SCSU to Open NWCA DII Duals Against UNC-Pembroke

The #4 St. Cloud State University wrestling team (7-0, 1-0 NSIC) will open competition at the upcoming NWCA Division II National Duals on Saturday, Jan. 12 with a 9 a.m. match against UNC-Pembroke.  This two-day tournament will be held at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Ill.

SCSU HuskiesThe Huskies are the defending NWCA Division II National Duals champion and they will bring a 33 dual match win streak into the tournament this weekend in Illinois.  The NWCA Division II National Duals features the nation’s top wrestling programs and the two-day tournament will continue through Jan. 13 in Springfield, Ill. – the home of another famous wrestler President Abraham Lincoln.  Of note, SCSU is the #4 seed at the tournament.

The schedule of matches on the first day of competiton at the NWCA Division II National Duals will also include #1 seed Nebraska Kearney vs. UW-Parkside at 9 a.m., #8 seed Findlay vs. Minnesota State at 9 a.m., #5 seed Upper Iowa vs. Kutztown at 9 a.m., #3 seed Central Oklahoma vs. Minot State at 11 a.m., #6 seed Grand Canyon vs. Limestone at 11 a.m., #7 seed Notre Dame vs. Augustana at 11 a.m. and #2 seed Newberry vs. Fort Hays State.  The tournament is a double-elimination format and the Huskies’ opponents in the next rounds of competiton will be determined by the results throughout the day.

NWCA Division II National Duals Results Website on Track Wrestling

NWCA Division II National Duals Website

2013 NWCA Division II National Duals Bracket

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