Walnut Ridge, Ark. - Conner Linehan (SO/St. Louis, Mo.), Isaiha Johnson (FR/Waynesville, Mo. ), Tyler Dibert (FR/Imler, Penn. ), and Jonathan Drendel (SO/North Aurora, Ill.) will represent the Eagles wrestling squad from Williams Baptist College at the 2015 National Championships in Topeka, Kan. The championships will be played March 7-8.
Linehan qualified by finishing third in the 174 pound weight class and Johnson qualified by finishing fourth in the 125 pound class. Jonathan Drendel and Tyler Dibert both qualified through the wild card process, Drendel in the 157 and Dibert at the 184 classes.
"It was a special day for Williams Baptist College. These men made history. Their hard work has paid off and now we have to continue to move forward and reach our potential, as well as our goals by getting to the national podium," said Head Coach Kerry Regner.
The team finished in fifth place out of 14 teams in the qualifiers. The inaugural season finished with a record of 11-3 for the Eagles.