July 6, 2012
BALTIMORE, MD – Johns Hopkins wrestling coach Keith Norris announced today that seven incoming freshmen will join the Blue Jay wrestling program for the 2012-13 season. The seven-man class will join a Johns Hopkins team that won the program’s first-ever Centennial Conference title last season and welcomes back five NCAA qualifiers, including two who earned All-America honors.
Below is a quick look at each of the seven incoming freshmen with season and career highlights included:
Hometown: New York, NY
High School: Horace Mann School
Projected Weight: 125-133
Gilston served as a team captain at Horace Mann School and was named the Most Valuable Wrestler as a senior after compiling 40 wins in his final season. He was a two-time Ivy League and New York State Private School Champion.
Hometown: Middleburg Hts., OH
High School: Midpark
Projected Weight: 125
Krumheuer was a four-time captain and three-time team MVP at Midpark High School. He posted a career record of 153-39, twice qualified for the Ohio State Championships and finished seventh in the state in 2011.
Hometown: Elkins Park, PA
High School: Abington Friends
Projected Weight: 125/133
Manstein compiled 75 wins at Abington Friends School. He was a three-time Pennsylvania Prep State placer finishing as high as 4th. He also qualified for the Prep National Tournament three times.
Hometown: Springfield, PA
High School: Cardinal O’Hara
Projected Weight: 157
Ostrowski had 35 wins during his senior year and 109 for his career. He was a four-time All-Catholic Team member, a three-time District runner-up and was twice named first team all-county .
Hometown: Youngwood, PA
High School: Hempfield Area
Projected Weight: 184
Spangler capped off his career with 99 wins. He earned a runner-up finish at the PowerAde Tournament, was a two-time sectional champion and a two-time district place-winner and state qualifier .
Hometown: Sand Springs, OK
High School: Charles Page
Projected Weight: 285
Tilson won 23 matches as a senior at Charles Page High School, where he placed at the regional championships and four other tournaments.
Johns Hopkins will open the 2012-13 season on November 3 when the Blue Jays participate in the Messiah Invitational. Other highlights on the upcoming schedule for the Blue Jays include a trip to the Division III National Duals in January and the Centennial Conference Championships, which Johns Hopkins will host on February 23, 2013.
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