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BURNSVILLE, Minn. - The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference announced Monday that Augustana’s Ty Copsey has been named Wrestler of the Week for his performance in the Vikings’ wins over St. Cloud State and Minnesota State last week.

Ty CopseyCopsey, a senior from Glenwood, Iowa, notched two wins for No. 2-ranked Augustana against the Huskies and Mavericks. Both of his victories at 197 pounds locked up a win for Augustana, putting the Vikings ahead by more than six points. On Thursday against SCSU, Copsey blanked Luke Munkelwitz 4-0. He followed that by taking a 6-3 decision from MSU’s Pat Mahan on Friday. The senior is currently ranked No. 2 in Division II.

The Vikings beat No. 3 SCSU 18-13 and No. 7 MSU 21-10.

Copsey’s award marks the third for a Viking this season; Cody Lensing picked up the honor on Nov. 29, while Jason Jeremiasonwas the Jan. 10 recipient.

Augustana (11-1, 5-0 NSIC) travels to Dakota Wesleyan (1-4) on Thursday and Southwest Minnesota State (4-2, 0-2 NSIC) on Friday.

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