Northwestern to Wrestle in NAIA North National Qualifier
Game Time... The action will start on Saturday Feb. 18th at 9:00am in Crete, Nebr.
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Wrestlers…Northwestern will send the maximum 12 wrestlers to compete on Saturday: Austin Boles (125), Dante Preciado (141), Daniel Zeleny (141), Elijah Dahl (149),Dylan Costello (157), Andrew Null (165), Andras Lukacs-Farkas (174), D'rell Gist (184), Nicholas Null (184), Luis Rivera-Santiago (197), Randall Null (285), and Victor Garcia (285).
Northwestern Notes...Northwestern is currently ranked #18 in the most recent NAIA poll and they are ranked second in the NAIA North Qualifying group. Northwestern went 7-7 in duals this season, including a 3-4 GPAC record. Individually, Austin Boles is tied for 16th at 125 lbs., Dante Preciado is ranked #9 at 141 lbs.,Andras Lukacs-Farkas is #4 at 174 lbs., Nicholas Null is tied for #12 at 184 lbs., and Luis Rivera-Santiago is ranked #6 at 197 lbs.
Individually in the North Qualifying group, Austin Boles is ranked #3 at 125 lbs., Dante Preciado is #2 at 141 lbs., Elijah Dahl is #5 at 149 lbs., Andrew Null is ranked #5 at 165 lbs., Andras Lukacs-Farkas is 1st at 174 lbs., Nicholas Null is 1st at 184 lbs., D'rell Gist is ranked #4 at 184 lbs., Luis Rivera-Santiago is 1st at 197 lbs., and Randall Null is #5 at 285 lbs.
GPAC Notes.....GPAC Standings
Teams Participating...#15-Concordia (Neb.), #17-Midland (Neb.), #18-Northwestern (Iowa), RV-Hastings (Neb.), RV-Morningside (Iowa), RV-Briar Cliff (Iowa), RV-Doane (Neb.), Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.)
Here is a look at the Northwestern wrestlers competing Saturday:
125-Austin Boles (17-7, four pins, one technical fall, two major decisions)
141-Dante Preciado (25-7, two pins, one technical fall, five major decisions)
141-Daniel Zeleny (12-15, two pins, two technical falls, one major decision)
149-Elijah Dahl (16-10, three pins, four technical falls)
157-Dylan Costello (6-15, two major decisions)
165-Andrew Null (9-7, three pins, one technical fall, one major decision)
174-Andras Lukacs-Farkas (19-2, four pins, five major decisions)
184-D'rell Gist (16-16, two pins, two technical falls, three major decisions)
184-Nicholas Null (7-3, two pins, one technical fall, two major decisions)
197-Luis Rivera-Santiago (17-7, two pins, one technical fall, four major decisions)
285-Randall Null (16-3, three pins, one technical fall, five majord decisions)
285-Victor Garcia (8-8, one pin, one major decision)
Senior from Plattsmouth, Neb.
Senior from Genesapati, Hungary
Senior from Lake Havasu, Ari.
Junior from Austin, Texas
Junior from Orange City, Iowa
Junior from Plattsmouth, Neb.
Sophomore from Chula Vista, Calif.
Freshman from Gretna, Nebr.
Freshman from Chula Vista, Calif.
Freshman from Plattsmouth, Nebr.
Freshman from San Diego, Calif.
Freshman from El Cajon, Calif.