Team Preview: Downers Grove North

Head Coach’s Name: Chris McGrath
Team Name: Downers Grove North
2019-2020 dual record (overall, conference):
16-8
Notable 2019-2020 tournament results:
4th at Downers South Team Invite

Top Returning Wrestlers

Enter Returning State Qualifiers + other key returners who didn’t qualify
Wrestler’s Name (First & Last) Grade Predicted Weight Previous state results
Drew Bielawski Senior 220/hwt State Qualifier
Ben Bielawski Soph 182/195 State Qualifer
Kai Tacadena Senior 106 Sectional Qualifier
Henry Locker Senior 113
Harrison Konder Freshman 132/138
Jordan Lewis Junior 195/220 Honorable Mention/ INJ

Key Seniors Lost to Graduation

Enter Key Seniors Lost to Graduation
Wrestler’s Name (First & Last) Weight Previous Accomplishments
Brad Rosen 125 2x State Qualifer

2020-2021 Outlook

Keys to success in the 2020-21 season:
In addition to the six above, we have five other wrestlers returning with varsity experience. Sam Baker, Sr, 132/ 138; Josh Castro, Jr, 126; John Filopolous, Sr, 152; Adil Lokhandwala, Sr, 145; and Brendan Truett, Sr, HWT
Concerns about the lineup or challenges for the team this season:
Our season will depend on the JV wrestlers that step up at 120, 160, and 170.
Please list any impact freshman or transfers
Harrison Konder is a multiple time IKWF state qualifier and place winner. He will compete at 132 or 138.
Coach’s quote on overall thoughts about the team:
We have the ability to be competitive this season.
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