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Olivet College Comets
Head Coach: Brandon Brissette
Years at School as head coach: 3rd Season
Career Record at school: 19-13-1
Assistant Coaches: Jeff Therrian (6th Season) and Kyle Weisenberger (1st Season)

2010-2011 Dual Meet Record: 11-5-1 (1st Midwest)
2010-2011 National Qualifiers and All-Americans: James Myers (6th @ 165) Trevor Tyler (NQ @ 174)
Returning Qualifiers and All-Americans: Myers and Tyler

Top returning starters:
Kenny Richmond 19-12, 2nd at Regional (133)
Gage Pederson 17-14, 5th at Regional (149)
Steve Mena 16-4, 3rd at Regional (157)
James Myers 29-7, 1st at Regional (165) & AA (6th)
Trevor Tyler 22-10, 1st at Regional (174)
Justin Leonard 28-15, 5th at Regional (197)
Logan Renas 27-9, 2nd at Regional (285)

Top incoming wrestlers:
Esteban Gonzales (125), State Runner-Up & 3x All State, 2xFargo Greco AA, Senior Nationals AA(8th)
David Severn (197/285), 2x State Champ, Son of Dan Severn (Arizona State AA and UFC Champion)
Dan Fleet (149/157), State Runner-Up & 3x All State
Tim Gingrich, (157), Transfer from North Central (Started as Fr for North Cenral @ 157), 3x All-State and 2x Runner-Up
Seth Hanton (165), 2x All State and State Runner-Up
Trevor Timmerick (197/285), 2x All State and State Runner-Up
Other All-State Freshman: Nick Allen (174), Payne Blanchard (133), Jake Hampton (184), Dylan Jensen (149), Korey Knapp (149), Jake Olson (197), Paul Sawaya (149), Wade Schlosser (184), and Kyle Witgen (149)

Season outlook:
Olivet put together a nice season last year in winning the Midwest Regional, qualifying two for the NCAA Championships, and bringining home one All-American award. Both All-American James Myers and national qualifier Trevor Tyler are back at 165 and 174, respectively, and they will form the backbone of a strong team. Kenny Richmond and Logan Renas each finished 2nd at the region to just miss a trip to La Crosse. Richmond will move up to 141 where he will be a favorite since Waynesburg’s Garber has graduate. Renas was the top seed at 285 before he was upset by Waynesburg’s Fedorka. Both Renas and Fedorak return to fight it out for the qualifying spot at that weight. That gives Olivet at least four legitimate potential qualifiers without accounting for any improvement from the rest of the lineup, which is very experienced. It’s possible that the Comets could send out a lineup with no freshman and as many as eight juniors and seniors. It should be a good year for the team as they try to have more than two All-Americans for the first time in school history.