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Lycoming College Warriors
Head Coach: Roger Crebs
Years at School as head coach: 17
Career Record at school: 287-72-2
Assistant Coaches: Royce Eyer, Al Fluman, and Matt Miller

2008-09 Dual Meet Record: 13-9
2008-2009 National Qualifiers and All-Americans: Chris Dahlheimer (7th/165)
Returning All-American: Dahlheimer
Number of returning wrestlers who competed in 2009 national qualifier: 6

Top returning starters:
125 Stephen Hinton – 4th place Empire Collegiate Wrestling Conference
133 Tom Barger
141 Mike Maurer
165 Chris Dahlheimer, 2x Emipire Champ, All-American
174 Troy Hayre- 4th place Empire
184 Kyle Crouthamel – 4th place Empire

Top incoming wrestlers:
Derek Leiby PA place winner
Isaiah Britton – Transfer from UNC

A few wrestlers dropping in weight along with some top notch incoming wrestlers has Lycoming ready for a good season in 2009-2010.  Chris Dahlheimer leads the team after an All-American finish last season and three other Empire placers join him.  The top newcomers are Derek Leiby, a PA AA placewinner, and Isaiah Britton.  Britton was a 2x Pennsylvania AA state champion (’03 & ’04) and three time finalist who is a transfer from North Carolina.  He returns home to Williamsport after a high school career at nearby Loyalsock.  The Warriors tied for third in the Empire last season, andt hey hope to knock off one of the top two while holding off Messiah to maintain their position.

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