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Published December 16th, 2015 by NLWC Admin

U.S. Senior National Championships/Olympic Trials Qualifier

The U.S. Senior National Championships which is also a 2016 Olympic Trials qualifier will take place this weekend in Las Vegas.  The top 7 place finishers in each of the six freestyle weight classes will qualify for the Olympic Trials in April.  The NLWC Regional Training Center will be represented by five Resident Athletes and 2 U.S. Army WCAP Athletes. 

 125.5 lbs/57 kg -Mark McKnight and Brad Pataky

143 lbs/65 kg-Frank Molinaro

163 lbs/74 kg-Vladysav Dombrosky

189 lbs/86 kg-David Taylor and Victor Terrel

275 lbs/125 kg-Eric Thompson

 All of the freestyle competition will take place on Saturday, December 19.  Saturday's action will be broadcast live on  Every bout on all six mats will be aired.

 To see more details on the schedule and live broadcast, please click on U.S. Open Schedule.  To see a preview of each weight class, please click on U.S. Open Preview

 The U.S. Olympic Trials will take place in Iowa City, Iowa, April 9-10, 2016. 

 For more information on the Nittany Lion Wrestling Club, please visit our website:  Thanks again for your support of the NLWC!

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