South Dakota State University wrestler Luke Zilverberg will open the season ranked 18th in the 157-pound weight class in preseason rankings conducted by FloWrestling.org.
Zilverberg has wrestled primarily at 165 pounds during his Jackrabbit career but is expected to drop down a weight class during his senior season. The Belle Plaine, Minnesota, native has compiled a 69-37 career record over the past three seasons, including a 26-10 mark during his junior campaign in which he made his first appearance in the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships.
Zilverberg joins teammate Seth Gross in the preseason FloWrestling rankings. Gross is ranked first in the 133-pound weight class.
The Jackrabbits are scheduled to open the 2017-18 season by hosting the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open Nov. 5 at Frost Arena.