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Lax logoTeam: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Head Coach: Dave Malecek
Years at School as Head Coach: 10
Career Record at Current School: 140-32-1
Assistant Coaches: Ross Needham( UWL 07), Zach Cook( UWL 14), Josh Passe (UWL 07), Eric Twohey (UWL 15), GA Trevor Pruett (Whitewater 15), GA Tom Teigen (Augsburg 15)

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2014-2015 Dual Meet Record: 16-5

2015 NCAA Qualifiers: Ryan Weinmann (125), Cody See (141), Tyler Schneider (165, 2nd), Richard Carlson (184, 6th), Eric Twohey (197, 3rd)

Returning NCAA Qualifiers (any year): R. Weinmann, See, Schneider, Dustin Weinmann (133, 2014)

Top Returning Starters:
125 Ryan Weinmann NQ 18-13
133 Dustin Weinmann NQ (2014) 19-7
141 Cody See NQ 15-10
149 Kasey Einerson 24-4 4th at Midwest Regional
157 Derek Weinmann 16-16 5th at Midwest Regional
174 Tyler Schneider 2nd NCAA 22-5
197 Zach Tooley 12-7

Top Incoming Wrestlers:
184 Austin Cook 2x State Champ Kansas
141 Kal Gerber 2x State Champ Wi
141 Grant Sutton State Runnerup Illinois
HWT Clay Broze Transfer Augustana D2, 2x Mn State Champ
157 Nick Green 2nd Minnesota State

Season Outlook:
UWL will return 3 NQ with Weinmann Twins and Cody See along with National Runner-Up Tyler Schneider who will move up to 174 this year. Kasey Einerson was ranked as high as 2nd last year at 149. Senior Derek Weinmann will be in the mix at 157 as he continues to grow into the weight.