Kass and Nielsen earn spots on the U23 Greco-Roman World Team

Minnesota wrestlers Logan Kass and Carter Nielsen won the UWW U23 Greco-Roman World Team Trials on Friday in Akron, Ohio.

Kass, a 2015 Benilde-St. Margaret’s graduate, was a three-time state placewinner. Nielsen, also a 2015 grad, was a state champion and state runner-up for Foley.

The U23 World Championships will take place in Bucharest, Romania, in November.

Brackets/Results on arena.flowrestling.org

Coverage from themat.com:

Northern Michigan OTS puts six on U23 Greco World Team at Trials in Akron

72 kg
1st – Logan Kass (Minnesota Storm) def. Alex Mossing (Air Force RTC), two matches to none
Bout one – Kass won by injury default over Mossing
Bout two – Kass won by medical forfeit
WON VSU Mccoy Tekautz Rushford, MN (Minnesota Storm), 8-0 0:51
WON VSU Jaylen York Katy, TX (River Valley Wrestling Club), 8-0 0:40
WON VSU Will Kaldes Enola, PA (Pittsburgh), 8-0 1:53

82 kg
1st – Carter Nielsen (NMU-OTS) def. Andrew Berreyesa (Finger Lakes WC), two matches to none
Bout one – Nielsen dec. Berreyesa, 1-1
Bout two – Nielsen TF Berreyesa, 12-2
WON VSU Spencer Woods Marquette, MI (NMU-OTS), 8-0 0:28
WON VSU Caleb Spears Rutherfordton, NC (Strong & Courageous), 8-0 0:50
WON VFA Trevor Graves (Grits Athletics), 8-0 0:34

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