*Story by Andy Riesenberg
WILMINGTON, Ohio - The Wilmington College wrestling team heads to Trine University for the Trine Invitational in Angola, Indiana, this Saturday.
The Teams: Wilmington will be joined by a host of teams located throughout the Midwest (Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois) - Baldwin Wallace University, Grand Valley State University, Henry Ford College, Indiana Institutue of Technology, John Carroll University, Manchester University, Mount St Joseph University, Muskegon Community College, Olivet College, Rochester College, Trine University, the University of Chicago and Wheaton College.
The Coach: Justin Kihn enters his second season as Wilmington's head wrestling coach. A 2016 graduate of Heidelberg, Kihn finished fourth nationally in the 141-pound weight class and earned All-American honors as a senior.
The Players: Wilmington will be sending nine individuals to wrestle in nine different weight classes - Zack Gutknecht (125-pound), Adrian Salamone (141-pound), Chris Beltre (149-pound), Clayton Schirmer (157-pound), Patrick Kelley (165-pound), Jaymon Flaugher (165-pond), Bruno Pattison (197-pound) and Seth Jermer (285-pound). Schirmer is coming off of a victory against Heidelberg University on Wednesday.
Coverage: Follow @DubC_Wrestling on Twitter for updates on the invitational.
Up Next: Fightin' Quakers compete at home for their first home duel at Wilmington College, on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 7 p.m. vs. Otterbein University.