Bryant & Stratton College is located in Wauwatosa, Wi and is the only NJCAA (Junior College) program in Wisconsin. They are in their second year as a program and are sending 4 wrestlers to the national championships this year in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The Bobcats qualified through the Great Lakes district consisting of teams from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. The Bobcats train at Pura Vida MMA in Milwaukee, WI year-round.
Jalin Conner 149 lbs. (Sophomore) leads the team heading into Nationals. A returning All American, Academic All American and 2023 Great Lakes District Champion, Jalin is looking to be the first National Champion in the program’s short history. His record is 24-3 this year and we are awaiting his national seed. Jalin is a Milwaukee native doing his prep career at Milwaukee Bradley Tech. He is a member of City Kids Wrestling Club and Askren Wrestling Academy. After graduation Jalin is looking to wrestle and get a bachelor’s degree while training to make an Olympic and World Greco Roman team.
Tristan Hammen (Sophomore) qualified at 141 lbs. this season. A returning Academic All American and National qualifier from last year at 133 lbs. Tristan is looking to stand on the podium this year. After winning 20 matches and getting eliminated in the blood round last year, Tristan is looking to leave his mark on the program. A native of Random Lake, WI Tristan is a captain and leader of the program. Tristan did his prep career at Random Lake High School and is a member of the Askren Wrestling Academy. After graduation Tristan has his options open and will have many available to him.
Jeremy Ingram (Sophomore) qualified for the Bobcats at 157 lbs. Jeremy is a returning national qualifier. Jeremy is an unorthodox wrestler who specializes in pinning people. He started wrestling his sophomore year at Milwaukee Bradley Tech High School. He is a Milwaukee native and was the original wrestler signed to the Bobcats. Jeremy is a dangerous matchup for anyone in the bracket and is looking to All American. Jeremy is a member of the City Kids Wrestling Club. A Greco Roman specialist and academic scholar, Jeremy is still weighing his options for after graduation. Like Tristan, he should have a lot of opportunities in front of him.
Jarvis Echols (Sophomore) qualified at 184 lbs. for the Bobcats. Jarvis is also a returning national qualifier. Another Greco Roman and pin specialist, Jarvis, has expanded his game this season. Becoming a well-rounded wrestler, he can beat anyone in his bracket. Fast, explosive and mat savvy, Jarvis Echols is looking to bring a bracket board home with him from Iowa. A Milwaukee native also doing his prep career at Milwaukee Bradley Tech, Jarvis is the heart of the Bobcats. Jarvis is a member of the City Kids Wrestling Club and Askren Wrestling Academy. Jarvis is waiting until after the season to decide what to do upon graduation.
Coach Shane Kennelly leads an experienced bunch of athletes back to Council Bluffs. After a year of experience, the team is primed and better than ever. They faced tough competition all season, like to fight and are battle ready. They take pride in having Wisconsin student athletes on the roster and representing the state of Wisconsin nationally. The tournament will be live on Flowrestling March 3-5. Tune in and cheer on the BobcatBus.