There has been some recent information, or updated info, on the Boise State wrestling team's lineup. I am posting it here in case anyone is interested. But at any rate, according to the latest info, the following WILL be Boise State's lineup for this season:
125 lbs. ALAN BARTELLI - True Freshman - 9-1 record so far this season for Boise State - Won by FALL (5:45) over Oregon State's starter at 125 lbs (Jake Gonzales).
133 lbs. CORY FISH - True Junior, i.e., he still has not used his redshirt season. He has been the starter for Boise State for the last two years at 125 lbs - moved up to 133 lbs this season. So far he has an 8-2 record for Boise State this season at 133 lbs. His two losses were both to fellow Boise State wrestler Andrew Hochstrasser (5-0 and 2-1). HOCHSTRASSER WILL BE REDSHIRTED THIS SEASON
141 lbs. CAM JONES - Junior - Cam has been rehabbing from an injury but is expected to join the lineup soon for Boise State. Backing Cam Jones up at 141 lbs for Boise State will be true Sophomore Levi Jones and redshirted freshman Eli Hutchison. Levi has a record of 3-3 so far this season with a 2nd place finish at the Best of the West tournament to his credit. Eli Hutchison is 6-4 so far this season with a 4th place finish at the BOW tournament.
149 lbs. ADAM HALL - Redshirt Freshman - Hall has an 8-1 record so far this season. His one loss this season was a 13-7 loss to the # 8 ranked wrestler in the nation at 149 lbs (Jordan Burroughs of the Univ. of Nebraska). Hall took 1st place at the Best of the West tournament and he also took 2nd place at the Cowboy Open tournament.
157 lbs. TYLER SHERFEY - Junior - Sherfey has a 9-2 record so far this season. He took 1st place at the Best of the West tournament and placed 4th at the Cowboy Open tournament.
165 lbs. KURT SWARTZ - Redshirt Freshman - Swartz has compiled a record of 7-1 so far this season. His one loss was a 4-1 loss to the # 9 ranked wrestler in the nation at 165 lbs (Stephen Dwyer of the Univ. of Nebraska).
174 lbs. NATE LEE - Sophomore - Nate Lee is still recovering from an injury but he is expected to return to the starting lineup for Boise State after December 31st, i..e, in early January. Lee placed 3rd at last season's PAC 10 tournament behind two Seniors.
184 lbs. MATT CASPERSON - True Sophomore - Matt started for Boise State last season at 197 lbs but has dropped down to 184 lbs for this season. So far this season Matt has a record of 6-3 and he placed 2nd at the Best of the West tournament. Kirk Smith will also be redshirted this season.
197 lbs. RYAN ALLEN - Sophomore - Ryan has a record of 2-4 so far this season. Backing him up will be Wes Cooper, a redshirt freshman, and Chirs Givens, a true freshman. Cooper has a record of 2-4 this season (2 losses were by injury default) and Givens has a record of 6-3 so far this season (including a 9-1 loss to Ryan Allen).
285 lbs. NICK SMITH - Junior - He was only recently released by the doctors to compete. He competed at the Best of the West tournament a week or so ago and placed 2nd at 285 lbs. He is 4-1 so far this season at 285 lbs
Those who will be redshirted this season for Boise State are:
1. Troy Walker - 149 lbs.
2. Andrew Hochstrasser - 133 lbs.
3. Kirk Smith - 184 lbs.
4. Levi Holt - 174 lbs (medical)
5. Brad Muri - 149 lbs (medical)
Luke Smith (165 lbs Sophomore) will very likely not compete at all this season due to medical reasons.