St. Cloud State Wrestling to host Chadron State on Nov. 15

Match has been designated as Youth/Prep Night

The #1 ranked St. Cloud State University wrestling team will open its 2018-19 dual match season on Thursday, Nov. 15 with a 7 p.m. match in Halenbeck Hall against non-conference rival Chadron State University.

The match has been designated as Youth/Prep Night and all children in grades K-12 will be admitted to this NCAA dual match for just $1.00. Tickets will be available at the gate on the night of the match in Halenbeck Hall. Continue reading

NDSU Squares off with Fresno State, Competes at CSUB Roadrunner Open

No. 20-ranked North Dakota State (2-0, 0-0 #Big12WR) is scheduled to square off against Fresno State (3-2, 1-1 #Big12WR) in a Big 12 Conference dual at 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, in the Save Mart Center … Video available through … Live results through … NDSU will then compete at the CSU Bakersfield Roadrunner Open at noon CT Sunday, Nov. 18, in the Icardo Center (3,495) … Live results/video through Continue reading

Utah Valley’s upset over Rutgers moves Wolverines into NWCA Top 25

Manheim, Pennsylvania – For just the second time in school history, Utah Valley University finds itself ranked in the Top 25 as the NWCA Division I Wrestling Coaches Poll was released on Tuesday.

The Wolverines (2-1) weren’t flawless this past weekend at the Journeymen MyHouse Northeast Duals in Troy, New York, but they were good enough to beat then-No. 15 Rutgers 24-14. The only other time Utah Valley was ranked in the Top 25 in school history came last season when they appeared at No. 25 on February 8. Utah Valley enters this week at No. 21, the highest in the program’s 15-year history. Continue reading

Oles open season at Luther Open

DECORAH, Iowa – The St. Olaf College wrestling team opened its 2018-19 season at the Luther College Open on Saturday.

In the 125-pound elite bracket, Luke Wallace was pinned by Brady Wilsie of Coe at 1:07 in his first match before dropping a 5-1 decision to Minnesota State Mankato’s Lucas Hagel in the consolation bracket.

Bryant Ridgway was defeated by Upper Iowa’s Mac Spotts by technical fall, 16-0, at 3:44 in the 157-pound elite bracket and lost a 7-3 decision to Wyatt Bice of UW-Whitewater in the consolation round. Continue reading

Yellowjackets Crown Two Champions in Competitive Luther Open

This past Saturday Rochester Community and Technical College competed at the Luther Open in Decorah, IA. This tournament brought in nearly 300 wrestlers from 20 teams representing NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA schools.

Leading the Yellowjackets and winning championships were Shane Siewert (Lake City, MN) 174 Elite and Morgen Moreno (Hayfield, MN) 197 Silver.

Siewert put together a string of five straights wins to top the 174 Elite bracket. In the semis, Shane defeated Jordan Gundrum of Upper Iowa University who was a two-time All-American and national runner-up while competing at Ellsworth before transferring to UI. “Shane is very workmen in his wrestling style. He has solid defense and is unbelievably strong,” noted coach Travis Rutt. Continue reading