Junior Brad Kerkhoff continues to build toward a late postseason run as he picked up a runner-up finish at one of the more prestigious tournaments in the midwest, the Pete Willson Wheaton College Invitational, held on Friday and Saturday.
The 157-pounder rolled into Saturday afternoon's finals with 7-0 and 8-3 decisions on Friday before 9-4 and 6-3 triumphs on Saturday. He came up just short in his bid for his championship with a tough 11-4 setback in the finals. Kerkhoff is now 17-7 on the year.
Buena Vista turns its focus back to the Iowa Conference schedule as it hosts Simpson College on Friday night (Feb. 2) at 7:00 p.m. for the Dinner and a Show event inside the Dows Ballroom on the BVU campus.