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Wrestling Opens 2014-15 Campaign This Week Oct. 30, 2014
« on: November 02, 2014, 10:51:40 AM »
Wrestling Opens 2014-15 Campaign This Week Oct. 30, 2014
Eight conference teams begin season this weekend
 Oct. 30, 2014
ROSEMONT, Ill. The 2014-15 Big Ten wrestling season begins this weekend, with eight conference teams taking the mat. On Saturday, members of the Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern and Ohio State wrestling teams will open their campaigns in Philadelphia at the NWCA All-Star Classic. On Sunday, Maryland will travel to Clarion, Pa., for the Clarion Open and host the Terrapin Duals in College Park, M.D., while Rutgers will host the Rutgers Duals. Michigan State will welcome Michigan and the Buckeyes to the Michigan State Open.

Four teams begin the season next weekend. On Friday, Nov. 7, the Huskers will compete in their fist dual meet of the season at Wyoming. On Saturday, Nov. 8, Indiana will compete at the Harold Nichols Open in Ames, Iowa, while Minnesota will compete in the Bison Open in Fargo, N.D. Northwestern will travel to Stanford for a dual meet, while Wisconsin begins its season at the Stevens Point Open. Illinois will host the Illini Quad on Nov. 9, while Penn State will welcome Lehigh to Rec Hall.

Iowa and Purdue will open the 2014-15 campaign later this month. The Boilermakers will face Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, Calif., on Nov. 14, while the Hawkeyes will compete in the Luther Open in Decorah, Iowa on Nov. 15.

Nine teams enter the season ranked among the top 20 of the first InterMat College Dual Meet Rankings, including four in the top five and the top three spots in the poll. Minnesota leads the way at No. 1, followed by No. 2 Ohio State, No. 3 Iowa, No. 5 Penn State and No. 7 Nebraska. Michigan begins the season ranked No. 9, followed by No. 11 Illinois, No. 14 Wisconsin and No. 16 Northwestern.
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Wrestling Opens 2014-15 Campaign This Week Oct. 30, 2014
« on: November 02, 2014, 10:51:40 AM »