weitzel Sr. Oklahoma 28-9 / NQ
16. Trevor Brandvold So. Wisconsin 19-9 / NQ
17. Jack Jensen Sr. Oklahoma State 23-15 / NQ
18. Duke Burk So. Northern Illinois 24-9 / NQ
19. Phillip Keddy So. Iowa 14-17 / NQ
20. Lior Zamir Sr. Penn 20-14 / NQ

197 Pounds
Rk Name Yr. School ?06-07/NCAA
1. Josh Glenn Sr. American 27-1 / 1st
2. Phil Davis Sr. Penn State 28-5 / 5th
3. Mike Tamillow Sr. Northwestern 37-5 / 7th
4. Craig Brester So. Nebraska 19-7 / NQ
5. Wynn Michalak Sr. Central Michigan 31-8 / NQ
6. Max Askren So. Missouri 28-3 / NQ
7. Dallas Herbst Jr. Wisconsin 31-8 / NQ
8. Hudson Taylor So. Maryland 29-9 / NQ
9. Jason Trulson Sr. Arizona State 24-15 / NQ
10. Eric Laptosky So. Bucknell 27-6 / NQ
11. T. J. Morrison Sr. Rider 31-11 / NQ
12. Patrick Bond So. Illinois 15-6 / NQ
13. Joel Flaggert Sr. Oklahoma 28-5 / NQ
14. Brandon Halsey Jr. Cal Bakersfield 28-9 / NQ
15. Jared Villers Sr. West Virginia 27-7 / NQ
16. Joe Rovelli Sr. Hofstra 31-5 / NQ
17. Ryan Goodman Jr. North Carolina St. 22-4 / NQ
18. Casey White Jr. Michigan 10-10
19. Dan Erekson Jr. Iowa 13-9
20. David Mendoza Jr. Old Dominion 32-12 / NQ

Heavyweight
Rk Name Yr. School ?06-07/NCAA
1. Dustin Fox Sr. Northwestern 33-5 / 3rd
2. Bubba Gritter Sr. Central Michigan 32-7 / 5th
3. Wade Sauer Jr. Cal State Fullerton 30-15 / 6th
4. Mike Spaid Sr. Bloomsburg 35-8 / 8th
5. J.D. Bergman Sr. Ohio State 28-9 / 4th-197
6. Dave Zabriskie So. Iowa State 27-8 / NQ
7. Ed Prendergast Sr. Navy 37-7 / NQ
8. Matt Fields Sr. Iowa 28-12 / NQ
9. Matt Koz Sr. UT Chattanooga 18-7 / NQ
10. Andy Patrick Jr. Boise State 31-8 / NQ (inj.)
11. Jared Rosholt So. Oklahoma State 23-12 / NQ
12. Joe Fendone So. Edinboro 28-12 / NQ
13. Colton Nichols Jr. CS-Bakersfield 17-8 / NQ
14. Mark Ellis So. Missouri 16-12 / NQ
15. Reece Hopkin Sr. Northern Colorado 20-8 / NQ
16. Jon May Sr. Nebraska 14-4, injured
17. Kyle Massey Jr. Wisconsin 18-10 / NQ
18. Zach Hammond Jr. Cornell 28-10 / NQ
19. Rashard Goff Jr. Cleveland State 26-17 / NQ
20. Jermail Porter Jr. Kent State 23-10 / NQ