CLARION, Pa. - The next chapter in the storied history of the Virginia Military Institute wrestling program is set to begin this Sunday in Western Pennsylvania as the Keydets head to the Clarion Open, hosted by Clarion University. Action is set to begin at 9 a.m. at the Golden Eagles’ Rec Center.
Fans unable to make the trip to Pennsylvania can follow the action through a live stats link, provided by the Clarion University athletic communications staff. Links to the live stats and the brackets will become available just prior to the start of action. There will also be periodic updates on the team's official Twitter account, @VMIWrestling.
The Keydets will be under the guidance of interim head coach Chris Skretkowicz, who is in his eighth season at the Institute, served as an assistant coach for seven years and begins his first season at the helm.
Joining Skretkowicz will be second-year assistant coach Ben Sprunger and Alex Radsky, who is in his first season on Post.
Below is the tentative lineup for this weekend’s Open:
125: Dalton Henderson
133: Michael Flora, Preston Roper, Caleb Yost
141: Emmitt Kelly, Joe Jarrells
149: Shabaka Johns
157: Ted Gottwald, Justin Mays
165: Mark Darr
174: Derek Thurman, Timmy Davison, Jake Koch
184: Hardy Hendren
285: Juan Adams