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Thursday, 28 February 2013 17:23

Championship Brackets Announced

Nathan Sommer will compete in the 165-pound bracket this weekend Nathan Sommer will compete in the 165-pound bracket this weekend

DES MOINES, Iowa. – The 2013 NAIA Wrestling National Championships official brackets have been released, the national office announced Thursday.

Session one action inside the Jacobson Exhibition Center at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa, is scheduled to get underway Friday at 10 a.m. CST.

The 56th annual event will consist of four sessions, concluding on Saturday with the championship finals starting at 7 p.m.

There will be 210 wrestlers representing 37 institutions taking to the mat, including four national champions and 33 All-Americans from last year's event.

Seven of those 210 wrestlers will come from Baker University, where 125-pound wrestler Alan Callahan, 141-pounder Joel Olivas, 149-pound wrestler Nick Haugen, 165-pound wrestler Nathan Sommer, 174-pound Parker Owen, 184-pound Jarid Price and 285-pound Brandon Gebhardt will take on the best in the nation.

Live updated results will be found online at www.bakerwildcats.com along with video of Saturday's NAIA National Championship matchups. To view the national championship round fans must purchase the video package for $9.95. The Brackets can be found by click here.

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