MEQUON, Wis. -- Concordia Wisconsin Wrestling has prepared all season for the NCAA Division III Upper Midwest Regional taking place on Friday and Saturday inside the McPhee Center on the campus of UW-Eau Claire. The top three wrestlers from each weight class will earn a spot in the NCAA Division III Championship.
Wrestling fans can follow the regional via live results and live video provided by trackwrestling.com by clicking here.
Sophomore Merrick O'Donnell leads the Falcons this season with 15 victories entering the weekend, with 11 of those ending in a win by fall. The Huntington Beach, California native has split his last six bouts and the three wins have ended in a fall. His fastest win by fall this season came in 49 seconds against Zion Vasquez (Warburg) in the opening round of the CUW Open.
Senior Eric Martinson (Milwaukee, Wis.) and junior Alex Montbriand (Bartlett, Ill.) have each earned double-digit wins this season, with 13 and 10, respectively. Martinson has earned six wins by fall and four by decision. Montbriand has captured four wins by fall and four by decision.
Sophomore Marco Padilla (Elmwood Park, Ill.), a transfer at semester, has compiled an 8-3 record since January 5 and recently took second in the Falcons last date of competition on February 7 at the CCIW Championship. His a 125 pounder.
Concordia Wisconsin has 19 wrestlers on its rosters, with 13 of those being underclassmen (10 freshmen, three sophomores).
February 22, 2019 Padilla advances in NCAA Division III Upper Midwest Regionals
February 21, 2019 Wrestling Preview: NCAA Division III Upper Midwest Regional
February 7, 2019 Wrestling prepared for CCIW Championship
February 7, 2019 Padilla places second, Wrestling takes fifth at CCIW Championship
February 1, 2019 Wrestling vs. MSOE rescheduled to February 12
January 26, 2019 Wrestling competes at difficult Pete Willson Invitational
January 21, 2019 Pointers take down Falcons
January 19, 2019 Koch appears on Takedown Radio Podcast
January 17, 2019 Wrestling shutout at Elmhurst
January 12, 2019 Wrestling competes at Al Hanke Invitational
January 5, 2019 Padilla wins three times in debut
December 17, 2018 Wrestling competes against nationally ranked teams in Desert Duals
December 6, 2018 Wrestling earns CCIW dual win over Lakeland
December 1, 2018 Wrestling competes at MSOE Invitational
November 17, 2018 Martinson leads Falcons in 26th Annual CUW Open
November 16, 2018 Trojans edge out Falcons in first dual of the season
November 13, 2018 Falcon Focus Podcast (November 13, 2018)
November 10, 2018 Martinson wins 165 lb. bracket at Millikin Open
November 8, 2018 Wrestling 2018-19 season preview
November 3, 2018 O’Donnell, Martinson place at UW-Stevens Point Open