Hawks Widen the Gap in W.I.N. Rankings

The Iowa Wrestling team went 2-0 last week and remain atop W.I.N. Magazine's weekly dual and tournament rankings. Iowa expanded it's lead over second-ranked Minnesota in this week's Tournament Power Index

 

February 4, 2008

W.I.N. Magazine's Dual Rankings

 February 4, 2008 Release

NEWTON, Iowa - W.I.N. Magazine has released its eleventh NCAA Division I wrestling rankings for the 2007-08 season. The team rankings are now based on dual-meet strength, with W.I.N.'s Tournament Power Index (TPI) also included.

WRESTLING INTERNATIONAL NEWSMAGAZINE (W.I.N.)

2007-08  NCAA DIV. I RANKINGS (Previous Rankings from Jan. 28, 2008)

DUAL TEAM RANKINGS

Rk. Team (Previous)               Record

1. Iowa (1st)                           16-1

2. Nebraska (2nd)                  11-2

3. Oklahoma State (6th)          13-2-1

4. Minnesota (3rd)                  11-5

5. Central Michigan (4th)         11-2

6. Michigan (5th)                     15-4

7. Ohio State (7th)                  16-3

8. Iowa State (9th)                  12-4

9. Penn State (8th)                  10-5

10. Northwestern (10th)          5-6

11. Illinois (13th)                     8-2

12. Missouri (12th)                 7-3-1

13. Cornell (14th)                   2-5

14. Wisconsin (15th)               11-3-1

15. Hofstra (11th)                   11-7

16. Indiana (16th)                   12-5

17. Edinboro (17th)                7-2

18. Oklahoma (18th)               12-3

19. Old Dominion (19th)         15-3

20. Boise State (21st)             8-1       

21. Kent State (24th)              11-4

22. UT-Chattanooga (22nd)    7-5

23. Pittsburgh (20th)               10-3

24. Penn (25th)                       8-4

25. Maryland (23rd)               13-4                                                    

 

Below is WIN magazine's ranking of the NCAA Div. I wrestling programs, based on how their individually-ranked wrestlers — according to the current W.I.N. rankings — would finish in the NCAA Div. I tournament. Only teams with ranked wrestlers are including in this power ranking.

Point totals are based on what wrestlers would receive at the NCAA tournament, including All-American points for finishing in the Top 8 and advancement points, in March.

Points totals associated with individual rankings are as followed: 1st - 20 (16 AA points + 4 advancement points); 2nd - 16 (12+4); 3rd - 13.5 (10+3.5); 4th - 12. 5 (9+3.5); 5th - 10 (7+3); 6th - 9 (6+3); 7th - 6.5 (4+2.5); 8th - 5.5 (3+2.5); 9th/12th - 2; 13th/16th - 1.5; 17th-20th - 1

 

W.I.N. Magazine's Feb. 4, 2008 Div. I Tournament Team Power Index

 Rank  Team                         Top 8 Wrestlers                                 Total Points

1        Iowa                                       7                                              101.5

2          Minnesota                               6                                              77.5

3          Michigan                                 5                                              62

4          Northwestern                          4                                              58

5          Oklahoma State                      3                                              57

6          Central Michigan                     5                                              56

7          Nebraska                                5                                              53.5

8          Iowa State                              3                                              52.5

9(tie)    Hofstra                                   4                                              43.5

9(tie)    Wisconsin                               4                                              43.5

11        Missouri                                  3                                              42.5

12(tie)  Ohio State                              3                                              41.5

12(tie)  Penn State                              3                                              41.5

14        Cornell                                    4                                              36.5

15        Pittsburgh                                2                                              30.5

16        Illinois                                     1                                              29.5

17        Indiana                                    2                                              25

18        Navy                                      2                                              24

19        American                                1                                              22

20        Edinboro                                 1                                              20.5

21        Oklahoma                               2                                              19

22        Harvard                                  1                                              17.5

23        Cal Poly                                  1                                              16.5

24        Michigan State                        1                                              15

25        Cal State Fullerton                  1                                              11.5

26        Stanford`                                1                                              10.5

27        NC State                                1                                              9.5

28        Bloomsburg                            1                                              8.5

29        Penn                                       1                                              6.5

30(tie)  Kent State                              0                                              6

