COLUMBIA, Ky.- Lindsey Wilson is ranked No. 8 in the third regular-season NAIA Men’s Wrestling Coaches’ Top-20 Poll, NAIA officials announced on Wednesday.
The Blue Raiders tallied 81 points in the poll with seven grapplers ranked individually.
Brandon Reed is the top-ranked Blue Raider — ranked No. 1 in the heavyweight class. Reed received 160 total points from the national raters.
Reed is joined by three other Blue Raiders in top-10 of their respective weight classes.
Trent Johnson (141) is ranked fifth while Derrick Smallwood (157) is ranked eighth and Brett Bradford is No. 10 in at 174-pounds.
Cagen Wallace is No. 14 at 125-pounds, Brady Moser is No. 15 at 133-pounds and Avery Buckman rounds out the ranked Blue Raiders as he is the No. 13th ranked grappler at 197-pounds.
Grand View (Iowa) sits atop the national poll with 217 points while Indiana Tech is No. 2 with 151 points.
Four other Mid-South Conference teams join Lindsey Wilson in the poll. Cumberlands (Ky.) is fifth, Life (Ga.) is seventh, Southeastern (Fla.) is 13th and Campbellsville (Ky.) is 19th.
Cumberland (Tenn.) and Brewton-Parker (Ga.) are receiving votes in the poll but failed to crack the top-20.
Lindsey Wilson is back in action on January 4 when they travel to Louisville, Kentucky for the NAIA National Duals.