A TAKE A LOOK AT THE JOHNNIES:
Youthful however anxious to get going. That’s the summary that finest summarize the state of the Saint John’s College fumbling group as the Johnnies start the 2022-23 period. In all, an overall of 13 freshers will certainly become part of the lineup of a group seeking to enhance its efficiency from a year back.
Yet the group is not without experience either. Below is an extra thorough take a look at just how this year’s team tones up:
. A set of juniors,
Ben Gilbertson (Sauk Rapids, Minn./ Sauk Rapids-Rice) as well as Hayden LeMonds (St. Michael, Minn./ St. Michael-Albertville), return in 2022-23. Gilbertson led the Johnnies with a 21-16 document in between 174 as well as 184 extra pounds last period. Within that document was a team-leading 9 choice victories, 4 significant choices as well as 2 technological drops. He went 15-11 versus NCAA Department III competitors. Gilbertson positioned 2nd in the 184-pound brace at the MSU-Moorhead Dragon Open last December as well as won the Warrior brace at 174 extra pounds at the Citrus Invitational. LeMonds published a 7-9 document at 165 extra pounds a year back, however just battled in 2 occasions– 7 overall suits– after the vacation break as a result of injury. In the loss, LeMonds completed 4th at both the Wisconsin-Stevens Factor Open as well as Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s 8-Man Fight.
. 2 SJU students,
D.J. Myles (Dayton, Minn./ Champlin Park) as well as Logan Thorsten (Foley, Minn.), made instantaneous influences as freshers last period for the Johnnies. Thorsten tallied the Johnnies’ finest winning portion,.571 (16-12 document), in between 149 as well as 157 extra pounds, consisting of an 11-7 document versus Department III competitors. He positioned 3rd at the UWEC 8-Man Fight as well as led SJU with a 6-1 document to end up 3rd at 157 extra pounds at the Citrus Invitational.
A two-sport professional athlete (football), Myles led the group in pins in 2015 with 7 as well as went 5-2 versus non-Division III challengers for a 9-9 document. He led 8 Johnnies in the North Nation Open’s silver brace by taking the title at 197 extra pounds with a 3-0 document.
The 2022-23 Arrange
. SJU opens its 2022-23 period Nov. 19 at UWEC’s 8-Man Fight, adhered to by MSU-Moorhead’s Dragon Open on Dec. 3. The initial twin of the period is a Dec. 10 journey to Buena View (Iowa) as well as the loss term finishes Dec. 29-30 at the Citrus Invitational in Ft Lauderdale, Fla. The Johnnies start 2023 with successive, out-of-state competitions Jan 7 at Central (Iowa) as well as Jan. 14 at Elmhurst (Ill.) prior to their only house occasion– the yearly North Nation Open up– Jan. 22 in Collegeville. SJU endeavors north Jan. 27 to tackle Itasca C.C. as well as go back to Eau Claire, Wis., Feb. 4 for the Blugold Open. The Johnnies shut the regular-season routine with a set of duals, Feb. 9 at Ridgewater as well as Feb. 14 at Concordia-Moorhead, prior to the NCAA Upper Midwest Regional on Feb. 24-25 on the university of Concordia (Wis.) in Mequon, Wis.
The Johnnies as well as Blugolds will certainly be signed up with by Augustana (Ill.) as well as Cornell (Iowa). Each group will certainly have an optimum of 2 wrestlers in each weight course (for this reason, the eight-man fight). Bonus suits will certainly likewise be held for the remainder of the corresponding groups on various other floor coverings. FOR SJU:
Eighteen Johnnies, consisting of 8 freshers, are set up to contend at Saturday’s period opener. 125
Marcus Hayes ( Katy, Texas/Cypress Lakes) .- Fresher
Teagyn Ludwig ( Richmond, Minn./ Eden Valley-Watkins) 133
Luke Dorweiler ( New Prague, Minn.) . -Fresher
Andrew LeMire( Stacy, Minn./ Woodland Lake) 157
Chad Crocker (Stillwater, Minn./ Stillwater Location) .- Fresher
Sam Hamilton ( Parker, Colo./ Valiance Christian) .- Student
Nate Langer( St. Paul, Minn./ Eastview) .- Thorsten
Logan Edwards ( Previous Lake, Minn.) .
Dan Miller ( Island, Minn.) .- Fresher
Jacob Vaughan (New Prague, Minn.) .- Student
Noah Whitfield-Lopez (Wheatland, Wyo. ) 174
Tyler Karas ( Stillwater, Minn./ Stillwater Location) 184
James Diaz( Hemet, Calif./ Beaumont) 285
.- Student(* )Thomas Allen
( Colorado Springs, Colo./ St. Mary’s ) IN 2015: 4 Johnnies declared top-four surfaces finally year’s Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s 8-Man Fight on Nov. 20 (2021 ). Gilbertson completed third with a 2-1 document at 184 extra pounds. He began his day with a pin, however experienced a 5-2 choice in the semifinal. He recovered with a significant choice (14-3) over Langer in the third-place suit.
Thorsten matched Gilbertson’s document as well as coating at 157 extra pounds. He, like Gilbertson, began the competition with an autumn as well as shed a nail-biter, 6-5, in the semifinal. He returned the support with a 5-4 choice over Buena View’s Jacob Hanssen in the third-place spell. LeMonds declared 4th with a 1-2 document at 165 extra pounds. He pinned his initial challenger prior to being up to Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Chad Schmidt, that was rated No. 7 across the country, by a 10-4 choice in the semifinal as well as experienced a 13-6 loss in the third-place suit.