2015 NWCA Division III Cultural Exchange Leaves Monday

The 2015 NWCA Division III Cultural Exchange Trip is set to depart from Chicago on May 25th and will stop in France, Turkey, Bulgaria, and Romania before returning to the United States on June 5th. The 2015 trip features wrestlers and coaches from eight schools. Four 2015 All-Americans will be a part of the group that will meet for a training session on May 24th in the northwest suburbs of Chicago before flying to Paris the next day. The trip will involve training, competing, and sightseeing as 14 wrestlers and two coaches travel through Southeastern Europe.

Tate Dulany
Ferrum, 285

Joey Bragg
Gettysburg, 285
Quinn Merrigan
Gettysburg, 149
Joseph Brodman
Joe Brodman
Heidelberg, 133

Derek Beitz
Messiah, 165

Josh Thomson
Messiah, 174
Jake  Gordon
Jake Gordon
Muhlenberg, 174

Nick Greenquist
RIT, 165
Owen Feenstra
Owen Feenstra
Wheaton, 157
Matt Adcock
Matt Adcock
Whitewater, 141
Anthony Edgren
Anthony Edgren
Whitewater, 285
Ronny Hauser
Ronny Hauser
Whitewater, 133
Corey Meyer
Corey Meyer
Whitewater, 149
Shane Siefert
Shane Siefert
Whitewater, 197

Bryan Brunk
Messiah, Coach
Andy Vogel
Gettysburg, Coach

Matt Adcock, Josh Thomson, Shane Siefert, and Anthony Edgren were All-Americans at the 2015 NCAA Championships, while Tate Dulany, Joe Brodman, and Nick Greenquist were 2015 Regional placewinners. Bryan Brunk, the head coach for the trip, was the 2014 NWCA Division III Coach of the Year and the 2014 and 2015 Mideast Region Coach of the Year.

We will do our best to post updates as the trip begins next week. Follow along on Twitter @d3wrestle for the most up to date info, and look for updates on d3wrestle.com as we are able.