Carlson wins 2022 Bill Farrell; other DIII wrestlers place

The Bill Farrell Memorial Tournament continues this weekend in Cedar Falls, Iowa, but the Greco-Roman tournament wrapped up yesterday. See the full results and video replays here. These are the placewinners among current or former Division III wrestlers.

72kg – Orlando Ponce, Augsburg, 2nd place
82kg – Ryan Epps, Augsburg, 4th place
87kg – Richard Carlson, UW-La Crosse, 1st place
97kg – Guy Patron, Loras, 3rd place
130kg – Kaleb Reeves, Coe, 3rd place
130kg – Tom Foote, Williams, 4th place

The highlight was former UW-La Crosse Eagle Richard Carlson coming back from a 7-0 deficit to pin 2021 World Team member Alan Vera to clinch the title at 87kg. Carlson’s win earned him a spot on the Pan-Am Championships team at 87kg. Watch the match here (FloPro account required).