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MSU-Northern’s Isaac Bartel ranked 2nd, highlights latest NAIA wrestling coaches’ poll

Providence’s Roberts 3rd, Sidney native Jones 4th
Posted at 2:58 PM, Feb 06, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Montana State University-Northern wrestler Isaac Bartel highlights the latest NAIA wrestling coaches’ poll after being ranked No. 2 in the 197-pound weight class. The Providence Argos are No. 9 in the team polls.

Bartel is one of only three Lights ranked in the latest poll, as Northern slipped to No. 20 in the team poll. Nick Kunz sits 17th at 125 pounds, while Chase Short is No. 10 at 174.

Shonn Roberts leads the way for the University of Providence, holding the No. 3 slot in the 149-pound weight class. Teammate Casey Dobson is fourth at 157, while John Hensley was tabbed No. 6 at 197. Justin Harbison is also ranked sixth in the heavyweight division at 285 pounds.

Seven total Argos paced Steve Komac's club to the No. 9 team ranking. Grand View (Iowa) remains No. 1 with four No. 1 individuals.

Sidney native and Dickinson State wrestler Gresh Jones is ranked No. 4 at 133 pounds, while Bozeman native and Eastern Oregon 174-pounder Keegan Mulhill is seventh.

The complete team and individual polls, which are voted on by a panel of head coaches across the country, can be found below.

NAIA men's wrestling coaches' poll
Feb. 6, 2020

For individual polls, please click here.

Team poll

RankLast WeekTeamPoints
11Grand View (Iowa)212
22Reinhardt University (GA)137
33Life University124
44Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)113
58Menlo (Calif.)104
65Cumberlands (Ky.)101
86Baker (Kan.)95
99Providence (Mont.)93
107Campbellsville (Ky.)88
1111Oklahoma City71
1212Marian University (IN)70
1314Missouri Valley65
1412Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)57
1416Indiana Tech57
1614Graceland University52
17RVThomas More40
1818Eastern Oregon University (OR)39
1920Concordia (Neb.)38
2017Montana State-Northern34

Receiving Votes: Life Pacific 31, Cumberland (Tenn.) 30, Lourdes (Ohio) 26, Northwestern (Iowa) 26, Warner Pacific 26, Southern Oregon 24, Briar Cliff (Iowa) 24, Williams Baptist 21, Missouri Baptist 19, Doane (Neb.) 18, Morningside (Iowa) 18, Dickinson State (N.D.) 18, Calumet (Ind.) 16, Saint Mary (Kan.) 16, Corban (Ore.) 15, Ottawa 15, Bluefield 15, Brewton-Parker (Ga.) 13, Cleary 13, Hastings (Neb.) 11, Texas Wesleyan 11, Vanguard (Calif.) 7, Arizona Christian 7, Midway 6, York (Neb.) 4, Lincoln 4