JJ Classic Clinic set for October 21st at 8:30 am

The 2017 JJ Classic Clinic is set for Saturday, Oct. 21, in Rochester, Minn. The clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the UCR Regional Sports Center before the JJ Classic, which begins at 10 a.m.

The JJ Classic Clinic is open to wrestlers ages 5-18 who attend the JJ Classic ($7 admission) or compete in the event. There is no pre-registration. Doors open at 8 a.m. Continue reading

SCSU to offer youth wrestling clinic on Oct. 28

The 2017 St. Cloud State University Fall Wrestling Youth Clinic will be held on Saturday, October 28 in the Halenbeck Hall Fieldhouse.  This clinic will provide participants with an opportunity to learn from one of the best NCAA DII programs in the country. St. Cloud State wrestling is a perennial powerhouse in DII wrestling winning back-to-back National Championships in 2015 and 2016. Continue reading

Augustana Announces 2017-18 Schedule

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana head wrestling coach Jason Reitmeier has announced the schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season. The schedule features eight NSIC Duals, four opens, and two dual tournaments.

Augustana doesn’t leave South Dakota for its first four meets of the season as they open with the Daktronics Open in Brookings, S.D. on Nov. 5, followed by the Dakota Wesleyan Open in Mitchell, S.D. Continue reading

SCSU to face competitive schedule in 2017-18

Coach Steve Costanzo and his staff are excited to announce the schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 St. Cloud State University Wrestling season. This season marks the 68th year of Huskies wrestling.

The 2017-18 Huskies schedule will offer strong competition from start to finish, as SCSU looks to maintain its spot as one of the nation’s top NCAA Division II wrestling programs. SCSU starts off the regular season with its annual Black/Red Classic intrasquad match on Nov. 2. The Huskies will then take to the road competing in their first Open of the season at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, S.D. on Nov. 11, followed by the Finn Grinaker Open in Moorhead, Minn. on Nov. 18.

In the first dual meet of the season, the Huskies will face NSIC rival Southwest Minnesota State for a 7 p.m. showdown in Halenbeck Hall on Nov. 30 (Prep Night). The Huskies will close out the first semester at the Newberry College Duals in Newberry, S.C. and then host their final home match, the Holiday Inn/Huskies Open (Parent’s Day) on Dec. 9 in the Halenbeck Hall Fieldhouse. Continue reading

SDSU ranked 15th by FloWrestling

The South Dakota State University wrestling team is ranked 15th in a preseason poll conducted by FloWrestling.org.

The Jackrabbits are scheduled to wrestle in dual competition against six other programs in the FloWrestling poll. Five of the six matches are slated to be contested at Frost Arena, starting with a Nov. 17 meeting against ninth-ranked Minnesota. Other non-conference duals with ranked opponents are Dec. 8 versus 16th-ranked Central Michigan and Jan. 5 versus No. 20 Oregon State.

Big 12 Conference rival Wyoming is ranked 19th and will visit the Jackrabbits Jan. 18, while conference newcomer Northern Iowa is tabbed 11th and will wrestle at SDSU Jan. 21. Continue reading

Gopher Wrestling Tickets Now On Sale

Season tickets and single match tickets are now available for the University of Minnesota Wrestling 2017-2018 season.

The Gophers will host six home matches this season, with season tickets starting at $60 this year, and are available immediately. Single match tickets start at $10 with youth/senior tickets at $5 and University of Minnesota students get into all home matches for free with their student ID.

Minnesota will begin their home schedule against Air Force on Nov. 12 at Maturi Pavilion. The dual will mark the first wrestling event under the newly named facility. After a few road trips, the Gophers will return home on Dec. 10 to take on Fresno State at 1:00 p.m. before they wrap up for finals and the holidays. Fresno State recently was reinstated back into the Mountain West Conference, after the program was cut in 2006. Continue reading