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Western Wrestling 2013-14 Capsule Preview



Head coach: Mark Seglin, fourth season



Returning lettermen: 10



Top wrestlers: Erik Gonzalez (Sr.), Daniel Zalaya (Sr), Alex Richardson (Jr.), Andrew Solis (Sr.), Luis Lopez (So.)


Outlook: Gonzalez, who likely will wrestle at 112 pounds, won a Southern Region title last year, and leads five returning regional placers for the Warriors.

“Fielding our largest number of returning wrestlers in my four years as Western’s head coach, we expect to not only have a full varsity lineup, but to compete for a regional title,” Seglin said.

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