John Muldoon, Tyshawn Williams and Nate Higgins will represent SIUE after having won their respective weight classes at the Southern Conference Championships. This is the second straight season SIUE has advanced three wrestlers to the national tournament. Jake Residori was named an All-American for the Cougars last season.
The event begins Thursday, March 15, and runs through Saturday, March 17, at Quicken Loans Arena. The opening session, which includes pigtail matches and first-round matches, begins at 11 a.m. CT. ESPN will be on hand to provide television and online coverage of the Championships.
133 – John Muldoon (SIUE) vs. No. 7 seed Austin DeSanto (Drexel)
149 – Tyshawn Williams (SIUE) vs. No. 4 seed Troy Heilmann (North Carolina)
165 – Nate Higgins (SIUE) vs. No. 7 seed Logan Massa (Michigan)