CHADRON – Chadron State’s Chris Leak has been named to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Preseason Wrestling All-Conference team at 197 pounds.
Leak, a senior from Omaha, Neb., was a unanimous selection. He finished last season with an 11-13 record and was sixth at the RMAC/Super Region Four tournament.
The RMAC Preseason Wrestler of the Year is Grand Canyon’s Kyle McCrite, the defending national champion at 125 pounds.
Grand Canyon received eight first place votes and is picked to finish first in the preseason coaches poll.
Chadron is picked to finish seventh.
Last season, the Eagles finished ninth at the regional tourney. In addition to Leak, Chadron State returns several veteran grapplers.
Jordan Debus, a junior from Mitchell, is a two-time national qualifier.
The Eagles, who began practice last week will open their season Saturday, Oct. 27 with a public practice scheduled for 8:30 a.m. in the Nelson Physical Activity Center.
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