Averett University wrestlers head to nationals

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DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) - Three Averett wrestlers are heading to nationals this weekend.

Averett University's wrestling program is only its second season of existence.

The team is only made up on freshmen and sophomores.

The men will compete in NCAA Division III national tournament, which will be held this Friday and Saturday in Roanoke.

”We have one freshman and two sophomores going so their future is bright and just with recruiting and putting Averett on the map, letting people know we can compete nationally. We’re gonna go nowhere but up from here," said head coach Tommy Owen.