2006 LMC CHAMPIONSHIP
hosted by Concordia
Weigh-ins @ 2:00pm
Matches @ 4:00pm
1. Concordia, 102.5
2. Lakeland, 101.5
3. MSOE, 94.0
4. Maranatha, 0.0
as of 2/07/2006
12/06 LC 60, MBBC 0
01/11 MSOE 24, LC 18
01/18 MSOE 24, CU 12
01/26 LC 26, CUW 16
LAKELAND, CONCORDIA FINISH IN TOP TEN AT GREAT LAKES
Ill. -- The 2006 NCAA Division III Great Lakes Wrestling Regional took place
this Saturday, and two Lake Michigan Conference teams placed in the top ten.
Lakeland College finished ninth, tallying 44.0 points in the event, and
Concordia University finished tenth with 27.5 points. The Regional champion,
Augsburg College of the MIAC, totaled 162.0 points in the Regional. Milwaukee
School of Engineering totaled 6.0 points and finished last in the event.
Four wrestlers placed in their respective weight
classes. Concordia's Kevin Koch placed third at 141 pounds, and was a wild card
selection of the Great Lakes Regional to compete at the NCAA finals in New
Jersey. Joe Massman of Concordia placed fifth at 149 pounds. Paul Hartt (184
pounds) and Mark VandenHoogen (285 pounds) of Lakeland both placed fourth in
their weight class.
The NCAA Division III wrestling finals will take
place March 3-4 at the College of New Jersey's Athletics Recreation Center in
Ewing, New Jersey.
--February 20, 2006--
FALCONS CLAIM LMC WRESTLING TITLE
Wis. -- Concordia University edged out Lakeland College by one point to claim
the 2006 Lake Michigan Conference Wrestling Championship last night. The Falcons
won four individual championships in the conference finale and totaled 102.5
points. Milwaukee School of Engineering, who also won four individual
championships, totaled 94 points good for a third place finish. Maranatha
Baptist Bible College, who only suited up one wrestler due to several
season-long setbacks, finished fourth and did not score a team point in the
Concordia's Kevin Koch (Edgar, Wis.) was named
Outstanding Tournament Wrestler and claimed the 141 pound championship for the
second time in three years. Meanwhile teammate Joe Massman (Taylor, Wis.) won
the 149 pound championship and was named LMC Rookie of the Year. Brett Corner
was named Lake Michigan Coach of the Year, leading his Falcons to their first
title since the 2003 season, and seventh conference championship overall.
--February 11, 2006--
LMC WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP TO TAKE PLACE FRIDAY
Wis. -- The 2006 Lake Michigan Conference Wrestling Championship will take place
this Friday, February 10 at the R. John Buuck Fieldhouse on the Concordia
University campus. Weigh-ins are scheduled to begin at 2:00 pm and matches for
the championship begin at 4:00 pm.
Milwaukee School of Engineering enters the
championship with a 2-0 record in LMC duals and is 8-9 overall. The Raiders are
looking to claim their third consecutive championship, and fifth in six years.
Lakeland College is currently having one of their
most successful seasons in recent history and enters the event with a 11-8
overall record and is 2-1 in LMC duals. Lakeland is the only school to compete
against all LMC schools in regular season duals.
Maranatha Baptist Bible College (0-1, 0-1 LMC) has
had to cancel all but one if their season duals. The team has suffered several
setbacks from injury, academic and financial eligibility and has only one active
wrestler, 157 pound Greg Taylor, on their most current roster. There are a
number of student-athletes who are in the process of completing the necessary
paperwork to compete in the remainder of the season.
Host Concordia University (2-7, 0-2 LMC) is looking
for some redemption from the regular season, and is eyeing the first conference
championship since the 2003 season.
Concordia, the eventís host school, can be contacted by phone at 262-243-4285
for ticket and parking information.
--February 8, 2006--
CONCORDIA PICKED TO WIN LMC WRESTLING TITLE
Wis. -- Concordia University's wrestling team was picked to win the 2006 Lake
Michigan Conference Championship according to the preseason coaches' poll, which
was released today in the 2005-06 LMC Wrestling Media Guide.
The Falcons (9-6, 3-0 LMC in 2004-05) received two
of the four first place votes, and look to improve on their second place finish
at the LMC Championship from a year ago. Milwaukee School of Engineering (6-6,
2-1) received the other two first place votes, and was picked to finish second
in the conference. The Raiders have won four of the last five conference
championships, including the last two.
Lakeland College (3-8, 1-2) was picked to finish
third, and Maranatha Baptist Bible College (0-4, 0-3) was slotted fourth
according to the coaches' poll.
The 2006 Lake Michigan Conference Championship will
take place on February 10, 2006 at Lakeland College in Sheboygan, Wis.
Complete poll results can be
found in the 2005-06 Lake Michigan Conference Wrestling Media Guide, available
--November 15, 2005-- [
2005-06 LMC Wrestling Media Guide]