2021-2022 UW-Stevens Point Preview

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Team: University of Wisconson-Stevens Point
Head Coach: Johnny Johnson
Years at School as Head Coach: 24
Career Record at Current School: 205-187-3
Assistant Coaches: Jake Wozniak, Jessika Rottier, Tanner Goddard, Zack Moon


2020-21 Dual Meet Record: 1-4

Returning NCAA Qualifiers, NCAA All-Americans, and NWCA Placewinners:
Matt Berlin- #2 seed at 133 at 2020 NCAA Championships

Top Returning Starters:
Matt Berlin – 2-time WIAC Champion, 2019 NCAA qualifier
Luke Smiley- 2021 WIAC Runner-up.

Top Incoming Wrestlers:
Luke Hill 2nd OK
Luca Paladino 4th WI
Josh Heuss 6th WI
Blake Flach 6th WI

Season Outlook:
UWSP returns 8 of ten starters for the 21-22 season including 2X WIAC Champ and NCAA Qualifier Matt Berlin (133). In addition to Berlin, the Pointers look for leadership from Jerry Lipke, Luke Smiley, Brandon Peckham, Ben Kasten, and Isaiah Baker. With the COVID additional year the squad will start with 22 of 39 wrestlers having freshman eligibility.