USA Wrestling has announce 10 wild cards for the upcoming U.S. World Team Trials. The tournament takes place June 9-11 in Oklahoma City. The winners in each weight class will earn the opportunity to represent the U.S. at the FILA World Championships, which are set for Sept. 12-18 in Istanbul.
60 kg/132 lbs. – Derek Moore (U.S. Army)
66 kg/145.5 lbs. – Joe Johnston (Gator WC)
66 kg/145.5 lbs. – Justin Pearch (U.S. Army)
74 kg/163 lbs. – Kyle Dake (New York AC)
74 kg/163 lbs. – J.P. O’Connor (New York AC)
74 kg/163 lbs. – Tyler Caldwell (Sunkist Kids)
84 kg/185 lbs. – James Yonushonis (New York AC)
84 kg/185 lbs. – Jon Reader (Sunkist Kids)
96 kg/211.5 lbs. – Micah Burak (Athletes in Action)
96 kg/211.5 lbs. – Dustin Kilgore (Golden Pride WC)
At the 2011 NCAA Wrestling Championships, Kyle Dake won his second title wrestling for Cornell. Jon Reader also won a title for Iowa State, while Dustin Kilgore scored an upset in the finals to become Kent State’s first champion. Tyler Caldwell finished as a runner-up for Oklahoma and has since transferred to Nebraska.