Friday-Saturday, March 13-14, 2015, 10a/6p - 10a/7p, Giant Center, Hershey, Pa.
NCAA III Championships Tournament: Ohio Northern senior Cody Lovejoy is making his third consecutive appearance at the NCAA III Wrestling Championships when he competes March 13-14 at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa. ... The top three finishers in each weight class in each of the six Mideast Regional tournaments two weeks ago received berths to compete at the NCAA Championships ... Lovejoy is ranked No. 1 and enters the tournament as the top seed at heavyweight ... This season, Lovejoy is 42-0 and leads the nation with 26 pins ... Junior Colt Lovejoy is ranked #9 nationally at 165 pounds ... Lovejoy placed seventh last season at the NCAA III Championships to earn All-America honors ... The top eight finishers in each of the 10 weight classes earn All-America honors ... Lovejoy has also won the past two Division III Elite 89 Awards, given annually to the competitor with the highest GPA at each of the NCAAs 89 national championships events ... Lovejoy ranks second all-time at ONU with a 143-34 career record.
ONU head coach Ron Beaschler: Beaschler in his 27th season at ONU with a 287-200-4 record, a winning percentage of .589 ... He is the all-time winningest coach in ONU history and has the longest tenure as head wrestling coach at ONU ... He was inducted into the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Hall of Fame in 2008 ... He was named OAC Coach of the Year in 1993, 2012 and 2013.