UW-Platteville Preview

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Following a season with multiple All-Americans for the first time since 1998 and a dual meet upset win over powerhouse UW-La Crosse, expectations are high for Platteville in 2007-2008. All-American and 3x national qualifier Zach Chambers has graduated, but 8th place finisher Ryan Higgins and national qualifier Jesse Milks return to lead the Pioneers. Joining them will be a group of incoming freshmen including 6 state qualifiers and 2 state champions. Seven wrestlers with winning records in 2006-2007 return, among them Higgins and Milks.

School: UW-Platteville
Head Coach: Chris Walter
Years at School: 11
Assistant Coaches: Keith Albert, Les Hollingsworth

2006-2007 Dual Meet Record: 7-5
2007 NCAA Place: 13th
2007 National Qualifying Tournament Place: 5th WIAC

Returning NCAA Qualifiers and All-Americans: Ryan Higgins-8th at 149lbs, Jesse Milks-National Qualifier

Total Number of Returning Starters: 6

Notable Incoming Freshmen: Vinny Alber, Greg Burke, Ross George, Cody Weber, Dillion Pontack, Matt Scott

Projected Lineup
125: Andrew Skog, Brett Olson
133: Jeff Gale, Spencer Peterson
141: Matt McGill, Vinny Alber
149: Ryan Higgins, Dan Azarian
157: Jesse Milks, Mike Nell
165: Cory Zuberbier, Carsten Carlson
174: Open
184: Brad Zellner
197: Matt Beschta
285: Paul Wochinski