‘Perfect storm’ batters Minnesota West wrestling program

WORTHINGTON — It’s no use, says Minnesota West wrestling coach Bob Purcell, to dwell on what might have been.

But on Monday, the 20-year Bluejays mentor took a moment to dwell on what might have been.

“We’d have a top-five Division III team in the nation if we had everybody wrestling that’s in school this year,” he said with a slight curl to his lip and a faint twinkle in his eye.

Welcome to the perfect storm that is the 2016-17 Minnesota West wrestling squad, which is not a top-five Division III team. In fact, the Bluejays are not a team at all — yet. Continue reading at www.dglobe.com