Lake Mills wrestling team participates in Luther’s Team Wrestling Camp
The Lake Mills High School wrestling team participated in the 2017 Luther College Team Wrestling Camp, Decorah.
The Luther wrestling camps, directed by Luther Head Wrestling Coach Dave Mitchell, have grown into some of the largest and most recognized athletic camps in the Midwest. More than 1,000 wrestlers from 10-plus states will attend the 2017 Luther College Wrestling Camps throughout July, making the series of camps some of the biggest camps in the country.
Max Thomsen, four-time Iowa High School State Champion and All-American wrestler from the University of Northern Iowa, Drew Van Anrooy, Luther class of 2016 and 2016 NCAA Champion at 141 lbs., and Dakota Gray, Luther class of 2016 and 2016 All-American wrestler, served as clinicians for Team Camp III.
Campers at the 2017 camps participated in team building activities, intensive “Train Like a Norseman” sessions, technique sessions and live wrestling sessions. The camp closed with an individual tournament.
Dylan Renneker, Cole Bergo, Gabe Irons and Alex Martinson, members of the Bulldogs wrestling team, earned Wrestler of the Day honors from Luther camp coaches Izzac Suarez and Slade Sifuentes.
Suarez and Sifuentes served as the Lake Mills Camp Coach, providing wrestlers with written and verbal feedback throughout the camp.
The Lake Mills wrestling team is coached by Alex Brandenburg, Brad Helgeson and Gary Irons. The Bulldogs took third place at state duals and eight at traditionals.