2019 Senior Nationals: Lightweight Preview

Every day that passes brings us closer to the Olympic Team Trials, where all will be made clear and our USA Men’s FS team will be decided. This weekend, December 20th-22nd, the Senior Open National tournament will serve as yet another qualifier for the OTT, with the top five place winners earning a qualification spot for the Trials in State College this April. The Home Mat Advantage crew will be keeping you all satisfied with plenty of content concerning the upcoming events, with these next articles previewing every weight at wrestled at Fort Worth, Texas.

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Cornell/ NC State Preview

November 23, 2019 in Ithaca, NY, has the Wolfpack of NC State vs the Cornell Bears. This dual has so many interesting storylines from coach Koll’s decision to Olympic Redshirt 3 of his top wrestlers, to Darmstadt’s return against a junior world medalist in Trent Hidlay, to Colton Yapoujian’s debut against the #1 wrestler in the country. Take a look at the projected lineups below. 

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2019 Bill Farrell Preview: 125kg

Heavyweight in this country has been on the rise since Gwiazdowski made his first world team in 2017. We have brought back world medals fairly consistently since then as well as the depth, domestically speaking. Nick Gwiazdowski has been at the top of ladder since 2017 with Adam Coon and Gable Steveson at his heels. The youth movement has been relevant at heavyweight as well.

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