Multiple Teams · 1980-1981 Wrestling Season


Front row – K. Hurt, J. Dykhuizen, J. McCready, M. Wilcox, D. Chrisman, M. VanWeelden, A. Ryder, S. Martinez, M. Kloosterman, E. Swift, R. Roth, T. Hall. Back row – Coach Rivers, M. Dejong, T. Koewers, M. Peters, T. Stepek, G. Durkee, C. Anderson, J. Loughlin, J. Mauric, M. Rivers.


The team went 7-7 overall with a 4-3 (3rd) conference record. The team also won two tournaments in Canada. Captain Mark VanWeelden finished 1st at conference, 2nd in districts, regionals, and 7th at states. Randy Roth and Troy Hall were conference champions. Dave Chrisman also placed 1st at conference and the Olivet Tournament. There were only 5 seniors on the team that year.

Head Coach – Gary Rivers

Part of a History of Lowell Wrestling

Team Results (7-7)

Opponent Result
Kelloggsville W 46-27
GR Union W 36-30
Greenville L 32-41
Olivet Tournament 2nd
Belding L 29-32
Coopersville W 51-21
Lakewood W 60-15
Zeeland L 21-45
Lowell Invitational 4th
Fremont W 34-32
Galt (Canada) W 33-26
Canada All-Stars (Kitchener) L 15-42
Kitchener Tournament 1st
Waterloo-Cameron Invitational 1st
FHN W 39-28
Sparta L 21-44
Cedar Springs W 40-30