Senior wrestler Jake Ashcraft came up just short in the 2018 NCAA Championships. He entered this year at No.1 in his weight class.
The Ithaca College wrestling team finds itself in a new region this year and has earned the opportunity to host the regional tournament because of it.
Since losing to a Division I opponent from West Virginia University on Nov. 13, freshman wrestler Sam Schneider has honed in on being the best.
The wrestling team is currently ranked No. 13 in the National Wrestling Coaches Association in the tournament ranking and No. 9 in the dual rankings, with five individual wrestlers ranked in the top ten.