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.
No. 21, Lock Haven
157: No. 20 Alex Klucker
165: No. 3 Chance Marsteller
184: No. 18 Corey Hazel
285: No. 9 Thomas Haines