30(tie)  West Virginia                          0                                              6

32(tie)  Boise State                             0                                              5.5

32(tie)  Northern Iowa                        1                                              5.5

34(tie)  Maryland                                0                                              5

34(tie)  UT-Chattanooga                     0                                              5

34(tie)  Virginia                                   0                                              5

37(tie)  Drexel                                     0                                              4

37(tie)  Old Dominion                         0                                              4

39        Rider                                      0                                              3.5

40        Northern Illinois                      0                                              3

41(tie)  Army                                      0                                              2.5

41(tie)  Purdue                                    0                                              2.5

43(tie)  Arizona State                          0                                              2

43(tie)  Binghampton                           0                                              2

43(tie)  Boston University                    0                                              2

43(tie)  Bucknell                                  0                                              2

43(tie)  North Carolina                        0                                              2

48        Wyoming                                0                                              1.5

49(tie)  Appalachian State                   0                                              1

49(tie)  Eastern Michigan                     0                                              1

49(tie)  Franklin & Marshall                0                                              1

49(tie)  UNC Greensboro                   0                                              1

 

 

Feb. 4, 2008 Individual Rankings

 

Rk. Name (Record), Year, School (Previous)

 

125 pounds

1. Jayson Ness (28-0), So. Minn. (2nd)

2. Angel Escobedo (22-0), So. Indiana (1st)

3. Charlie Falck (25-2), Jr. Iowa (3rd)

4. Paul Donahoe (15-2), Jr. Nebraska (4th)

5. Brandon Precin (26-3), So. Northwestern (5th)

6. Tanner Gardner (32-1), Sr. Stanford (6th)

7. Dave Tomasette (26-6), Sr. Hofstra (7th)

8. Rollie Peterkin (19-2), So. Penn (8th)

9. Mike Sees (27-2), Sr. Bloomsburg (9th)

10. Steve Mytych (29-4), Jr. Drexel (10th)

11. Gabe Flores (20-5), Sr. Illinois (12th)

12. Mark McKnight (9-6), Sr. Penn State (11th)

13. Luke Smith (17-6), Sr. C. Mich. (16th)

14. James Nicholson (27-9), Fr. Old Dominion (14th)

15. Boris Novochkov (15-8), Fr. Cal Poly (15th)

16. Nic Bedelyon (21-8), Fr. Kent State (18th)

17. Anthony Robles (18-6), Fr. Arizona State (19th)

18. Tyler Shinn (11-4), So. Oklahoma State (20th)

19. Fernando Martinez, Sr. Army (NR)

20. Tyler Clark (14-8), Fr. Iowa State (NR)

 

133 pounds

1. Coleman Scott (23-2), Sr. Oklahoma State (1st)

2. Joey Slaton (25-2), So. Iowa (2nd)

3. Franklin Gomez (20-1), So. Michigan St. (4th)

4. Mack Reiter (16-4), Sr. Minn. (5th)

5. Mike Grey (29-5), Fr. Cornell (6th)

6. Lou Ruggirello (28-5), So. Hofstra (3rd)

7. Nick Fanthorpe (22-4), So. Iowa State (7th)

8. Kenny Jordan (12-4), So. Nebraska (8th)

9. Jimmy Kennedy (19-4), So. Illinois (9th)

10. Pat Castillo (20-5), Sr. N Illinois (11th)

11. Zach Tanelli (19-7), Sr. Wisconsin (12th)

12. Andre Hernandez (17-5), Jr. Indiana (13th)

13. Reece Humphrey (20-6), So. Ohio State (10th)

14.  Joe Baker (20-10), Sr. Navy (14th)

15. Kyle Hutter (28-11), So. Old Dominion (16th)

16. Dave Marble (18-5), So. Bucknell (17th)

17. Brian Shelton (6-2), So. Oklahoma (15th)

18. Eric Albright (21-7), Jr. Virginia (20th)

19. Sean Clair (27-3), So. Eastern Michigan (NR)

20. TJ Dillashaw (16-7), Jr. Call State Fullerton (10th)

 

