LINDSBORG — Bethany College’s wrestling team moved up one spot in the final Top 20 poll of the season on Wednesday, closing at No. 14.
The Swedes were ranked 15th going in the previous poll before their performance at the Central Group Qualifier. Bethany is ranked fourth in the Central Group poll. The Swedes have 32.5 points, one point behind 13th-ranked Menlo College from Atherton, California.
"The only thing that matters at this point is getting ready for the NAIA National Tournament," Bethany coach Jacob Marrs said. "We are motivated to finish higher."
To go along with the team ranking, Colby Crank is ranked 1st in the 149 weight class. Jordon Ward is currently ranked 9th in the 165 weight division. Zach Anderson is 13th in the 285 weight class. Jonathan Blackwell is ranked 14th in the 157 weight division. Taylor Baird is also ranked 14th in the 197 weight class. Colt Rogers is ranked 15th in the 141 weight division.