The Fighting Camels embark on the final trip of the 2015-16 season as Nathan Kraisser and Ville Heino represent Campbell at the NCAA Wrestling Championships in New York.
— Cary Kolat (@kolat) March 15, 2016
Nathan Kraisser, the SoCon Champion at 133-pounds, will kickstart the championships against No. 16 seed Anthony Giraldo (Rutgers) in the opening round. The winner will go on to face either No. 1 Nahshon Garrett (Cornell) or Mason Beckman (Lehigh).
Ville Heino, the SoCon Champion at 184-pounds, will face Jack Dechow from Old Dominion in a pigtail bracket for the chance to wrestle in the first round of the tournament. The winner will compete against No. 1 Gabriel Dean (Cornell).
— Campbell Wrestling (@GoCamelsWrestle) March 16, 2016
Action gets started on the mat Thursday as both Heino and Kraisser will compete in the afternoon session, hoping to advance into Friday’s Second Round from the historic Madison Square Garden.
Fans can check out the official brackets, video links and other information pertaining the wrestling championships can be found at the NCAA Wrestling Championships Media Central on the Campbell Wrestling page through GoCamels.com.