Viking wrestling 2012-13 recruiting class cited in Wrestling USA magazine

MISSOULA, Mont. – Augustana has been cited by Wrestling USA magazine for having one of the top non-Division I recruiting classes in the nation.

Vikings head coach Jason Reitmeier signed 11 wrestlers for the 2012-13 season. The class was ranked 11th in the country among non-Division I schools by Wrestling USA’s national editor Dan Fickel.

The rankings are based on Fickel’s grading of the top high school seniors for 2012.

A year ago, the Vikings were 13-3 overall and finished third in the NSIC with a 5-2 mark. The Vikings advanced to the national tournament, earned a tie for 10th with three wrestlers earning All-America recognition.

Reitmeier is in his 10th season as Augustana’s head coach.

Augustana competes in NCAA Division II as a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.