The 9th ranked Lincoln College Wrestling Team traveled to Triton College in River Grove, IL. to compete in the Art Kraft Memorial Open tournament and came away with 10 place finishers including 4 finalists. The Lynx produced two champions. At 149 lbs., Freshman Ethan Reel from Washington, IL. was 1st with a 20-6 victory in the finals. At Heavyweight, sophomore Matt Kent from Edwardsville, IL. was victorious with a 2-1 decision.
Other placers in the tournament were:
Darvell Flagg Fr. from Shorewood, IL. 5th 125 lbs.
Dalton Kinison Fr. from Springfield, IL. 6th 125 lbs.
Jaime Valdez So. From Addison, IL. 2nd 133 lbs.
DJ Millett Fr. from Granite City, IL. 4th 133 lbs.
Wilyonde Bell, Fr. from Granite City, IL. 4th 141 lbs.
Tyree Overton So. from Rock Island, IL. 3rd 174 lbs.
Tyler Hearns So. From St. Louis, MO. 2nd Hwt
Kyle Eighner So. From Sandwich, IL. 3rd Hwt.
The Lynx have a short break before they gear up to compete in the National Duals Jan. 5-6 in Ft. Wayne, IN.