Concordia (MN) Preview

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The Cobbers moved into the national rankings last season and return 7 starters in 2007. The Cobbers also return 2006 regional runnerup Luke Vetsch. Vetsch returns after sitting out last season with an injury. Eight returning wrestlers posted winning records last year including Joe Leacox and Lane Lunde with 27 victories. Logan Lunde and Tony Neumann also topped 20 wins. With 19 freshman and transfers joining the team, the Cobbers are excited about this season. Concordia will take part in the National Duals for the first time in school history as they try to take the next step.

School: Concordia College (Mn)
Head Coach: Clay Nagel
Years at School: 4th year
Assistant Coaches: Dennis Kaatz(3rd), Greg Schmitz (1yr), Andy Quittschreiber (1st)

2006-2007 Dual Meet Record: 9-5
2007 NCAA Place: —
2007 NCAA Qualifying Tournament Place: 13th Great Lakes Region

Total number of Returning Starters: 7

Notable Incoming Freshman:
Jason Brill 125 (Little Falls Mn.) 05 Junior Greco All-America
Ben Anderson 141 (Frazee, Mn) Mn. State Champ
Alex Burkel 141 (Roseau, Mn) 4th in state
Justin Berns 149 (Perham, Mn) Mn. State Runnerup
James Armstrong 157 (Belgrade Mt) Montana State Runnerup
Phil Moenkedick 174 (Perham,Mn) Mn State Runnerup
Garrett Muro 197 (Henderson, Nev) 3rd in State

Projected Lineup:
125: Jason Brill(Fr)/ Alex Vosberg (Fr)
133: Joe Leacox (So)
141: PJ Mack (Jr)/Josiah Simburger (So)/Ben Anderson (Fr0
149: Justin Berns (Fr) / Joe Meinert (Fr0
157: Lane Lunde (So)
165: Logan Lunde (Se)/ Spencer Lund (Jr)
174: Cody Salo (Jr)/Luke Vetsch (So)/ Phil Moenkedick (Fr)
184: Vetsch/Moenkedick/ DJ Ringquist (So)
197: Tony Neumann (JR)/ Garrett Muro (Fr)
285: Adam Westby (Se)/ Travis Aufderheide (Jr)