D III Nationals recap

Wartburgs bid for its 5th straight national title was shutdown by rival Augsburg in a tight team race. The Auggies won the tournament with 100 points, outlasting the Knights 89.5 points. Coe and Luther both had respectable tournaments coming in at 7th and 9th. The Knights were powered behind 149 pound champion Kenny Martin, and runner up Devil Peterson (184). Wartburg led most of the tournament, and managed to place 8 of its 9 qualifiers, but couldn’t muster enough points for the championship. Augsburg was powered behind two champions in Mike Fueffinger (125) and Donny Longendyke (285). Coe All-Americaned 3 of its 5 qualifiers and 165 pounder Farai Sewera brought home the title. Luther was lead by finalist Drew Van Anrooy at 141 pounds, and also have 3 wrestlers coming home as All-Americans.Central college brought home 2 All-Americans as well.

Iowa tied All Americans:

125: 

Jake Agnitsch , Ames High School, Wartburg 5th

Daniel Page Central 7th

133:

Evan Obert, Luther 3rd

Connor Campo, Wartburg 8th

141:

Reed Van Anrooy , Luther 2nd

Brandon Jones, West Des Moines Valley High School, New York University 4th

Nick Steger ,Western Dubuque Epworth High School, Loras 5th

149:

Kenny Martin, Wartburg 1st

157:

Steven DeWitt, Loras 4th

Drew Wagenhoffer, Wartburg 5th

165:

Farai Sewera, Coe 1st

Andrew Steiert, Waverly Shellrock High School,Wartburg 6th

174:

Ryan Harrington, Coe 4th

184:

Devin Peterson, Wartburg 2nd

197: 

Donnie Horner, Coe 5th

Gerard Roman, Wartburg 6th

Matt Seabold, Burlington High School,Central 8th

285:

Ben Nagle, North Scott High School, Wartburg 5th

Connor Herman, Iowa City High High School, Luther 8th

Link to full brackets and results