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Mocs Favored To Win SoCon Title PDF Print
Written by Mike Kelly   
Thursday, 27 October 2011 12:20

The Southern Conference coaches have voted Chattanooga as the pre-season favorite to win the league wrestling title this season.
The Mocs have won seven consecutive

league championships. UTC received four-first place votes. Appalachian State was picked to finish second, but the Mountaineers received three-first place votes.
Mike Kesslers at 141 pounds, Kyle Blevins at 165 and Austin Trotman at 184 of the Mountaineers were named to the All-SoCon Preseason Team. Blevins won the SoCon title at 165 pounds last season; Trotman is a two-time SoCon champion at 184. The Mountaineers open their season at the Hokie Open, hosted by Virginia Tech, in Salem, Va., on Sunday, November 6

 

2011-12 SoCon Wrestling Preseason Coaches Poll

 

        School (          First-place votes) Points
1. Chattanooga                    (4)         34
2. Appalachian State              (3)         33
3. The Citadel                                26
4. Gardner-Webb                               17
5. Campbell                                   16
6. VMI                                        15
7. Davidson                                    6

 

2011-12 SoCon Wrestling Preseason All-Conference Team
125   Demetrius Johnson, Chattanooga @ ^
133   Ryan Goodsell, VMI
141   Mike Kessler, Appalachian State
149   Dean Pavlou, Chattanooga #
157   Dan Waddell, Chattanooga @
165   Kyle Blevins, Appalachian State ^
174   Turtogtokh, Luvsandorj, The Citadel #
184   Austin Trotman, Appalachian State # ^
197   Niko Brown, Chattanooga
HWT Odie Delaney, The Citadel #

 

@ - 2009 SoCon Champion
# - 2010 SoCon Champion
^ - 2011 SoCon Champion

 

 

 

 

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