Jenness Jumps Up to No. 10 at 184 Pounds in NAIA; Raiders receiving 11 votes in NAIA Poll 5

January 27, 2022 11:13am

Nw Wrestling

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sophomore Luke Jenness jumps up to No. 10 in the NAIA 184-pound individual rankings. The Northwestern College wrestling team (4-5, 2-3 GPAC) receives 11 votes in the fifth installment of the national coaches’ poll.

Jenness (So., Primghar, Iowa/Sheldon) sits with a 22-4 record on the season with a team-high seven pins. In last week’s rankings, the sophomore was tabbed at No. 19 in the 184-pound weight class.

The Primghar, Iowa native had a huge weekend at the Missouri Valley Invite down in Marshall, Mo. He grinded to the semifinal round. He would leave Missouri with a third-place finish, defeating the current eleventh-ranked wrestler Niko Perovic of Williams Baptist with an 8-5 decision.

In their last dual, Jenness picked up the lone bout victory with a fall victory over Morningside’s Brody Kacmarynski at 0:42.

GPAC in the rankings:

No. 7 Doane Tigers (11-3, 5-0 GPAC)

No. 13 Hastings Broncos (10-3, 4-1 GPAC)

RV(25) Morningside Mustangs (4-1, 4-1 GPAC)

RV(17) Midland Warriors (2-9, 0-5 GPAC)

RV(16) Jamestown Jimmies (6-3, 3-3 GPAC)

RV(11) Northwestern Red Raiders (4-5, 2-3 GPAC)

RV(10) Briar Cliff Chargers (5-2, 4-2 GPAC)

RV(6) Concordia (Neb.) Bulldogs (4-4, 2-3 GPAC)