Yellowjackets set for National Championships

Yellowjackets set for National Championships

Rochester, MN - Coach Randy Rager and his talented RCTC Yellowjacket wrestling team are making final preparations for the NJCAA Wrestling Championships this week.  The event, which begins on March 6th features the top Junior College wrestlers from across the country in all divisions.  The Jackets are sending 9 wrestlers to the meet, and are looking for a Division III National Championship. The Yellowjackets are currently ranked #14 in the All-Division National Poll.

RCTC wrestlers include:

Francis Fuenffinger at 125.  "Frannie" enters the meet as the #8 seed

Parker Dobrocky at 133.  Parker is the #5 seed

Auston Hall at 141.  Auston makes is second appearance in the NJCAA Championships and is unseeded

Brandon Kidd Jr. at 149.  Kidd is the #8 seed in the torunament

Seth Brossard at 165. Brossard is seeded #5 and leads the Jackets in Falls with 23

Jeremiah Colon at 174.  Colon enters the meet seeded #5

Gavin Christoffersen at 184. Gavin is seeded #7

Richie Hammonds at 197.  Richie is the highest seeded Jacket at #3

John Noll at 285.  Noll enters the tournament unseeded.

 

The event schedule, brackets, livestream, and other information can be found here: NJCAA Wrestling Championships

 

Thursday - March 5, 2020 

6 am - 10 pm 5 mats available
10:30 am - 10 pm Official scale and workout site available
10:30 am - 3 pm Team check-in and entry verification
Noon - 10 pm Official scale and workout site available
5 pm Tournament procedures meeting to be followed by NJCAA Coaches Meeting

Friday -  March 6, 2020

6 am - 7:15 am Official scale and workout site available
7:15 am Skin Checks
7:30 am Official Weigh-ins
9:30 am First Round Preliminaries
Noon** Second Round Preliminaries
First Round Consolation
Second Round Consolations
6:15 pm Championship Quarterfinals
Third Round Consolation
Fourth Round Consolation
11 pm Workout facilities will close

Saturday -  March 7, 2020

8 am - 9:25 am Official scale and workout site available
9:30 am Official Weigh-ins
10:30 am Championship Semi-finals
Consolation Quarterfinals
Noon** Consolation Semi-finals
1:15 pm Consolation Finals
  3rd and 4th, 5th and 6th, 7th and 8th
6:30 pm Parade of All-Americans & Wrestling Coaches Association Awards Presentation
7 pm Championship Finals
  NJCAA Award Presentation

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