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Jefffersonville Wrestlers Welcome New Zealand National Team
April 12, 2012By Betty Coffman of VYPE MAGAZINE - Greater Louisville
Ten wrestlers and 2 coaches from New Zealand joined Team Jeff last night for a huge practice and visit from NAIA Champion, and NAIA All-American Charlie Pingleton from Lindsey Wilson College, along with NAIA National Runner Up Ian Stephens.
Pingleton was a 2x IHSAA runner up, a member of the national guard, and the current MSC Conference Wrestler of the Year. Charlie started his wrestling career with Team Jeff Coach Danny Struck in Greencastle, Indiana.
The New Zealand wrestlers be staying with Team Jeff to train and visit area sights until Monday, including practice with Jeff wrestlers on Thursday night, competition on Friday, and competition in the TEAM JEFF IRON MAN on Saturday and Sunday (Greco Roman, Freestyle and Folkstyle wrestling).