Jul 032015

Jaquelyn Diaz isn’t shy about her primary goal for her second season in the Le Sueur-Henderson wrestling program.

“I want to beat a boy,” she exclaims.

Before she gets the chance, though, Diaz will be competing in North Dakota this summer in the ASICS/Vaughan Cadet and Junior Nationals against some of the top female wrestlers in the country. She earned her spot in the tournament after winning her match at the cadet Minnesota state tournament, where she also wrestled in the boys division. Continue reading at www.southernminn.com

Jul 022015

Minnesota wrestler Colin Carr suffered two back fractures while in high school.

Before wrestling for a top-ranked program like Minnesota was even a possibility, redshirt freshman Colin Carr was prepared for the harsh reality that he may never wrestle again.

A day before the start of his sophomore season — his first on his high school’s varsity team — Carr was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his lower back.

To make matters worse, Carr had just successfully recovered from another stress fracture on the other side of his back that sidelined him for six months after his freshman season. Continue reading at www.mndaily.com

Jul 022015

This year’s St. Cloud State University Wrestling Alumni reunion is scheduled from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 11. This fun-filled event will take place at the home of Grant and Carol Nelson in Prescott, Wisc. All former St. Cloud State University wrestlers are invited to take part in this year’s reunion, which will include a celebration of the Huskies’ first NCAA Division II wrestling championship in 2015 along with time to share stories, reunite with former teammates and enjoy some great food. Continue reading at www.scsuhuskies.com

Jun 302015

MARSHALL, Minn. – Southwest Minnesota State University head wrestling coach Jesse Nelson announced today that Chris Freije has been hired as a graduate assistant coach for the SMSU wrestling program.

Freije, a native of Mesa, Ariz., comes to SMSU after spending last season as an assistant coach at Mesa High School. He helped coach two individuals to state championships in 2015. Continue reading »

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