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|Men's Freestyle Challenge Tournament qualifiers from Friday's action at the World Team Trials|
By Gary Abbott USA Wrestling
MEN’S FREESTYLE CHALLENGE TOURNAMENT QUALIFIERS
Note: Below is the list of eight athletes in each weight class who have advanced from Friday’s Freestyle Qualification Tournament at the U.S. Open in Cleveland. They will be placed in a 16-athlete bracket, including the top eight seeds, which will compete at the U.S. Open in men’s freestyle on Sunday. There was no qualification tournament at 96 kg, which begins its competition on Sunday.
55 kg/121 lbs.
Mark McKnight, Morgantown, W.Va. (Lehigh Valley AC)
Brandon Precin, Evanston, Ill. (Wildcat WC)
Dan Mitcheff, Kent, Ohio (Golden Pride WC)
Luke Smith, Chippewa Falls, Wis (Gator WC)
Zach Sanders, Wabasha, Minn. (Minnesota Storm)
Tyler Cox, Laramie, Wyo. (Gator WC)
Frank Perrelli, Hackettstown, N.J. (New York AC)
Jayrl Hunt, Cleveland, Ohio (Collinwood WC)
60 kg/132 lbs.
Roger Peterkin, Philadelphia, Pa. (unattached)
Joey Rivera, Stroudsburg, Pa. (Lehigh Valley AC)
Steve Mytych, Wyoming, Pa. (Drexel)
Ben Zwaschka, Mesa, Ariz. (Sunkist Kids)
Alex Radsky, Columbus, Ohio (Davidson College)
Michel Santos, Tampa, Fla. (Evolution)
Marcus Cobbs, Chicago, Ill. (Gold Team)
Kyle Hutter, Mokena, Ill. (ODU - Unattached)
66 kg/145 lbs.
Mike Thorn, Minneapolis, Minn. (Minnesota Storm)
Angel Cejudo, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army)
Quincy Osborn, Grand Rapids, Minn. (Bobcat WC)
Justin Pearch, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army)
Jordin Humphrey, Indianapolis, Ind. (Humphrey Wrestling)
Kevin LeValley, Hugo, Colo. (Bison WC)
Casey Cruz, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Bears WC)-
Joel Webster, Norfolk, Conn. (KT Kidz)
74 kg/163 lbs.
Kamarudeen Usman, Arlington, Texas (Nebraska-Kearney)
Mike Long, Jarrettsville, Md. (Club Keydet)
James Allen, Allentown, Pa. (Matrix)
Vlad Kochiev, Los Angeles, Calif. (S.K. Golden Boys)
Scott Ferguson, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army)
Michael Conklin, Toms River, N.J. (Wild Cat Wrestling)
Ross Tice, Brookfield, Ohio (Golden Pride WC)
David Bonin, Broussard, La. (Panther Wrestling Club of NEIA)
84 kg/185 lbs.
Chris Perry, Stillwater, Okla. (Gator WC)
James Yonushonis, Columbus, Ohio (New York AC)
Doug Umbehauer, Shamong, N.J. (Unattached)
Brandon Sinnott, Mount Pleasant, Mich. (Gator WC)
Mack Lewnes, Annapolis, Md. (New York AC)
Quentin Wright, Wingate, Pa. (Nittany Lion WC)
James Hamel, Natick, Mass. (Brickhouse Wrestling)
Dorian Henderson, Columbus, Ga. (MWF)
120 kg/264.5 lbs.
John Hiles, Westerville, Ohio (Ohio RTC)
Eric Bugenhagen, Franklin, Wis. (Badger WC)
Jim Savage, Wheaton, Ill. (unattached)
Cameron Wade, Twinsburg, Ohio (Nittany Lion WC)
Nate Fernandez, Lawton, Okla. (Oklahoma)
Mark Marshall, Latrobe, Pa. (Buster Wrestling Club)
Patrick Carey, Tempe, Ariz. (TWC)
Joe Rizqallah, Allegan, Mich. (Maverick WC)