Wrestling Highlights: 149, 157, 165, 174



Feb. 26, 2018

B1G Pre-seeds / B1G Championships Central / B1G Championships Tickets

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -
Purdue wrestlers were able to get an idea of where they would fall in their respective brackets at the Big Ten Conference Championships with the announcement of pre-seeds on Monday. The Big Ten Championships open at Michigan State's Jack Breslin Student Events Center on Saturday and conclude on Sunday.

The pre-seeds, as voted on by the conference's coaches, rank the top eight wrestlers in seven weight classes, along with all 14 starters in three weight classes due to the Big Ten receiving nine or more NCAA Championships qualifier allocations in those classes.

WEIGHT B1G PRE-SEED NAME
125 6 Luke Welch
133 8 Ben Thornton
141 5 Nate Limmex
149 11 Austin Nash
157 Griffin Parriott
165 10 Jacob Morrissey
174 4 Dylan Lydy
184 Max Lyon
197 6 Christian Brunner
285 7 Shawn Streck

The conference office's announmcent of pre-seeds comes on the heels of the NCAA's announcement of qualifier allocations on Feb. 22.

PurdueSports.com continues the season highlight breakdown, focusing on the heart of the Boilermakers' lineup: 149-174. Watch the 125, 133, 141 highlights.

NCAA
WEIGHT COACHES' RANKING NAME YEAR RECORD HOMETOWN
149 Austin Nash RS So. 6-18 Florham Park, N.J.
157 Griffin Parriott RS Fr. 14-10 New Prauge, Minn.
165 24 Jacob Morrissey RS Sr. 20-15 Oconto Falls, Wis.
174 11 Dylan Lydy RS So. 29-10 Indianapolis, Ind.

 

 

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