No. 18 Fumbling Treks to 2022 Ken Kraft Midlands Championships

December 28, 2022

No. 18 Rutgers fumbling( 6-1) go back to the Ken Kraft Midlands Championships from Dec. 29-30 in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Fifteen affixed Scarlet Knights and also one unattached student-athlete contend in the two-day event, as RU shows up in the packed area for the very first time considering that the 2017-18 project.

Battling starts Thursday at 10:30 a.m. ET, with quarterfinals established for 8 p.m. Friday’s semifinals start at noontime, adhered to by the finals at 7:05 p.m. All sessions will certainly stream on Large 10 And also, with real-time statistics supplied by TrackWrestling.

Forty-four programs will certainly have rivals in this year’s area, consisting of 8 Large 10 programs– Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, Northwestern, Rutgers and also Wisconsin. The Scarlet Knights are just one of 12 rated groups in the NWCA Coaches Survey arranged to battle, together with No. 2 Iowa, No. 3 Arizona State, No. 4 Iowa State, No. 5 Michigan, No. 11 Wisconsin, No. 14 North Iowa, No. 15 Northwestern, No. 17 Nebraska, No. 19 Lehigh, No. 19 South Dakota State and also No. 21 Pittsburgh.

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Braces for the Midlands Championships will certainly be launched later on today.

Thursday, December 29 10:30 a.m.–
Very First Session (10 Floor Coverings)– (Champion Beats 1 & & 2, Wrestlebacks) 8:00 p.m.–
2nd Session (10 Floor Coverings)– (Quarterfinals, Wrestlebacks)

Friday, December 30
3rd Session (8 Floor Coverings)– (Semis, alleviation, 7th area suit) 7:05 p.m.–
4th Session (4 Floor Coverings)– (first, third, fifth area suits)

125: NR/18
Dylan Shawver (9-3) AS WELL AS 18/NR Dean Peterson (9-3)
133: 9/14
Joe Heilmann (11-1) AS WELL AS Devon Britton (8-4)
141: 14/HM
Sammy Alvarez (6-1) AS WELL AS Joseph Olivieri (5-0) *
149: 26/HM
Tony White (8-3)
157: NR/HM
Andrew Clark (11-3) AS WELL AS Al DeSantis (8-3) AS WELL AS Dylan Weaver (5-4)
Connor O’Neill (9-8) AS WELL AS Luke Gayer (8-4)
174: 31/HM
Jackson Turley (2-2)
184: 12/14
Brian Soldano (9-1)
HWT: 23/24
Boone McDermott (9-0) AS WELL AS John O’Donnell (5-1) Positions Intermat/FloWrestling
* Completing Unattached


In a double that boiled down to requirements, Rutgers beat Princeton, 17-16, on Dec. 11 inside Jadwin Gym. Down 7 group factors after 6 rounds, the Scarlet Knights provided success in 3 of their last 4 competitions to complete the twin linked 16-16. Many thanks to a 47-43 benefit in overall suit factors, RU caught the twin and also hung on to the B1G-IVY Prize.

Rutgers completed second at the 55th installation of the champions on Dec. 31 in Hoffman Estates. Nick Suriano (125) ended up being the initial specific champ ever before for the Scarlet Knights at the event, while Scott DelVecchio (133 ), John VanBrill (157) and also Richie Lewis (165) tape-recorded third-place outcomes and also Nicholas Gravina (184) completed 6th to assist RU safeguard its ideal group cause program background. With 109.5 group factors, Rutgers completed just behind No. 6 Iowa, that asserted the group title with 156.5 factors. No. 21 Central Michigan positioned 3rd with 108 factors.

Rutgers will certainly battle in its last 2 non-conference duals prior to its Large 10 Seminar timetable, contending at Bloomsburg on Friday, Jan. 6 and also at Biker on Sunday, Jan. 8.