2015-2016 Buena Vista Preview

Team: Buena Vista University
Head Coach: Jeff Breese
Years at School as Head Coach: 1
Assistant Coaches: Sean White, Sean Shatto, Brent Koppie, Steve Leuck


2014-2015 Dual Meet Record: 3-14

2015 NCAA Qualifiers: Nashid Barrow (141)

Returning NCAA Qualifiers (any year): Barrow

Top Returning Starters:
125- Slade Stiles- 30 victories as a freshman, returning from injury
141- Nashid Barrow- NCAA Qualifier, Round of 12 at NCAA, IIAC Freshman of Year
149- Mitchell Broer- 3x IA State Placer, spot starter behind Barrow in ’15
174- Tyler Puls (full-time starter last season at 165)
184- Austin Hayes (full-time starter last season at 174)
285- Gable Bonner IIAC Placer in 2014

Top Incoming Wrestlers:
Coleby Bratrud- IA State Qualifier
Brad Kerkhoff- 3x IA State Placer
Jackson Montogomery- IL State Qualifier
Kevin Pape- IA State Qualifier
Carson Rhoads- KS State Qualifier
Romelo Salas- CO State Placer
Shane Vaughan- IA State Placer

Season Outlook:
BVU looks to keep building on its 39th place finish at the NCAA Tournament in 2015. They return seven starters from a season ago and will only have two seniors this season. The Beavers look to make significant strides with a mix of veteran returners and young talent.