Fox, wrestling in the 174 lb. competition, fell to Trevor Mahlum (Ridgewater College) in his opening match and then fell 9-4 to Blaine Hill (Neosho County CC). He finishes the season with a 14-13 record,.
Simons couldn't solve a familiar foe Kris Schimek (Niagara CCC) and then lost a tough 4-0 decision to Sheldon Graves (Pratt CC). Simons ends his season with a 5-16 record.
41 teams competed in the National Championships.