141 pounds

1. Nathan Morgan (26-1), Sr. Oklahoma State (1st)

2. Charles Griffin (27-3), Sr. Hofstra (2nd)

3. Chad Mendes (19-0), Sr. Cal Poly (5th)

4. Kellen Russell (23-3), Fr. Michigan (4th)

5. Kyle Ruschell (22-3), So. Wisconsin (7th)

6. Manuel Rivera (24-4), Sr. Minn. (3rd)

7. Joe Caramanica (24-4), So. NC State (8th)

8. Dan LeClere (20-7), So. Iowa (10th)

9. Brandon Rader (1-1), Jr. West Virginia (6th)

10. J Jaggers (18-5), Jr. Ohio St. (9th)

11. Garrett Scott (13-3), Fr. Penn State (11th)

12. Eric Kruger (19-7), Jr. Central Michigan (12th)

13. Mike Rowe (7-2), Jr. Nebraska (13th)

14. Keith Sulzer (9-5), Fr. Northwestern (20th)

15. Carter Downing (15-4), Sr. Wyoming (14th)

16. Matt Kyler (31-4), So. Army (15th)

17. Cody Cleveland (20-5), Fr. UT-Chattanooga (16th)

18. Nick Gallick (16-10), So. Iowa State (17th)

19. Zack Bailey (24-7), Fr. Oklahoma (18th)

20. Ryan Prater (17-6), Fr. Illinois (NR)

 

149 pounds

1. Brent Metcalf (25-1), So. Iowa (1st)

2. Dustin Schlatter (14-1), Jr. Minn. (2nd)

3. J.P. O'Connor (16-1), So. Harvard (3rd)

4. Jordan Burroughs (23-5), So Nebraska (4th)

5. Bubba Jenkins (17-2), So. Penn State (6th)

6. Ryan Lang (10-3), Sr. Northwestern (5th)

7. Lance Palmer (18-6), So. Ohio St. (7th)

8. Josh Churella (20-4), Sr. Michigan (8th)

9. Mike Roberts (23-6), Sr. Boston (9th)

10. Darrion Caldwell (25-3), So. NC State (10th)

11. Morgan Atkinson (25-5), Sr. Cal Fullerton (11th)

12. Mitch Mueller (17-9), So. Iowa State (12th)

13. Will Rowe (19-4), Jr. Oklahoma (13th)

14. Jake Patacsil (20-5), Jr. Purdue (14th)

15. Josh Wagner (16-8), Jr. Missouri (15th)

16. Adam Hall (19-5), Fr. Boise State (16th)

17. Kyle Fried (11-1), Sr. Binghamton (17th)

18. Cesar Grajales (23-3), So. Penn (20th)

19. Joey Knox (16-8), So. UT Chattanooga (19th)

20. Scott Ervin (26-5), Sr. Appalachian State (NR)

 

