MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team will compete at the Super Region 3 tournament beginning on Saturday at the Elmen Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. The two-day event concludes on Sunday.
Live video for the event can be accessed here, while live stats through trackwrestling.com are available here. The top four finishers in each weight class advance to nationals.
MSUM is returning All-American Blake Bosch, who was a national qualifier in 2015 and finished eighth at the meet. He is currently ranked No. 2 in the nation at 133 pounds.
The Dragons, who are ranked 23rd in the Basford Rankings, finished 8-7 in duals this season.
As part of the #DragonsMarchOn theme, here is a look at some of the Dragon wrestlers who are ranked in the region and eyeing a trip to nationals:
Blake Bosch (133): Bosch is ranked No. 2 in the nation at 133 pounds. He is also ranked first in Super Region 3 according to d2wrestle.com. Bosch is 28-5 and has won 20 matches in a row. He is a two-time NSIC Wrestler of the Week.
Isaac Novacek (149): Novacek is tied for second on the team with 16 wins. He has won three straight matches going into the regional. Novacek is ranked eighth in the region according to the Basford Rankings.
Garret Hoffner (157): Hoffner (16-10) is tied for second on the team in wins and advanced to the second day of competition in 2015. Hoffner is ranked eighth in the region according to the Basford Rankings.
Adam Blees (165): The freshman has had a strong debut season, going 14-8. He is ranked sixth in the region according to D2wrestle.com and eighth according to the Basford Rankings. Blees started the season 2-4 but is 12-4 since.
MSUM Lineup at Regionals
125-Jared Goldsmith (Fr., 14-13)
133-Blake Bosch (Jr., 28-5)
141-Kristian Vazquez (RFr., 10-13)
149-Isaac Novacek (Jr., 16-16)
157-Garret Hoffner (Jr., 16-10)
165-Adam Blees (Fr., 14-8)
174-Brayden Kuntz (Fr., 14-14)
184-Austin May (Fr., 13-11)
197-Mike Urban (Sr., 11-8)
285-Nader Abdullatif (Jr., 9-8)