Men's Wrestling Club

Club Information & Plans

Team Picture

The Grand Valley State University Wrestling Team has been a staple of success in small college wrestling. The team has won eight National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) Championships (5 Traditional Format and 3 Dual Format) since joining in the 2000-2001 season. In addition, 73 student-athletes have combined to earn 133 All-American awards including 17 wrestlers who won 23 Individual National Championships. The wrestling team competes not only against other club teams but varsity programs as well. Each year the team travels to DI wrestling opens hosted by Eastern Michigan University and Michigan State University. The Lakers fill their schedule with teams from NCAA D3 and NJCAA, such as Olivet College, Alma College, and Muskegon Community College. 

  • President: Joseph Posledni
  • Vice President: Seth Konynenbelt 
  • Financial Officer: Kameron Kempker 
  • Public Relations: Dylan Lorincz 
  • Risk Manager: Ryan Farris

Club E-Mail: [email protected]

 

 

Team Schedule

Date

Location

Tournament Name

Individual Competing

Results

10/30

Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State Wrestling Alumni Tailgate

N/A

N/A

11/5

Muskeegon Community College

Stenburg Dual

N/A

Cancelled

11/6

Muskeegon Community College

Ben Mcmullen Open

N/A

Cancelled

11/20

Olivet College

Comet Duals

N/A

Olivet-25 GVSU-23

GVSU-26 Alma-18

GVSU-41 Ohio Northern-12

GVSU-28 Trine-9

12/5

Henry Ford Community College

Hawks Invite

125-Kameron Kempker

125-Michael Merrit

133-Dylan Lorincz

133-Ryan Farris

141-Gabriel Martinez

141-Andrew Kakoos

149-Joey Murphy

149-Caden Jacobs

165-Trevor Dusty

184-Seth Konynenbelt

184-Kurtis Smith

285-Zac Foote

Kameron Kempker-1st

Dylan Lorincz-2nd

Gabriel Martinez-3rd

Joey Murphy-2nd

Seth Konynenbelt-1st

Kurtis Smith-2nd

 

GVSU-3rd

 

 

 

 

12/17

Cornerstone University

Cornerstone Tri

N/A

GVSU-34 Cornerstone-9

Indiana Tech-41 GVSU-9

1/8

Cornerstone University

Cornerstone Open

133-Ryan Farris

141-Gabe Martinez, Andrew Kakoos

149- Joey Murphy, Caden Jacobs, Brandon Troy

157-Austin Holbrook

165-Trevor Dusty

184-Seth Konynenbelt

197-Joseph Posledni

285-Zac Foote

 

Ryan Farris-3rd

Gabe Martinez-1st

Joey Murphy-1st

Caden Jacobs-1st

Brandon Troy-2nd

Austin Holbrook-1st

Trevor Dusty-1st

Seth Konynenbelt-1st

Joseph Posledni-1st

Zac Foote-1st

 

GVSU-1st

1/8

Muskegon Community College

Jayhawk Duals

N/A

Cancelled

1/21-22

Liberty University

Team National Championship

N/A

GVSU-54 James Madison-12

Apprentice-32 GVSU-22

Liberty-32 GVSU-17

 

GVSU-3rd

2/5

Henry Ford Community College

Whizzer Open

125-Micheal Merrit

125-Ryan Farris

133-Cody Castelline

141-Andrew Kakoos

149-Gustavo De Lima

149-Joey Murphy

149-Brandon Troy

157-Trevor Dusty

174-Seth Dominguez

184-Seth Konynenbelt

285-Zac Foote

 

Brandon Troy-4th

Seth Dominguez-3rd

Seth Konynenbelt-2nd 

 

GVSU-DNP

2/6

Muskegon Community College

MCC Open

133-Cody Castelline

133-Dylan Lorincz

141-Caden Jacobs

141-Andrew Kakoos

149-Gustavo De Lima

197-Joseph Posledni

285-Andre Irving

 

Cody Castelline-1st

Dylan Lorincz-4th

Caden Jacobs-2nd

Andrew Kakoos-3rd

Gustavo De Lima-4th

Joseph Posledni-2nd

Andre Irving-3rd

 

2/12

University of Michigan

Michigan Club Open

   

2/13

John Carroll College

John Carroll Open

   

2/25

University of Akron

Great Lakes Conference Tournament

   

3/10-12

Allen, Texas

NCWA Individual National Championship

   

2021-2022 Roster

Coach Mitch

Head Coach Mitch Hrnyak

 

 

 

First Name

Last Name

Class

Hometown

Weight Class

 

Kameron

Kempker

Sr.

Hudsonville, MI

125

 

Michael

Merrit

Fr.

Romeo, MI

125

 

Dylan

Lorincz

Soph.

Dexter, MI

133

 

Ryan

Farris

Jr.

Novi, MI

133

 

Gabriel

Martinez

Jr.

MI

141

 

Andrew

Kakoos

Jr.

MI

141

 

Nikolas

Andaverde

Jr.

MI

141

 

Joey

Murphy

Jr.

IL

149

 

Caden

Jacobs

Fr.

MI

149

 

Brandon

Troy

Soph.

MI

149

 

Austin

Holbrook

Jr.

MI

157

 

Mark

Crossen

Fr.

MI

157

 

Trevor

Dusty

Sr.

MI

165

 

Cody

Carlisle

Jr.

MI

165

 

Seth

Dominguez

Jr.

MI

174

 

Seth

Konynenbelt

Jr.

Hudsonville, MI

184

 

Kurtis

Smith

Soph.

IL

184

 

Joseph

Posledni

Sr.

Batavia, IL

197

 

Kendall

Leach

Sr.

MI

197

 

Andre

Irving

Fr.

Grand Rapids, MI

235

 

Zach

Foote

Jr.

MI

285

 

Cody

Castelline

Sr.

TX

133

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