Pohlmeyer makes return trip to NCAAs

PITTSBURGH – South Dakota State University wrestler Henry Pohlmeyer will make his second consecutive appearance at the NCAA Wrestling Championships, which begin Thursday at PPG Paints Arena.

A junior from Johnston, Iowa, Pohlmeyer is seeded 22nd in the 149-pound weight class and will face 11th-seeded Joshua Heil of Campbell (23-6 overall record) in the opening round. Pohlmeyer has compiled a 20-13 overall record this season and received an automatic bid to the double-elimination tournament with a fifth-place finish at hte Big 12 Conference Wrestling Championship earlier this month.

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Full Television Coverage and ‘Every Mat, Every Match’ Digital Coverage Returns; All Prime-time Sessions Air on ESPN

Championship Saturday Night: ESPN Airs All Championship Matches; ESPN3 Offers Complementary Coverage in Addition to Pregame and Postgame Shows

Icons Tim Johnson, Anthony Robles, Jim Gibbons, and Lee Kemp Return; Mike Couzens, Shawn Kenney and Quint Kessenich Anchor the Telecast; Billy Baldwin Back as Guest Analyst

ESPN’s unprecedented coverage of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships returns this month, with the annual event’s three prime-time sessions airing on ESPN, its early sessions on ESPNU and every one of the 640 matches available on ESPN3 via the ESPN App. The nearly 20 hours of competition from PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh begins Thursday, March 21, continues Friday, March 22, and concludes with the sport’s final day on Saturday, March 23. This year, ESPN3 will add a postgame show to its previously existing pregame show and complementary Championship night coverage, serving fans with even more content on the sport’s pinnacle night. 

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