Kyle Hutter Advances to U.S. World Team Trials
By ODU Athletics
May 13, 2013
NORFOLK, Va. - Old Dominion University volunteer assistant wrestling coach, Kyle Hutter (55 kg/121 lbs) won the Northern Plains Senior Regional in Waterloo, Iowa on Saturday, May 11. Hutter has now earned himself a spot at the U.S. World Team Trials in June in Okla., with a chance to compete at the World Championships later in the year.
A still focused Hutter said, "It definitely feels good to have the opportunity next month to go to the U.S. World Team Trials and represent my country. Anything can happen at the U.S. World Team Trials; I want to put together three matches and make the U.S. National team."
The volunteer assistant coach reigns from Mokena, Ill. and won all three of his matches at the Northern Plains Senior Regional via tech fall.
Hutter wrestled for Old Dominion from 2006 to 2011, where he was a three-time Academic All-American and three-time NCAA qualifier. Hutter became only the 12th wrestler in school history to reach 100-plus career wins and finished his time at ODU ninth on the school's all-time career wins list with an overall record of 113-53.
Hutter joined the Monarch coaching staff in August of 2011. "My coaching experience at Old Dominion has given me a much different perspective when I'm wrestling; coaching has helped me out with the mental aspect of the sport," exclaimed Hutter. He continued, "I definitely feel more prepared going into tournaments now."
Last month, Kevin Beazley became a double All-American at the 2013 ASICS Junior National Championships in Las Vegas, Nev. Beazley finished up with a Greco Roman National Championship and a fourth place finish in Freestyle at 96 kilograms.
While wrestling Greco style, Beazley swept through all four of his matches on his way to a National Championship at 96 kg. Beazley's work did not end there as he also placed fourth within the Freestyle Championships, after winning five of his seven matches.
Next up for Hutter and Beazley will be the 2013 Team World Trials on June 23 in Stillwater, Okla.
If Hutter were to win his weight class at the Team World Trials in June, he would then have the opportunity to represent the United States and wrestle in the Senior World Championships in Budapest, Hungary in September.
If Beazley were to win his weight class at the Team World Trials in June, he would then have the opportunity to represent the United States and wrestle in the FILA Junior World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria in August.
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