A 10-team field invades Manchester University's Stauffer-Wolfe Arena Saturday, Feb. 10.
Meet details: Action at the 2018 MidStates Invitational gets underway at 9 a.m. … Live audio, video and bracket updates can be tracked via a link at www.muspartans.com, the Internet home of MU athletics.
Spartan Shorts: Coach Kevin Lake and his staff have set the following as a probable weekend line-up: 125 - Josh Stephenson, fr., Yorktown, Ind., 7-17/Zac Galvan, fr., Lowell, Ind., 0-4; 133 - Ben Cauffman, jr., Fort Wayne, Ind., 17-4/Devin Childers, jr., Rochester, Ind., 1-3; 141 – Chase Wilson, sr., Peru, Ind., 25-5/Stevan Najeeb, so., Warren, Mich., 2-7; 149 - Jordan Napier, so., Indianapolis, Ind., 17-9; 157 – JaVon Phillips, so., Centerville, Ind., 11-8/Stephen Kitko, fr., Noblesville, Ind., 5-12/Patrick Waugh, fr., Indianapolis, Ind., 0-8; 174 – Tristan Wilson, sr., Fort Wayne, Ind., 9-15; 184 – Tyler Leonhard, fr., Portland, Ind., 3-13/Clayton Capes, sr., North Vernon, Ind., 1-13; 197 – Alex Roberts, sr., Campbelltown, Ind., 10-20; 285 – Tristin Choate, so., Mt. Vernon, Ind., 9-15/Nick Joyner, sr., Bedford, Ind., 4-7/Landon Bridges, jr., Indianapolis, Ind., 0-6/Colin Wise, sr., Cairo, Ohio 0-0 … Chase Wilson, Cauffman and Napier, MU's wrestling room win leaders, have reached their heights due to recent runs of success. Wilson has captured 16 of his last 18; Cauffman is 8-2 in his last 10; and Napier has claimed five of his last six matches … Chase Wilson climbed into the D3Wrestle.com top 10 for the first time this season with the Feb. 6 poll release, debuting at No. 10. Cauffman is an honorable mention selection … Chase Wilson, Tristan Wilson, Capes and Phillips have all had previous strong efforts at the MidStates. Chase Wilson was runner-up in 2016; Tristan Wilson placed fifth in 2015; Capes was sixth in 2015; and Phillips was a runner-up a year ago … The Spartans break from competition next week to prepare for the 2018 NCAA Division III Midwest Regionals Feb. 23 and 24.