WIN tabs LHU Wrestling No. 21 in preseason rankings

LOCK HAVEN – In the first of several editions of preseason NCAA Division I wrestling rankings, WIN Magazine has the Lock Haven University wrestling team listed at No. 21.

The Bald Eagles sit at No. 21 in WIN’s Preseason Tournament Power Index (TPI), one spot behind No. 20 Minnesota (Big Ten) and one spot ahead of No. 22 North Carolina (ACC). Penn State was listed at No. 1, and No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Oklahoma State round out the top three.

In all, four individuals were represented in the preseason rankings including returning All-American Chance Marsteller who is listed at No. 3 at 165 pounds.

Alex Klucker (No. 20, 157), Corey Hazel (No. 18, 184) and Thomas Haines (No. 9, 285) are all ranked. All three qualified for the NCAA Tournament last season along with Marsteller.

The rankings:

No. 21, Lock Haven

(TPI)

157: No. 20 Alex Klucker

165: No. 3 Chance Marsteller

184: No. 18 Corey Hazel

285: No. 9 Thomas Haines

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