Two of the three Fort Hays State University wrestlers to compete at the NCAA Division II Championships finished in the top eight to earn All-American status on Saturday in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Junior Jon Inman headlined the trio, placing fifth at 184 pounds. After falling in the consolation semifinals, Inman, ranked sixth in the class, took fifth with a 12-3 major decision over Wisconsin-Parkside’s Montrail Johnson.
Senior Bradley Little closed his career with his first top-eight finish after qualifying for nationals as a junior. He dropped a decision to the top-ranked wrestler at 149 pounds before picking up a pair of wins Friday night to secure his All-American award. He dropped a pair of close decisions Saturday to place eighth.
After winning his opening match, senior Adam Ludwin dropped his final two matches to conclude his collegiate career on Friday.