Oct 222014

Four Bison Wrestlers Listed

FARGO, N.D.–North Dakota State University was ranked No. 22 in the InterMat.com NCAA Division I Dual Meet Rankings released this week, while four Bison wrestlers were listed among the top 20 in the individual weight class rankings. Junior Hayden Zillmer was No. 10 at 174 pounds, senior Evan Knutson ranked No. 11 at 285, Josh Rodriguez was No. 13 at 125, and junior Kurtis Julson ranked No. 17 at 184.

Zillmer, Knutson and Julson are returning NCAA Championships qualifiers for the Bison, as the trio advanced to the national tournament last season. Knutson is a two-time qualifier. Continue reading »

Oct 222014

For the first time in 21 years, purple and gold will return to the wrestling mat.

The Falls School Board agreed Monday to add wrestling to its extra curricular lineup with the Minnesota State High School League. The decision prompted a round of applause, a few cheers and a standing ovation from wrestlers and their supporters.

“We won’t let you down,” Pete Benedix, who coaches the local Mighty Mustang wrestling team, told board members. Continue reading at www.ifallsjournal.com

Oct 212014

Last week, Sidney senior Gresh Jones verbally committed to the University of Minnesota wrestling program – a program ranked first in the nation. It’s been Jones’ dream to wrestle in Minnesota, and his hard work on and off the mats have aided in that dream to become a reality.

“It’s been a life-long dream to go there. It’s been the biggest goal of mine to get to a D I school,” Jones said. Continue reading at www.sidneyherald.com

Oct 212014

MINNEAPOLIS — InterMat has released preseason NCAA Division I wrestling rankings. Minnesota begins the 2014-15 season ranked No. 1 in both the tournament rankings and dual meet rankings. The Gophers have five wrestlers ranked in the top five, including two wrestlers ranked No. 1.

Updated rankings are released every Tuesday during the NCAA wrestling season. The next rankings update will occur on November 4.

View rankings at InterMat: click here »

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