It's year number five for Colorado Mesa Head Coach Russ Martin, who has taken the Mavericks from 4-7 in 2012 to 9-2 last season and within a whisper of an RMAC title and playoff appearance. The highly successful 2015 season will be a tough act to follow.
Earlier this week, the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) released its national preseason team and individual rankings. In the team category, Colorado Mesa University is ranked No. 20 to start the season.