157 pounds

1. Mike Poeta (23-1), Jr. Illinois (1st)

2. C.P. Schlatter (23-2), Sr. Minnesota (2nd)

3. Gregor Gillespie (24-2), Jr. Edinboro (3rd)

4. Craig Henning (18-2), Sr. Wisconsin (4th)

5. Dan Vallimont (21-1), So. Penn State (5th)

6. Matt Kocher (19-4), Sr. Pittsburgh (6th)

7. Jordan Leen (14-2), Sr. Cornell (7th)

8. Brandon Becker (15-3), Sr. Indiana (8th)

9. Ryan Hluschak (25-2), Sr. Drexel (9th)

10. Cyler Sanderson (23-3), So. Iowa State (10th)

11. Ryan Morningstar (17-8), So. Iowa (11th)

12. Tyler Sherfey (20-6), Jr. Boise State (12th)

13. Chase Pami (19-4), So. Cal Poly (13th)

14. Josh Zupancic (30-5), Sr. Stanford (14th)

15. Michael Chandler (19-3), Jr. Missouri (15th)

16. Jeff Marsh (19-10), Sr. Michigan (NR)

17. Chris Oliver (15-5), Jr. Nebraska (16th)

18. Newly McSpadden (19-7), Jr. Oklahoma State (17th)

19. Zac Fryling (8-4), Sr. West Virginia (18th)

20. Matt Moley (27-5), So. Bloomsburg (19th)

 

 

165 pounds

1. Mark Perry (18-2), Sr. Iowa (1st)

2. Nick Marable (21-2), So. Missouri (2nd)

3. Eric Tannenbaum (22-2), Sr. Michigan (4th)

4. Mack Lewnes (27-3), Fr. Cornell (5th)

5. Jake Dieffenbach (15-3), Sr. Oklahoma State (3rd)

6. Jonathan Reader (23-3), Fr. Iowa State (6th)

7. Trevor Stewart (14-5), Jr. Central Michigan (7th)

8. Moza Fay (14-6), Jr. Northern Iowa (8th)

9. Stephen Dwyer (24-6), So. Nebraska (9th)

10. Andrew Flanagan, Jr. Harvard (10th)

11. Mike Cannon (18-3), So. American (11th)

12. Colt Sponseller (14-0), Fr. Ohio State (13th)

13. Tyler Safratowich (21-7), Jr. Minnesota (15th)

14. Jarrod King (23-6), Jr. Edinboro (12th)

15. Matt Coughlin (20-6), So Indiana (14th)

16. Kurt Gross (13-4), Sr. Kent State (16th)

17. Chris Brown (29-10), So. Old Dominion (17th)

18. Kurt Swartz (23-6), Fr. Boise State (18th)

19. Keegan Mueller (22-3), Sr. North Carolina (19th)

20. Max Dean (17-4), Sr. Oklahoma (20th)

 

174 pounds

1. Keith Gavin (21-0), Sr. Pittsburgh (1st)

2. Jay Borschel (24-4), So. Iowa (3rd)

3. Brandon Sinnott (21-3), Sr. Central Michigan (4th)

4. Steve Luke (22-3), Jr. Michigan (5th)

5. Alton Lucas (19-3), Jr. Hofstra (2nd)

6. Matt Stolpinski (31-6), Sr. Navy (7th)

7. Brandon Browne (25-2), So. Nebraska (8th)

8. Steve Anceravage (21-3), Jr. Cornell (10th)

9. Mike Letts (17-4), So. Maryland (9th)

10. Gabe Dretsch (21-8), Sr. Minnesota (11th)

11. Brandon Mason (21-3), Jr. Oklahoma State (6th)

12. Phil Moricone (18-8), Jr. Edinboro (13th)

13. Lloyd Rogers (20-3), So. UT-Chattanooga (14th)

14. John Dergo (20-8), So. Illinois (15th)

15. Nick Hayes (17-5), Sr. Northwestern (16th)

16. David Erwin (21-7), So. Penn State (12th)

17. Duke Burk (19-3), So. Northern Illinois (17th)

18. Justin Herbert (21-1), Franklin & Marshall (18th)

19. Chris Heinrich (20-6), Fr. Virginia (19th)

20. Josh Patterson (12-3), So. Binghampton (20th)

 

