By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
Published on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 9:32 pm EST
The Oregon State wrestling program will have a new head coach for their next season. The school has parted ways with his former coach.
Jim Zalesky will now seek employment elsewhere after being let go at the end of their wrestling season, according to the school. He had been at the school since April 2006.
“I want to thank Coach Jim Zalesky for his dedication to Oregon State University and his commitment to the young men in our wrestling program,” Beaver Vice President and Director of Athletics Scott Barnes said. “We wish him and his family the best in their future endeavors.”
The school will begin a national search to find his replacement. They hope to appoint a new wrestling coach in the near future.
The program finished the season with an 8-6 record. They were also 2-2 in Pac-12 play.
The team ended their season on a three-game win streak, before coming in fourth place at the Pac-12 Championships in Stanford, California on March 7th with 92.5 points.
Despite the change, two Beavers competitors will move on to the NCAA Championships in Minneapolis from March 19th through the 21st. Those wrestlers are Devan Turner at 133 and Grant Willits at 141.
Turner won the Pac-12 Championship in his weight, while Willits was second in his weight.
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