|Hometown:Orange City, Iowa|
Personal: Son of Rik and Amy. Brother to Josh, Matt, Abby, and Grace.
Academic: Undecided major.
2015-16: 16-15 record. Five pins, one technical fall, four major decisions.
2014-15: 12-18 record. Five pins, two major decisions.
High School: Fifth place at Iowa Championships. Two-time Greco/freestyle qualifier.
Also a member of the track and field team.
Dante Preciado earned All-American honors after going 4-1 on day one of the NAIA Wrestling National Championships. He finished in 8th place at 141 lbs. for Northwestern.
Three Northwestern College wrestlers won titles at the NAIA North National Qualifier/GPAC Championships held today in Crete, Neb.
Northwestern will travel to Waldorf for tonight's regular season finale against the Warriors. NWC has a 6-7 overall record while Waldorf has an 0-3 record heading into tonight's dual.
Northwestern (3-3 GPAC, 6-6) hosts Hastings (4-1 GPAC, 10-4) in the Bultman Center tonight at 7:00pm in the final GPAC dual for the Red Raiders. NWC will honor seven seniors tonight prior to the start of the dual.
Northwestern will host half of the GPAC Duals on Saturday in the Bultman Center. The Red Raiders will take on Concordia, Midland, and Morningside in the two mat event.
The Red Raider wrestling team will be taking nine wrestlers to take part in the Missouri Valley Invite in Marshall, Mo. this weekend. The event features 32 teams and over 400 wrestlers.
Northwestern College earned a hard-fought victory against conference foe Doane University, 21-18, in a dual held tonight at the Bultman Center.
Randy Null pinned James Jones at the 6:14 mark in the final match (285) to give Northwestern a 27-23 upset win over No.9 Midland at the NAIA Duals held in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Northwestern will wrestle in the Augie Duals on Saturday, facing three NCAA D2 schools. NWC will face Southwest Minnesota St., Augustana, and Truman St. in the event on the campus of Augustana in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Northwestern dominated DWU in a GPAC dual on Wednesday night. The Raiders received some help from the Tigers, who had five open weights. NWC picked up victories at every contested weight.
Northwestern will send eight wrestlers to Buena Vista on Saturday for the BVU Open. NWC is currently receiving votes in the NAIA national poll and are second in the North Qualifying group.
Northwestern opens the 2016-17 GPAC dual season on Tuesday night at Briar Cliff. Northwestern is coming off of a 8-4 season last year and a 5-2 GPAC dual season.
Elijah Dahl placed third at the UNK Open, going 7-1 on Saturday to reach the podium for the first time this season. Dante Preciado finished sixth after a 7-2 day.
Northwestern wrestling opens the season Saturday at the DWU Open in Mitchell, S.D. NWC will take 17 wrestlers to compete in the opening meet of the season. Last season, Zach Fishman won the 174 lb. weight class.
The Red Raider wrestling team wrapped up the first semester on the upswing after defeating Dakota Wesleyan, doing well at the BVU Open, and battling tough against #6 Concordia, losing a hard fought 23-13 dual.
The Northwestern wrestling team made big strides in 2013-14; doubling their dual win total (3-12 in 2012-13, 6-6 in 2013-14) and sending six wrestlers to the NAIA National Championships, four more than 2012-13.