184 pounds

1. Jake Varner (19-0), So. Iowa State (1st)

2. Tyrel Todd (20-1), Jr. Michigan (2nd)

3. Mike Pucillo (22-1), So. Ohio State (3rd)

4. Raymond Jordan (20-1), Jr. Missouri (4th)

5. Christian Sinnott (18-4), Sr. Central Mich. (5th)

6. Josh Weitzel (20-1), Sr. Oklahoma (7th)

7. Phillip Keddy (21-6), So. Iowa (8th)

8. Roger Kish (8-5), Sr. Minnesota (6th)

9. Louis Caputo (12-5), Jr. Harvard (9th)

10. Vince Jones (20-8), So. Nebraska (10th)

11. Kirk Smith (14-1), Fr. Boise State (11th)

12. Rocco Caponi (32-2), Jr. Virginia (12th)

13. Ian Murphy (18-6), Sr. Cal State Fullerton (13th)

14. Phil Bomberger (15-5), Fr. Penn State (14th)

15. Doug Umbehauer (17-8), Sr. Rider (15th)

16. Chris Honeycutt (20-5), Fr. Edinboro (16th)

17. Ben Chriswell (9-3), Fr. Arizona State (19th)

18. Ryan Goodman (16-5), Jr. NC State (NR)

19. AJ Kissell (20-9), Fr. Purdue (NR)

20. Josh Haines (14-6), Jr. Maryland (18th)

 

197 pounds

1. Josh Glenn (11-0), Sr. American (1st)

2. Mike Tamillow (21-2), Sr. Northwestern (5th)

3. Phil Davis (13-1), Sr. Penn State (2nd)

4. Wynn Michalak (20-1), Sr. Central Michigan (3rd)

5. Max Askren (17-2), So. Missouri (4th)

6. Craig Brester (17-3), So. Nebraska (6th)

7. Dallas Herbst (23-1), Jr. Wisconsin (7th)

8. Joel Flaggert (19-1), Sr. Oklahoma (8th)

9. Hudson Taylor (25-2), So. Maryland (9th)

10. Joe Rovelli (21-3), Sr. Hofstra (10th)

11. T. J. Morrison (15-7), Sr. Rider (11th)

12. Dave Bertollino (17-9), Sr. Iowa State (12th)

13. Patrick Bond (18-4), So. Illinois (13th)

14. Jared Villers (11-2), Sr. West Virginia (14th)

15. Matt Koz (16-6), Sr. UT-Chattanooga (15th)

16. Joe Williams (22-9), Sr. Michigan St. (16th)

17. Clayton Foster (20-7), Fr. Oklahoma State (17th)

18. Daren Burns (26-4), Sr. UNC Greensboro (18th)

19. Anthony Biondo (22-7), Fr. Michigan (19th)

20. Brent Jones (28-9) So. Virginia (20th)

 

 

Heavyweight

1. Dustin Fox (15-0), Sr. Northwestern (1st)

2. J.D. Bergman (23-1), Sr. Ohio St. (2nd)

3. Ed Prendergast (27-4), Sr. Navy (3rd)

4. Kyle Massey (21-5), Jr. Wisconsin (4th)

5. Bubba Gritter (18-4), Sr. Central Michigan (5th)

6. Dave Zabriskie (20-4), So. Iowa State (6th)

7. Wade Sauer (22-3), Jr. Cal Fullerton (7th)

8. Mike Spaid (33-4), Sr. Bloomsburg (8th)

9. Matt Fields (22-6), Sr. Iowa (9th)

10. Jared Rosholt (22-3), So. Oklahoma State (10th)

11. Joe Fendone (13-5), So. Edinboro (11th)

12. Zach Hammond (18-7), Jr. Cornell (13th)

13. Jermail Porter (26-8), Jr. Kent St. (18th)

14. Zach Shaeffer (28-9), Jr. Pittsburgh (12th)

15. Dustin Rogers (6-3), Sr. West Virginia (14th)

16. John Wise (23-9), Jr. Illinois (16th)

17. Jon May (15-8), Sr. Nebraska (20th)

18. Mark Ellis (15-7), So. Missouri (15th)

19. John Laboranti (19-6), Jr. Penn State (17th)

20. Justin Dobies (19-6), Jr. North Carolina (19th)


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