2012-2013 Concordia College Moorhead Preview

Concordia College Cobbers (West Region)
Head Coaches: Clay Nagel and Matt Nagel
Years at School as Head Coach: Clay Nagel (9 yrs), Matt Nagel (4 yrs)
Career Record at school: 61-33
Assistant Coaches: Nick Magee, Justin Berns, Dave Baker and Mike Holman

2011-2012 Dual Meet Record: 7-11
2011-2012 National Qualifiers and All-Americans: Daron Hohbein (133), Tom Bouressa (285), Ben Presler (5th, 125) and Nate Schmitz (5th, 197)
Returning Qualifiers and All-Americans: Nate Schmitz, Tom Bouressa

Top returning starters with accomplishments:
HWT- Tom Bouressa, 2-Time National Qualifier and 2011 All-American
HWT- Cody Kasprick, 2011-12 season record 19 – 13
197- Nate Schmitz, 2-Time National Qualifier and 2012 All-American
184 – Christian Harrison went 2-3 and finished 6th in the Great Lakes Region
174 – Sebastian Gardner went 1-2; did not place in the Great Lakes Region
165 – Josten Coleman went 2-2 at the Great Lakes Region
157 – Kevin Fynboh went 2-3 and finished 6th in the Great Lakes Region
149 – Kyle LeDuc went 3-2 and finished 4th in the Great Lakes Region
133- Jake Kostik, conference record 8-2

Top incoming wrestlers:
133- Yonas Gebreab, Eagan, MN, (transfer from Ridgewater)
197-Delson Saintal, Fargo, ND (transfer from Valley City State), placed 2nd ND state tournament
157- Ben Cousins, Bloomington, MN, State Qualifier and Junior Nationals participant in Greco/Freestyle
125- Gabe Foltz, Detroit Lakes, MN, State Qualifier and Cadet All-American
165- Dylan Hanson, Hawick, MN, placed 4th MN State
157/165- Race Heitkamp, Kindred, ND, placed 4th 2X’s ND state,
141- Chase Austvold, Spicer, MN, placed 3rd MN State
141/149- Zach Barber, Kalispell, MT, 4X MT state place winner
165/174- Peter Harrison, Pine River, MN, MN State Qualifier
165/157-Jordan Bendson, Motley, MN, 2011 6th Great Lakes

Season outlook:
Concordia looks to improve on last year’s 13th place finish at the national tournament with a first-class group of 8 returning starters. All-American and Team Captain Nate Schmitz and All-American Tom Bouressa should provide the leadership for a very productive season. Captains Josten Coleman, Kevin Fynboh and Kyle LeDuc have been working hard in the off season and have high expectations for themselves as well as the Cobber team. Overall the Cobbers have been working hard in the off season and are looking forward to another aggressive season with a schedule that will compete against programs in NCAA DI, DII and DIII: North Dakota State, University of Minnesota, Saint Cloud State, Augustana, Wartburg, Augsburg, UW-La Crosse, Coe, Cornell, Elmhurst, St John’s, Wisconsin-Oshkosh and Luther.