Jan 282015

Johnnies Bounce Back With 31-9 Win Over Ridgewater

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. – Saint John’s wrestling recorded a 31-9 win over Ridgewater on Wednesday, Jan. 28, in Collegeville.

Following a double forfeit at 125 pounds, SJU (5-16 dual record) built a 15-0 lead thanks to a forfeit at 133, a 7-3 decision from freshman Chris Ortman (Pierz, Minn.) at 141 and a pin in 2:28 by sophomore Branden Schorr (Mantorville, Minn./Kasson-Mantorville) at 149. Continue reading »

Jan 282015

EDMOND, Okla. – Augustana wrestling remains at the No. 17 spot in the latest NCAA Division II Wrestling rankings released from the National Wrestling Coaches Association on Wednesday.

The Vikings’ accumulated 39 points, only three points behind Newberry (S.C.) who came in at the No. 16 spot. Augustana also had three wrestlers that earned individual rankings in their respective weight classes. TJ North (125 pounds) remains as the No. 1 spot, while Jeremiah Peterson (141 pounds) earned the No. 4 spot, and Jayd Docken (197 pounds) was selected at No. 5. Continue reading »

Jan 282015

INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA has released the third week of standings for the 2015 NCAA Wrestling Awards that will be awarded in March at the respective Division I, II and III Wrestling Championships.

The inaugural NCAA Wrestling Awards were presented at the 2012 wrestling championships. The three awards, given at each division, honor the Most Dominant Wrestler as well as the student-athletes that have accumulated the most falls and the most tech falls throughout the course of the regular and postseasons. Continue reading »

Jan 282015

St. Cloud State takes over second place

EDMOND, Okla. — Maryville (Mo.) remained the unanimous No. 1 team in the NCAA Division II wrestling rankings, according to the poll released Wednesday by the Division II Wrestling Coaches Association.

The Saints earned all eight first-place votes in balloting of head coaches from around the country to finish with 160 points. Maryville, which has topped the national rankings in four of this season’s five polls, will host the NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships March 13-14 in St. Louis, Mo. Continue reading »

Jan 282015

The National Wrestling Coaches Association will be bringing the National Duals back to campuses around the country in February to set up a finale weekend at the University of Iowa’s Carver-Hawkeye Arena

The EAS Sports Nutrition/NWCA National Duals presented by Hibiclens and the United States Marines Corps in honor of Cliff Keen will start the weekend of February 14 at eight separate regional sites with the winners of the dual matchups coming together the following weekend. The Division I portion National Duals, coupled with the recently conducted Multi-Division National Duals, is dubbed Mat Mayhem. Continue reading »

Jan 282015

In this newest episode of Coach’s Corner, Gopher Wrestling Head Assistant Coach Brandon Eggum recaps Minnesota’s 17-16 victory over No. 6 Penn State last Sunday at Rec Hall in University Park, Pa. While the victory extended the Gophers’ unbeaten streak against Penn State to 13 matches, it also marked the first time a visiting team had defeated the Nittany Lions in Happy Valley since January 2011. Continue reading »

Jan 272015
Aitkin 46 Royalton-Upsala 19
Annandale/Maple Lake 65 St.Cloud Apollo 3
Barnesville 52 Border West 27
Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 48 Rockford 27
Fertile-Beltrami 57 Crookston 13
Jackson County Central 49 Blue Earth Area 20
Lewiston-Altura/Rushford-Peterson 59 Fillmore Central/Lanesboro/Mabel-Canton 18
Milaca 45 Princeton 24
New London-Spicer 52 BOLD 16
New Ulm 49, St. Clair/Mankato Loyola 15
Ortonville 57, Minnewaska Area 20
Osakis 50 Paynesville Area 27
Sartell-St. Stephen 46 Fergus Falls 22
Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove 31, Pipestone Area 27
Wabasso/Red Rock Central 51, Redwood-River Valley 10
West Central Area/Ashby/Evansville 52 LPGE-Browerville 12 Continue reading »
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