NDSU Places 11 on the Academic All-Big 12 Conference Wrestling Team

IRVING, Texas—North Dakota State placed 11 student-athletes on the 2019 Academic All-Big 12 Wrestling team announced Thursday, Feb. 21, by the conference office. There were 91 selections overall.

Tyler McNutt, a redshirt senior 184-pounder from Saint Joseph, Mo., is a four-time Academic All-Big 12 performer. McNutt, an architecture major, was a three-time second-team pick before moving up to the first team this season.

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Mustangs ready for NCAA Super Regional V Championships

MARSHALL, Minn. – The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team will compete this Saturday at the NCAA Division II Super Regional V Tournament at Alex Nemzek Hall in Moorhead, Minnesota.

The Super Regional tournament V includes nine NSIC wrestling institutions and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. The top three finishers in each weight class will qualify for the NCAA Championships that will be held on March 8-9 at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Poloncic and Wahlstrom Named NSIC All-Conference

Seniors earn a spot on the second team

BURNSVILLE, MINN. — The 2018-19 NSIC Wrestling All-Conferences teams were announced as the regular season concluded last week. Two Viking student-athletes were named to the NSIC All-Conference wrestling team on Thursday as Lukas Poloncic and Clayton Wahlstrom earned Second Team All-Conference honors. Twenty wrestlers represent the prestigious group in the NSIC.

Poloncic earned a spot on the second team after an impressive senior season at 174 lbs. posting a record of 15-8 overall, with an 8-1 record in duals. The Gillette, Wyo. native took down a pair of ranked opponents during the dual season by defeating then No. 4 ranked Zach Johnston of Minnesota State and No. 2 Kolton Eischens of St. Cloud State.

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SJU Travels to Eau Claire for This Weekend’s NCAA Regional

Saint John’s wrestling competes at the NCAA Upper Midwest Regional this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22-23, at Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s McPhee Physical Education Center. Friday’s competition begins at 11 a.m., followed by a 10 a.m. start Saturday.

Saint John’s suffered a 51-3 defeat to then-No. 1 Augsburg its last time out on Feb. 8 in Minneapolis. The Auggies took advantage of four forfeits and won their five matches by bonus points (three pins, one major decision and one technical fall).

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