The Midshipmen placed 12th at last year's Southern Scuffle.
Navy placed 18th at last year's Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational.
Mids win five individual titles to claim their 19th Navy Classic.
The Mids have won the Navy Classic team title in each of the last three seasons.
Navy opens Saturday's event with an 11:00 am match with Buffalo.
Rauscher in 2011-12 (Jr.): Produced a 3-3 record seeing action in three tournaments ... placed second at the Navy Classic, dropping his championship match by a 3-1 count to Gardner-Webb's Justin Kozera ... also competed at the Knight Point Open and the Southern Scuffle.
2010-11 (So.): Made appearances in four tournaments for the Mids en route to posting a 5-9 record ... competed at the Eastern Michigan Open, the Reno Tournament of Champions, the Southern Scuffle and placed fifth at the Navy Classic ... defeated teammate Matt McVay by an 11-5 decision to take fifth at the Mids' home tournament ... made his dual debut against Franklin & Marshall where he dropped a 13-5 major decision to Colin Ely.
2009-10 (Fr.): Turned in a combined 5-5 record in his rookie season by competing in three tournaments ... placed third at the Central New Jersey Open which featured his first collegiate win ... pinned Princeton's Robert Grogan to earn his first victory ... defeated Franklin & Marshall's Colin Ely, 8-4, en route to taking fifth place at the Navy Classic ... also wrestled at the prestigious Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, but did not place.
High School: A 2009 graduate of Glasgow High School, Rauscher was a four-year wrestling letterwinner ... a four-time state placewinner, he claimed the 189-pound Montana state crown behind a 27-6 record his junior year ... followed up by taking the 215-pound title as a senior, boasting a flawless 42-0 record ... led Glasgow High to three consecutive state championships (2006-07-08) ... member of the Student Council and served as the Honor Society President.
Personal: Son of Ryan and Elodie Rauscher ... majoring in Aerospace Engineering and carries a 3.38 GPA ... has appeared on the Commandant's List three times and was named to the Dean's List in the spring of 2011 ... his service assignment is Navy Pilot.