Six Beavers Qualify for 2021 NCAA Wrestling Championships
CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State wrestling team had six athletes qualify for the 2021 NCAA Wrestling Championships, the NCAA announced Tuesday afternoon.
No. 10 Devan Turner (133), 12th-ranked Grant Willits (141), #15 Hunter Willits (157), and #31 J.J. Dixon (197) were all automatic qualifiers.
No. 27 Brandon Kaylor (125) and 25th-ranked Ryan Reyes (184) each earned an at-large bid.
This is the third appearance at the NCAA championships for Turner and the Willits brothers. Kaylor, Reyes, and Dixon will all be making their first trip to the tournament.
Seeding and brackets will be announced tomorrow night at 3 pm (PT) on NCAA.com. A full list of qualifiers can be found here.
The tournament will be held at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri on Mar. 18 to 20. Full coverage of the event will be on ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU over the course of the three days.
The event will begin at 8 am (PT) on Mar. 18 with the first session of round one, followed by session two at 11 am. Round two will also be broken down into two sessions with start times of 3 pm and 6 pm. Mar. 19 will feature quarterfinal matches beginning at 8 am and 12 pm with semifinals starting at 5 pm. Day three will feature the medal round at 8 am with the finals starting at 4 pm.
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