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COLUMBUS, Ohio Reece Humphrey, a junior on the Ohio State wrestling team, was one of six wrestlers awarded 2009 U.S. World Team Trials freestyle wildcards, USA Wrestling announced. The U.S. World Team Trials, presented by the U.S. Marines, are May 30-31 in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  

Humphrey, a native of Indianapolis, Ind., will compete in the Challenge Tournament portion of the World Team Trials at 60kg/132 pounds. 

Representatives for the U.S. at the 2009 World Wrestling Championships in Herning, Denmark, Sept. 21-27 will be determined in seven men’s freestyle weight classes. Three Olympic styles will be contested in Greco-Roman and men’s and women’s freestyle.

Members of the 2009-10 U.S. National Team in all three Olympic styles also will be named at the World Team Trials. The Top 3 athletes in each weight class will become members of Team USA.

Humphrey, a three-time NCAA championships qualifier, earned his first All-America laurel this spring when he finished as the 133-pound runner-up. He also was the Big Ten championships runner-up.  

U.S. World Team Trials presented by the U.S. Marines
May 30-31
Mid-America Center
Council Bluffs, Iowa

Saturday, May 30
Men’s Freestyle: 60 kg
, 74 kg, and 96 kg
Greco-Roman: 55 kg, 74 kg, 84 kg, and 120 kg
Women’s Freestyle: 51 kg, 59 kg, 67 kg and 72 kg

9 a.m.11:30 a.m.: Session I Preliminaries, Quarterfinals and Consolations
1:30 p.m.4 p.m.: Session II Semifinals, Consolations, Consolation Semifinals and Challenge Tournament Finals
6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. : Session III Final World Team Trials and Third Place Matches

Sunday, May 31
Men’s Freestyle: 55 kg, 66 kg, 84 kg and 120 kg
Greco-Roman: 60 kg, 66 kg, and 96 kg
Women’s Freestyle: 48 kg, 55 kg, and 63 kg

9 a.m.11:30 a.m.: Session I Preliminaries, Quarterfinals and Consolations
1:30 pm 4 p.m.: Session II Semifinals, Consolations, Consolation Semifinals and Challenge Tournament Finals
6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.: Session III Final World Team Trials and Third Place Matches, followed by the presentation of the 2009 U.S. World Championship teams