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Seven Cyclones Heading To 2013 NCAA Championships

Release: 03/13/2013
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Iowa State will be sending seven wrestlers to the 2013 NCAA Wrestling Championships next week in Des Moines, Iowa. Cyclone heavyweight Matt Gibson received one of five at-large bids available at 285 pounds to the national tournament, NCAA wrestling officials announced this afternoon.

Gibson joins six other Cyclones who already punched their tickets to Des Moines March 9 at the conference tournament in Stillwater, Okla.

The Vallejo, Calif. native is now a two-time NCAA qualifier in three years of competition at Iowa State. Gibson, who finished second at last week's Big 12 Championships behind No. 2 Alan Gelogaev of Oklahoma State, is 17-9 overall on the year and 8-6 in duals.

Iowa State is the host school for this year's national tournament, which is set to begin Thursday, March 21 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

Cyclone wrestlers heading to the 2013 NCAA Championships:

141-Luke Goettl (ranked No. 19, 15-11 overall)

149-Max Mayfield^ (unranked, 14-12 overall)

165-Michael Moreno^ (ranked No. 13, 26-7 overall)

174-Tanner Weatherman^ (ranked No. 20, 18-7 overall)

184-Boaz Beard (ranked No. 15, 15-7 overall)

197-Kyven Gadson^ (ranked No. 6, 25-2 overall)

285-Matt Gibson* (ranked No. 18, 17-9 overall)

*denotes at-large selection

^first-time NCAA qualifier

Rankings last updated by InterMat on March 12.

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