Langeman and Boots Become MIAA Individual Champions For Trine
Monday, February 6, 2023

ADRIAN, Mich. – Members of the Trine University men's wrestling team traveled to the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Tournament where two grapplers won individual championships and six more finished in top four. Juniors Joseph Langeman and Jett Boots both posted undefeated championship performances for the team.

Langeman tallied his victories in the 133 weight class. After an opening round bye, he would record a pin (3:46) in his first match before adding a second (1:40) in the semifinal round to advance to the championship. There he wrestled to a tight 3-0 victory over his opponent from Olivet College.

Boots would earn his championship in the 141 weight class. He too received an opening round by and opened with a pin (1:51) in his first match. In the semifinal round Boots won in a 7-6 decision to advance to the championship. There he faced Tanner Smith from Adrian College, who defeated him 9-4 earlier this week. This time Boots came out on top 10-5.

Trine will continue their season when individuals head to the Mid States Tournament which is set to be hosted by Olivet College.