Minneapolis, MN — Storm athletes will descend on Las Vegas this weekend for the 2015 U.S. Open Wrestling Championships and they’re bringing one of their strongest senior-level teams in over a decade. Athletes competing in freestyle for the Storm have among them 19 NCAA All-American accolades and six NCAA individual national championships (4 DI and 2 DIII). They’ve brought home several international medals this season, but they’re only focused on what’s next heading into the U.S. Open.
It will be exciting to follow Jayson Ness this weekend as the University of Minnesota assistant coach and 2010 Dan Hodge trophy winner continues his return to competition. At 70 kilograms, former World Team Member, Dustin Schlatter will look to build on his dominant performance at the Pan Am Championships where he outscored his opponents 41-0 on his way to winning gold. Also, Kevin LeValley, who was recently named assistant coach at his alma mater, Bucknell University, will represent the Storm at 70 kg (154 lbs). Continue reading at www.mtcstorm.com