SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana will send two wrestlers o the NCAA Championships Friday and Saturday in Birmingham, Ala. Nate Herda will compete for the Vikings at 149 pounds while Jayd Docken will wrestle at 197 pounds. Sean Derry also qualified for this year’s NCAA Championships but had to withdraw from competition due to an injury.
This year’s NCAA Wrestling Championships will take place as a part of the Division II Championships Festival. Along with wrestling, the NCAA Championships for men’s and women’s indoor track and field and men’s and women’s swimming a diving will take place in Birmingham. The Division II festival is being hosted by the Gulf South Conference and the city of Birmingham.