Big week ahead for Bears Wrestling
THIS WEEK: The Bears prepare for their first dual and their first home event of the season this Wednesday against Chadron State at 7 p.m. They will take of the following day for Nevada for the annual Las Vegas Invite where they will be competing both Friday and Saturday.
A BLAST FROM THE PAST: The Bears have not wrestled Chadron in a dual since the 1996-97 season when they defeated the Eagles 21-18.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT PROBABLES:
UNC 125 Eric Spry (Sr. 0-2) 133 Jon Nider (Jr. 0-0) 141 Ronnie Stafford (So. 5-4) 149 Simon Hoepfner (Sr. 1-4) or Joe Kingry (Fr. 0-0) 157 Brody Olson (Jr. 5-4) 165 Jared Deaguero (Fr. 9-1) 174 Josh Carroll (So. 5-4) or Brian Hufford (Sr. 0-0) 184 Jeremy Sears (So. 6-3) 197 Tom Clemen (Sr. 4-4) 285 Tony Schunke (Jr. 3-4)
CHADRON STATE 125 Tony Chism (R-Fr. 3-4) 133 Dallas Balzly (Jr. 0-4) 141 Cody Arnold (Jr. 3-4) 149 Travis Peak (So. 5-4) 157 Josh Schommer (Sr. 4-4) 165 Jordan Johnson (So. 1-4) 174 Scott Halouska (R-Fr. 1-3) 184 Ben Holscher (So. 7-3) 197 Jacob Jolley (Fr. 1-4) Hwt. Open
STILL ONE BEAR DOWN: The Bears will continue to wrestle without sophomore Jason McMillian. McMillian, a 2001 All-American, was injured while playing football for the Bears. HEAD COACH: Jack Maughan is in his fifteenth season at the helm of the UNC wrestling program. During his tenure, the Bears have finished among the nation's top-10 on six occasions. Maughan has coached three national champions, four runners-ups and 28 All-Americans. A 1986 graduate of North Dakota State University, where he was a two-time All-American performer, Maughan has a career dual record of 87-97-1.
BLUE AND GOLD LUNCHEON: The Blue and Gold Luncheon will be held every Monday at Noon at Old Chicago (2349 W. 29th Street). Coach Maughan, as well as all in-season coaches, will speak at the weekly luncheon.